HELSINKI, FINLAND, Apr 09 (MARKET WIRE) —
Metso Corporation’s press release on April 9, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. local
Metso will supply a complete tissue production line to the Hong Kong-based
Max Fortune Industrial Ltd. The tissue line will be installed in the
company’s green field mill near Fuzhou city, Fujian province, China. The
line will be started up in March 2011. The value of the order will not be
disclosed. The market value of a tissue production line of this type is
in the range of EUR 15-20 million depending on the scope of the delivery
and the production output. The order is included in Paper and Fiber
Technology and Energy and Environmental Technology’s Q1 orders received.
Metso’s delivery will comprise a complete production line with stock
preparation equipment and a tissue machine including a multi-layer head
box, a Yankee cylinder, a hood, a dust management system and a reel. The
delivery also features Metso’s patented pressing technology. The
production line will be optimized to enhance final product quality and
The delivery will also comprise an extensive Metso automation package
including machine, process and integrated drive controls, as well as a
quality control system.
The new production line will produce 60,000 tonnes a year of high-quality
facial, toilet and towel grades. The raw material for the new line will be
Max Fortune Industrial is a leading manufacturer and exporter of paper
products based in Hong Kong. Its range of products of gift bags, greeting
cards, gift wraps and tissue wrapping papers are produced by its plants
in China and Vietnam. It employs over 5,000 people, serving the needs of
customers in North America, Europe and the Far East.
Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for
mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the
pulp and paper industries. We have about 27,000 employees in more than 50
Further information for the press, please contact:
Anders Bjoern, President, Metso Paper Karlstad AB, Tissue business line,
Metso, tel. +46 705 17 13 38
Leif Forsberg, Senior Vice President, Tissue business line, Metso, tel.
+46 705 17 13 10
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