Metso receives repeat order for tissue production line from Syktyvkar Tissue Group, Russia

Metso receives repeat order for tissue production line from Syktyvkar Tissue 
Group, Russia 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 03/15/13 --  Metso Corporation's
press release on March 15, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. local time 
Metso has once again received an order for a complete tissue
production line for Syktyvkar Tissue Group in Russia. The new tissue
machine will be installed at
the company's new site in Semibratovo,
located some 220 km from Moscow. The start-up of the machine is
scheduled for mid 2014. The value of the order will
not be disclosed. 
The order follows the previous Metso installation of an Advantage DCT
100 tissue
machine in 2007 and a major tissue machine rebuild during
2012. 
"We consider Metso not only to be a supplier of first-class
equipment. Over the
years friendly relations have been established
and we are happy that our cooperation is going on," says Mark Reznik,
Managing Partner, Syktyvkar Tissue
Group. 
"We are very pleased that Syktyvkar has ordered their third
consecutive major
project from us. This is proof that our way of
working as partners with our customers is rewarding for both sides,"
says Leif Forsberg, Senior Vice President, Sales, Tissue Mills
business unit, Metso. 
The main part of the order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and
Power first
quarter 2013 orders received. The automation package is
included in Automation's
first quarter 2013 orders received. 
Technical information 
Metso's delivery will comprise a complete high-speed tissue
production line featuring an Advantage DCT 100 HS tissue machine
equipped with an OptiFlo headbox, a Metso cast iron Yankee cylinder
and an Advantage AirCap Yankee hood.
Metso will also supply stock
preparation equipment including an OptiFiner conical refiner,
OptiScreen cleaning and screening technology and converting
broke
equipment. 
In addition, Metso's scope of supply will comprise an electrification
package,
pumps, agitators, instruments, a vacuum system and white
water handling. The
delivery will include basic and detail
engineering for the new tissue machine
and services for installation
and start-up of the machine. Furthermore, Metso
will supply Metso DNA
automation for process, machine and drive controls and
Metso IQ
quality controls. 
The new line will have a width of 2.7 m and an operating speed of
2,000 m/min
and it will add another 30,000 tonnes per year of bathroom
tissue, napkin and
towel grades to the company's existing production. 
Syktyvkar Tissue Group is today one of the best known companies on
the Russian
market for tissue products with a market share of around
10 percent. Today the
company employs 385 people and produces
approximately 45,000 tonnes of tissue.
Headquarters and existing
production facilities of the company are located in
Syktyvkar,
capital of the republic of Komi in the northwestern part of Russia 
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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50 countries contribute to
sustainability and deliver profitability
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For further information, please contact: 
Leif Forsberg
Senior Vice President, Sales
Tissue Mills business unit, Paper business line
Metso, tel. +46 705 17 13 10 
Bjorn Magnus
Sales Manager
Tissue Mills business unit, Paper business line
Metso, tel. +46 703 17 79 83