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Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery Receives Order for Wet End Machinery of Stora Enso BM4 in Imatra

VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ PRESS RELEASE 19.2.2009

VAAHTO PULP & PAPER MACHINERY RECEIVES ORDER FOR WET END MACHINERY OF STORA ENSO BM4 IN IMATRA

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery has received an order from Stora Enso Imatra mills. Kaukopää BM4 line will be equipped with a new middle layer Vaahto HQC headbox. The new headbox enables a significant production increase featuring modern dilution control system for better CD profiles. The order includes also modifications of pick-up arrangement and loading system of the 1. press.

Stora Enso knows Vaahto equipment well in advance. Vaahto headboxes with rectifier roll and dilution control technology are in operation at BM2 and BM5 of Imatra mills. Also the pilot paper machine of Stora Enso´s Research Center is equipped with Vaahto HQC headbox.

Equipment will be manufactured in Vaahto´s workshop in Hollola, Finland. The start-up of the rebuilt board machine is scheduled for the last quarter of 2009.

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery is part of Vaahto Group, which is a globally operating high technology company serving process industry in the fields of pulp and paper machinery and process machinery.

Lahti February 19, 2009

VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ

Antti Vaahto

President (CEO)

 

Information:

Jyrki Strengell

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery

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