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Metso to Supply Tissue Line to Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti
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Helsinki, Finland, 28 September 2010 -- Metso will supply a complete tissue production line to the Italian Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti group. The tissue line will be installed at Montargis in France. The line will be started up in the second quarter of 2011. The value of the order that was received in April will not be disclosed.

Metso’s delivery will comprise a complete tissue production line with stock preparation equipment and a tissue machine, including a multilayer headbox, Yankee cylinder, hood, dust management system, and reel. The production line will be optimized to enhance final product quality and save energy. The delivery also will include an extensive Metso automation package with process and integrated drive controls, quality control system, scanner, and sensor.

With a width of 5.6 m and an operating speed of 1900 m/min, the new production line will produce 60,000-70,000 tons a year of high-quality facial, toilet, and towel grades. The raw material for the new line will be virgin pulp.

Industrie Cartarie Tronchetti is headquartered in Lucca, Italy, and operates mills in Italy, Spain, and Poland with a combined capacity of 400,000 tons a year. The company has a turnover of more than EUR 500 million and around 1000 employees. The group has been present in France since 1999 through its sales organization based in Paris.

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 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries.


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