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Pöyry awarded board machine rebuild in the United States


Nov. 29, 2006 - Pöyry’s Forest Industry business group has signed an agreement with USG Corporation, Chigaco, IL, to provide engineering and project management services for a major board machine rebuild at USG’s Otsego mill in Michigan. The services will be provided during 2007. The value of the services contract is about EUR 2.5 million.

The 4.5-m-wide (179 inches) PM1 board line will be rebuilt to produce high-quality gypsum linerboard in a basis weight range of 160-205 g/sq m. Pöyry’s contract includes engineering management, civil and detail engineering services, as well as time scheduling and procurement services.

This assignment is a continuation of the cooperation between USG and Pöyry. USG Corporation is a Chicago based Fortune 500 manufacturer and distributor of high-performance building systems.

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering firm focusing on the energy, forest industry and infrastructure & environment sectors. Pöyry’s annual net sales amount to about EUR 600 million and it employs 6000 experts.
Satu Perälampi
Investor Relations Manager


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