Metso supplies a recovery boiler to Phoenix Pulp & Paper in Thailand

Metso Corporation´s press release on May 18, 2009, 3:00 p.m. local time

Metso will supply Phoenix Pulp & Paper Public Company Limited with a recovery boiler to the company’s pulp and paper mill in the Khon Kaen province located in the north east part of Thailand. Start-up of the boiler is scheduled for the Q4 of 2010. The value of the order is below EUR 20 million. The order is included in Energy and Environmental Technology’s Q2 orders received.

The recovery boiler for black liquor burning is rated at 600 tons of dry solids per day (t ds/day) and designed for the future capacity of 750 t ds/day. The recovery boiler is part of Phoenix pulp and paper mill modernization project and replaces the mill’s existing recovery boiler from 1981.

Phoenix Pulp & Paper Public Company Limited produces market grade bleached kraft pulp with annual capacity of about 230,000 tonnes. The company is an affiliate to Siam Cement Group (SCG) Paper, which is the largest integrated producer of paper products in Thailand and a part of Siam Cement Group.

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 over 28,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

Further information for the press, please contact: Kari Remes, General Manager, Sales, Power business line, Metso, tel. +358 40 709 2015