Metso to rebuild Hinton Pulp's pulp machine in Canada

12/8/2010, 2:00 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
Metso Corporation's press release on December 8, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. local time

Metso will supply Hinton Pulp with a rebuild of their market pulp machine in
Hinton, Alberta, Canada. The project will be delivered and installed in late
2011. The value of the order exceeds EUR 10 million. The order is included in
Paper and Fiber Technology's Q4 orders received.

Metso's delivery will include a new top wire former, press section
modifications, air borne dryer rebuild, dry end pulper rebuild, and a new high-
capacity cutter layboy.

The rebuild will significantly increase the pulp machine's capacity. Brian
Grantham, General manager, Hinton Pulp, states: "The upgrade to the pulp machine
will allow the mill to produce more green power, reduce its natural gas
consumption, and lower its carbon footprint."

Hinton Pulp is a division of West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. West Fraser is an
integrated wood products company producing lumber, wood chips, LVL, MDF,
plywood, pulp and newsprint. The Company has operations in western Canada and
the southern United States.

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:

Peter Jones, General Sales Manager, Pulp Drying, Fiber business line, Metso,
tel. +1 770 263 1597

Jukka Tiitinen, President, North America, Paper and Fiber Technology, Metso,
tel. +358 40 740 6178 or +1 404 433 0937

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