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Metso to rebuild Stora Enso’s board machine line with ValZone calender

Published Feb 16, 2009 11.00.00 +2 GMT

Metso will modernize the BM 4 board machine line at Stora Enso Kaukopää mill in Imatra, Finland. The start-up of the rebuilt line is scheduled for November 2009. The parties have agreed not to disclose the order value. The order is included in Paper and Fiber Technology segment´s Q1 orders received.

The rebuild will improve the line’s material efficiency as well as the quality of the board produced. The delivery includes a new ValZone metal belt calender and modernization of the existing reel and winder.

Stora Enso is a global paper, packaging and forest products company producing newsprint and book paper, magazine paper, fine paper, consumer board, industrial packaging and wood products. Stora Enso’s sales totalled EUR 11 billion in 2008. The Group has some 32,000 employees in more than 35 countries worldwide .

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 29,000 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com

For more information, please contact: Mikko Tani, Vice President, Sales, Coaters and Calenders, Paper business line, Metso tel. +358 40 564 2007