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Metso to rebuild two paper machines for Shandong Chenming Paper in China


Metso will supply two fine paper machine rebuilds for Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Limitedís subsidiary mills in China. The total value of the orders is approximately EUR 10 million. The orders are a continuation to Metsoís earlier deliveries to Shandong Chenming Paper. The orders are included in Paper and Fiber Technologyís Q4 of year 2009 orders received.

Metsoís delivery to Wuhan Chenming Hanyang Paper in Wuhan, Hubei province will include a film size press, an air dryer and an upgrade of the after-dryer section. A rebuild of the press section with a shoe press and an upgrade at the BCTMP (bleached chemithermomechanical pulp) plant will be supplied to Shouguang Chenming Art Paper in Shouguang, Shandong province. The rebuilt paper machine at Wuhan is scheduled to start up late 2010, the rebuilt machine at Shouguang in 2011.

Wuhan Chenming Hanyang Paper Co., Ltd. and Shouguang Chenming Art Paper Co., Ltd. are subsidiaries of Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Limited, one of the biggest paper producers in China. In 2008, the companyís paper production capacity was over 3 million tons, turnover over EUR 2.0 billion and the number of employees 17,000.

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 26,500 employees in more than 50 countries.


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