Metso supports Procter & Gamble in rebuild program

Published May 5, 2008 16.00.00 +2 GMT

Metso has been awarded a rebuild project by Procter & Gamble for its PM 1 tissue machine in Oxnard, California, USA, targeting at increased production and total energy reduction.

The rebuild includes elements in the dry end and forming section with the key technology being Metso’s Advantage reel and dry end.

This is one of several rebuilds for which Procter & Gamble has secured Metso services and technologies to achieve the productivity goals. The company has repeatedly employed Metso in their program to improve machine capacity and efficiency. Other rebuilds have included Metso’s OptiFlo headbox and Advantage foils.

“With past and present projects that have been executed, Metso has regularly demonstrated the ability to meet Procter & Gamble’s production and efficiency goals”, says Don Adams, Procter & Gamble, Paper Technology.

Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2007 net sales of over EUR 6 billion. Its almost 27,000 employees in some 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.

For further information, please contact:

Marco Marcheggiani, President, Metso Paper, Tissue business line, phone +1 404 229 7575 or +46 705 171 511

Soren Erikson, Sr. Marketing/Sales Manager, Metso Paper, Tissue business line, phone +1 770-242-3327 or +1 404-242-8845