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Metso to Supply Board Machine Rebuild in the UK
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Helsinki, Finland, 11 August 2011 -- Metso will supply a major board machine rebuild for the Kemsley mill of DS SmithPaper in the United Kingdom. The start-up of the rebuilt board machine is scheduled for the second quarter of 2012. The value of the order will not be disclosed. The order was included in Paper and Fiber Technology’s second quarter 2011 orders received.

Metso's delivery will include rebuilds of the forming, press, and dryer sections. Additionally, Metso’s delivery will comprise a new film sizer and a new softnip calender. Metso’s scope also includes all installation work related to the rebuild. The rebuild will help the Kemsley mill ensure their top-quality board production.

DS SmithPaper is an international supplier of recycled packaging and Europe’s leading office products wholesaler with a turnover of about EUR 2.4 billion per annum and more than 12,000 employees. DS SmithPaper operates in a number of countries in Europe, and in the USA, Australia, and New Zealand.

Metso (www.metso.com) is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. The company has about 29,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

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