Metso to supply containerboard line for Zhejiang Jingxing Paper in China

Metso to supply containerboard line for Zhejiang Jingxing Paper in China 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/13 --  Metso
Corporation's press release on June 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. local time 
Yet another cost-efficient OptiConcept M line to be delivered to Asia 
Metso will supply Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Joint Stock Co., Ltd. with
an OptiConcept M containerboard production line for their Pinghu site
in Zhejiang
Province in China. The new production line is targeted to
produce high-quality containerboard grades out of 100 percent recycled
raw materials. The start-up of the machine is scheduled for 2014. The
value of the order will not be disclosed. 
"The line ordered by Zhejiang Jingxing Paper will be the fourth
OptiConcept M-type production line to be supplied to Asia. The first
line delivered was started up in China in December 2012. This latest
project introduces the newest
member in the OptiConcept M family,
widening Metso's offering to serve the narrower trim width of 5,650
mm. This represents Metso's strategic move to enter
this narrow
segment, especially in China and Asia-Pacific," says Petri Paukkunen,
Vice President, Paper Mills Sales and Marketing, Metso. 
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. The production line optimizes the
machine investment in line
with the mill's capacity needs and ensures
optimized productivity at minimal
operational cost. 
According to Sami Anttilainen, R&D Director, Paper business line,
Metso, the
development project of this new trim width range has been
very dynamic. "The
confidence shared by the entire development team
in the new concept created a
strong basis for uniform engineering
resulting in a well-functioning fit-for-purpose concept," Anttilainen
summarizes. 
The main part of the order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and
Power second
quarter 2013 orders received, and the automation package
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 and chemical
systems. The automation
package will include dilution headbox 
controls. 
The new 5.65-m-wide (trim) machine, PM 16, will produce fluting
grades out of
recycled raw materials in the basis weight range of
70-120 g/m(2). The production capacity of the machine will be
approximately 880 tonnes per day and
the design speed 1,100 m/min. 
Zhejiang Jingxing Paper Joint Stock Co., Ltd. manufactures kraft
liner board,
white top linerboard, high strength corrugated base
paper, other special paper,
corrugated cardboard as well as tissue
paper. The company was founded in 1984
and is based in Pinghu, China. 
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. 
As of January 2014, Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power business will serve
its customers with an even more focused and competitive approach as an
independent,
listed company, Valmet Corporation*. 
*Pending Metso EGM approval. 
www.metso.com/pulpandpaper, www.metso.com/energy 
www.twitter.com/metsopulppaper, www.twitter.com/metsoenergy 
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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[HUG#1712398] 
For further information, please contact: 
Petri Paukkunen
Vice President, Paper Mills Sales and Marketing, Paper business line
Metso
tel. +358 40 744 8182 
Hannu Savonen
Sales Manager, Paper Mills Sales and Marketing, Paper business line
Metso
tel. +358 40 824 8476 
Yang Deyu
Sales Manager, China, Pulp, Paper and Power
Metso
tel. +86 138 0106 6807
 
 
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