Metso supplies a containerboard machine to Fujian Liansheng Paper in China

Published Dec 10, 2009 09.00.00 +2 GMT

Metso will supply a containerboard machine to Fujian Liansheng Paper Co., Ltd., in Zhangzhou city, Fujian province, on the southeast coast of China. The start-up of the production line is scheduled for the last quarter of 2010. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

Metso’s delivery will include a complete board machine from headbox to reel. The new 6.4-m-wide (wire) PM 3 will produce around 300,000 tonnes of fluting annually within the basis weight range 80 – 120 g/m2. The design speed of the machine will be 1,100 m/min.

Fujian Liansheng Paper Co., Ltd. started paper production in 1999. The company established the Zhangzhou mill site in 2006.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 28,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

For more information, please contact:

Ari Harmaala, President of Metso Operations in China Tel. +86 13911792766

Kaarlo Hedman, Vice President, Sales, Paper business line, Metso Tel. +358 40 585 9943