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Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery to Rebuild Fajar Paper PM7 in Indonesia

VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 22.9.2010 at 10.00

VAAHTO PULP & PAPER MACHINERY TO REBUILD FAJAR PAPER PM7 IN INDONESIA

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery has received a second order within a short period of time from Indonesian PT Fajar Surya Wisesa Tbk (Fajar Paper). PM7 of Jakarta based mill will be rebuilt entirely. Vaahto will supply two headboxes, extension of the fourdrinier with a Top-Former unit and an additional upper wire. To the dry-end of the machine a Vaahto Film-sizer and a hardnip calendar will be installed. Installation supervision, training and start-up services are essential parts of the delivery. The value of the order is approximately 10 million euros.

 

Main portion of the equipment will be manufactured in Vaahto´s workshops in Hollola and Tampere in Finland.

 

Fajar PM7 is a 6.65 m-trim-width machine and can reach 1100 m/min production speed after the modernisation. Main products are linerboards for packaging industry. The line will be shut down for the rebuild in the later part of 2011. The target of the rebuild is to improve production capacity and quality of the paperboard significantly.

 

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, September 22, 2010

 

VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ

 

Anssi Klinga

CEO

 

Further information:

 

Jyrki Strengell

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery

President

Tel. +358 400 613800

 

Timo Kerola

Vaahto Pulp & Paper Machinery Distribution (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.

CEO

Tel: +86 15921887852