Metso will supply a containerboard production line to Greenpac Mill LLC to their new mill site in Niagara Falls, NY, in the United States. The start-up of the production line is scheduled for the second quarter of 2013. The value of the order is approximately EUR 65 million. The main part of the order is included in Paper and Fiber Technology’s second-quarter orders received and the quality control system in Energy and Environmental Technology’s second-quarter orders received.
Metso’s delivery will include a complete linerboard machine from headbox to roll handling, including air systems, machine pulpers, a broke collection system and a quality control system. The delivery will also comprise board machine clothing under a long-term agreement.
Greenpac Mill, LLC is a Cascades affiliate. Created in 1997, Norampac, a Division of Cascades, is the largest containerboard producer in Canada and the 6th largest in North America, with nearly 5,000 employees. Today, Norampac operates several containerboard and boxboard mills, corrugated product plants, folding carton plants and a graphic center in Canada and the United States.
Metso (metso.com) 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 28,500 employees in more than 50 countries.
For further information for the press, please contact:
Jukka Tiitinen, President, North America, Paper and Fiber Technology, Metso
T: +1 404 433 0937 or +358 (0)40 740 6178
JP Beaudoin, Senior Vice President, Paper business line, Metso
T: +1 678 641 1016