Metso to supply fiberline to Yun Nan Yun-Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill in China

Metso Corporation's press release on October 27, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. local time Metso will provide a new fiberline to the Yun Nan Yun-Jing mill of Yun Nan Yun- Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill CO., Ltd in the province of Yunnan in China. Start- up is scheduled for the first quarter of 2012. The value of the order is less than EUR 10 million. The order is included in Paper and Fiber Technology's Q3 orders received. Metso's delivery will include a cooking plant and fiberline equipment for screening, brown stock washing, oxygen delignification, post oxygen washing and bleaching as well as basic engineering, supervision and spare parts. The brown stock washing in the line will be performed on wash presses and washing after each bleaching stage on vacuum filters. The new fiberline is an important investment for the Yun Nan Yun-Jing mill for ensuring high-quality and environmentally beneficial operation. Processes and equipment delivered by Metso provide sustainable production with a low use of chemicals, water and electricity. Yun Nan Yun-Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill CO., Ltd's first production line was built in 1995. 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 countries. For further information for the press, please contact: Håkan Öhlén, Sales Manager, Fiber business line, Metso, tel. +46 70 653 38 03 [HUG#1455794] This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Metso Corporation via Thomson Reuters ONE