Metso to upgrade stock preparation systems for CMPC Celulosa in Chile

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Metso to upgrade stock preparation systems for CMPC Celulosa in Chile

October 21, 2010 - 01:01

HELSINKI, Oct. 21, 2010 (Press Release) -Metso will supply an upgrade of the pulp drying line stock preparation systems to CMPC Celulosa S. A.'s Pacifico mill located in the city of Mininco, 600 kilometers south of Santiago in Chile. Start-up is scheduled for the second quarter of 2011. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

Metso's delivery will include Delta screens, cleaners for reject handling and particle separation, engineering, erection and start-up supervision. The upgrade will improve pulp quality and cleanliness and will decrease loss of fiber and electricity consumption at the mill.

CMPC Celulosa S. A.'s Pacifico mill has a capacity of 500,000 tonnes per year of ECF bleached softwood kraft pulp from radiata pine. The technology and control processes at the mill ensure that emissions and discharges into the environment fulfill the highest standards demanded by the international market.