Metso to supply containerboard line for Lee & Man in China

Metso to supply containerboard line for Lee & Man in China 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 04/26/13 --  Metso
Corporation's press release on April 26, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. local time 
The new OptiConcept M containerboard line combines high productivity
and low
operating cost 
Metso will supply Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd. with an
OptiConcept M containerboard production line for their Chongqing site
in Sichuan Province in
China. The new production line is targeted to
produce a high-quality end product
with excellent strength
properties. The start-up of the production line is scheduled for
2014. The value of the order will not be disclosed. 
Metso's novel OptiConcept M production line stands for economy of
total investment, personnel safety and machine usability as well as
reduction of environmental load. "This production line optimizes the
machine investment in
line with the mill's capacity needs and ensures
optimized productivity at minimal operational cost," summarizes  Sami
Anttilainen, R&D Director, Paper
business line, Metso. 
The design of the machinery allows, for instance, for easy and safe
changing of rolls and wear parts, thus reducing the total duration
and cost of service and
maintenance shutdowns. An exceptionally
spacious walkway design improves accessibility and safety, also on
the drive side of the machine. 
The main part of the order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and
Power second
quarter 2013 orders received. The automation package is
included in Automation's
second quarter 2013 orders received. 
Technical information 
Metso's delivery will comprise a complete OptiConcept M boardmaking
line from
headbox to reel with related air systems. A comprehensive
automation package
comprises a mill-wide Metso DNA automation solution
with machine and process
controls, a Metso IQ quality control system
and a Metso IQ Dilution Profiler. 
The 7.25-m-wide (wire) PM 20 will produce testliner grades out of
recycled raw
material in the basis weight range of 70-160 g/m2. The
production capacity of PM 20 will be  approximately 1,160 tonnes per
day and the design speed  1,100 m/min. 
Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Ltd. manufactures various linerboard
and corrugating medium grades for different industrial packaging
purposes and operates also in pulp making, plantation and recovered
paper collection. The
company was founded in 1994. At present, the
company has five plants in China. 
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 contribute to
sustainability and deliver profitability
to customers worldwide. Metso's shares
are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki Ltd., 
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For further information, please contact:
Fan Ze
Area Vice President, Sales, China, Pulp, Paper and Power
tel. +86 10 6566 6600-3108
+86 139 0133 6277 
Harri A Heikkila
Senior Sales Manager, Paper Mills Sales and Marketing, Paper
business line
tel. +358 40 511 7093
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