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Metso Corporation to supply a new fibre preparation line In Ukraine.

NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-16 October 2008-Metso Corporation to supply a new fibre preparation line In Ukraine(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

The Finnish engineering and technology group Metso Corporation (OMX Helsinki:MEO1V) said on Thursday (16 October) that it will supply a new fibre preparation line to Siempelkamp Group for installation at Art Progress MDF (medium density fibreboard) plant in Ukraine.

The greenfield MDF plant will be the first in Ukraine with a continuous press and an EVO Defibrator system, designed for production of 37 tons/hour of unresinated fibre.

The equipment from Metso includes a debarking drum, a disc chipper, chip silos for storage of chips, a chip screen, a chip washer, a defibrator system, process automation as well as erection supervision, start-up and commissioning.

Start-up is scheduled for January 2010. The value of the order is below EUR10m, the company said.

The Siempelkamp Group is an international supplier of equipment to industry in the mechanical and plant engineering, nuclear technology and foundry markets.

Metso, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, provides technology and services to customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries. The group has nearly 27,000 employees in some 50 countries and reported net sales of EUR6bn in 2007.

One British pound (GBP) is worth approximately 1.28 euros (EUR).

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Date:Oct 16, 2008
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