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Metso rebuild to raise label base paper capacity of PM 8 at UPM's Tervasaari mill in Finland by almost 30,000 tonnes

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Metso rebuild to raise label base paper capacity of PM 8 at UPM's Tervasaari mill in Finland by almost 30,000 tonnes

November 24, 2010 - 22:14

HELSINKI, Nov. 25, 2010 (Press Release) -Metso will supply UPM's Tervasaari Mill in Finland with a rebuild of their PM 8. The rebuild will increase the machine's capacity by almost 30,000 tonnes annually. The installation work will start in March 2011 and the whole new capacity will come on stream during the second quarter of 2012. The value of the agreement will not be disclosed.

PM 8 produces label base papers. It was supplied by Valmet (currently Metso) in 1996 and Metso also supplied a major rebuild of it in 2006.

The UPM Tervasaari Paper Mill in Valkeakoski manufactures annually some 360,000 tonnes of label, envelope and kraft papers. The mill employs about 400 people.