Metso to supply pulp drying line to Hyogo Pulp in Japan

Metso to supply pulp drying line to Hyogo Pulp in Japan 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 --  
Metso Corporation's press release on February 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
local time 
Metso will supply Hyogo Pulp Industries, Ltd. with a pulp drying line
for  its
mill in Tanigawa, Japan. The start-up of the line is planned
for the last quarter of 2014. The value of the order will not be
Metso's scope of supply includes a pulp drying line excluding the
building and
civil works. The main parts of the delivery are a wet
end, a pulp dryer, a cutter layboy and a baling line. 
"Metso received the order from Hyogo Pulp as Metso's solution best
matched Hyogo
Pulp's requirements in terms of easy adjustability for
different grades," says
Antti Suoknuuti, Vice President, Sales, Fiber
business line, Metso. 
Hyogo Pulp has been shifting from market pulp production with wet lap
for domestic supply into exporting pulp to China, Korea,
Taiwan and Southeast
Asia and therefore Hyogo Pulp need to change to
production of fully dried pulp.
The capacity of the new pulp drying
line will be 770 air dried tons per day and
the width at the cutter
layboy 3.9 meters. 
The order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power fourth quarter
2012 orders received. 
Hyogo Pulp Industries, Ltd. is a family-owned company, founded in
1955. It is
located in Tanba city, Hyogo prefecture, Japan. The
company is the only producer
of various types of unbleached kraft 
market pulp in Japan and leading the unbleached kraft pulp market in
East Asia. The company's annual capacity is 200,000 tons and the
number of employees is 140. The company also provides biomass energy
to a regional energy company. 
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes,
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.,, 
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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Source: Metso Corporation via Thomson Reuters ONE 
For further information, please contact: 
Antti Suoknuuti
Vice President, Sales, Fiber business line
tel. +358 40 5431 749 
Michio Imai
President, Metso Paper Japan Co., Ltd.
Pulp, Paper and Power
tel. + 81 90 78201216
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