Vantaa, Finland, 28 April 2010 -- Suzano Papel e Celulose Ltda, Brazil, has awarded Pöyry a contract for pre-engineering and preparatory work for mill infrastructure for a 1.3 million tons/year bleached eucalyptus market pulp mill to be built in the state of Maranhao, Brazil. The value of Pöyry's assignment is about EUR 7.3 million. The client is expected to make the final investment decision in spring next year.
The concept of the mill is based on the use of the best available technologies and the best environmental practices, which constitute a state-of-the-art level pulp mill. Using existing eucalyptus plantations as raw material, the mill is to produce more with less use of natural resources, at low production costs, progressive environmental impact reduction, and minimum risk of accidents at work.
Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability. The company offers its clients integrated management consulting, total solutions for complex projects, and efficient, best-in-class design and supervision, with in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban and mobility, and water and environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry's net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).