Metso to supply four tissue production lines for HengAn Group

Metso to supply four tissue production lines for HengAn Group in
China 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 11/12/12 --  Metso Corporation's
press release on November 12, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. local time 
Metso has been awarded a repeat order for four complete tissue
production lines
for HengAn Group in China. Two of the lines will be
located at Shandong HengAn
Paper Co., Ltd, in Weifang City, Shandong
Province, and two at HengAn Wuhu Paper
Co., Ltd, in Wuhu City, Anhui
Province. Start-ups are planned to be successive
with the first in
December 2013 in Weifang. The value of the order will not
be
disclosed. 
Xu Lianjie, President, HengAn: "We like to continue the relation with
Metso,
being active in developing the tissue machine technology." 
"We are very proud that HengAn once again trusted Metso technology to
support
their continued growth in the tissue industry," says Anders
Bjoern, President,
Metso Paper Karlstad. 
The new lines will add another 240,000 tonnes a year of high-quality 
facial,
toilet and towel grades to HengAn Group's total production.
This will consolidate their position as China's leading tissue
producer. The raw material
for the new machines will be virgin pulp.
The order follows the successful start-ups of four similar tissue
lines at the company's Anhai mill in Fujian
Province and Weifang mill
in Shandong Province in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. 
The order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power fourth quarter
2012 orders received. 
Technical information 
Metso's delivery will comprise four tissue production lines featuring
Metso's
stock preparation equipment and Advantage DCT 200 tissue
machine. Each machine
will include an OptiFlo II TIS multi-layer
headbox, a Metso Yankee cylinder with
deep rib for highest energy
efficiency, an Advantage AirCap hood, an Advantage
WetDust dust
management system and an Advantage SoftReel P reel. The tissue lines
will also feature Metso's new MicroBar refiner segments for short
fiber
refining and VacuFox polyurethane roll covers for tissue
machine press sections. 
The new lines will have a width of 5.6 m and an operating speed of
1,900 m/min. 
HengAn is a leading, fast-growing Chinese consumer product company
with a nationwide sales and distribution network. It is a fully o
wned
subsidiary of
HengAn International, whose shares are listed on the
Hong Kong stock exchange.
Their turnover in 2011 was approximately
EUR 1.7 billion and they have 20,000
employees. 
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes,
machinery,
equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter
fabrics. Our offering and experience cover the entire process life
cycle including new production lines,
rebuilds and services. 
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www.twitter.com/MetsoPulpPaper 
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in
the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and
paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over
50 countries deliver sustainability and profitability to customers
worldwide. Expect results. 
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For further information, please contact: 
Anders Bjorn
President, Metso Paper Karlstad AB
Paper business line, Metso,
tel. +46 54 17 13 38
mobile phone +46 705 1713 38 
Leif Forsberg
Senior Vice President, Sales
Paper business line, Metso
tel. +46 54 17 13 10
mobile phone +46 705 17 13 10
 
 
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