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Vacon, Metso sign agreement.

Vacon Plc, Vaasa, Finland, and Helsinki-based Metso Paper Oy have signed a contract allowing Metso to supply Vacon drives for paper machine reproduction, modernization and service. The contract covers Vacon NX drives and their accessories. "Our modular AC drives are highly applicable to the pulp and paper segment," said Heikki Hiltunen, vice president, sales and marketing at Vacon Plc. "This contract further strengthens our position as a significant AC drives supplier for the paper industry."

Founded in 1993, Vacon Plc is a group of companies specializing in AC drives. Vacon Group develops, manufactures, sells and markets Vacon AC drives worldwide. Metso Corporation is a global supplier of process industry machinery and systems, as well as know-how and aftermarket services.
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Title Annotation:WorldWatch
Publication:Solutions - for People, Processes and Paper
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Aug 1, 2004
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