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Metso to deliver recovery boiler single-drum conversion to Stora Enso Imatra Mills


December 22, 2011 - HELSINKI, FINLAND

Metso and Stora Enso Corporation havesigned an agreement on the single-drumconversion of Stora Enso's Imatra Mills' recovery boiler. The conversion oftherecovery boiler will be completed in the fall of 2012. The value of theorderwill not be disclosed.

The upper and lower drum of the recovery boiler and the steam generatingbankbetween them will be replaced by a new drum and separate boiler bankelementsneeded for heat recovery. At the same time, the second stage of theeconomizerwill be rebuilt.

"The conversion will significantly extend the boiler's lifetime and allowfor apossible capacity increase in the future. In addition, the conversion willimprove the boiler's availability, secure safe operation and reducemaintenancecosts. Further advantages offered by a single-drum conversion compared toreplacing the existing design are a shorter downtime and the reliability ofthesolution," says Jouni Koskinen, Sales Manager, Boiler Conversions, fromMetso.

The recovery boiler was built in 1987 and its current capacity is about1,700metric tons of dry solids per day. The order is included in Energy andEnvironmental Technology's fourth quarter 2011 orders received.

Stora Enso is the global rethinker of the packaging, paper and woodproductsindustry. Stora Enso employs some 30 000 people worldwide, and their salesin2010 amounted to EUR 10.3 billion.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services formining,construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp andpaperindustries. We have about 29,000 employees in more than 50 countries.www.metso.com

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Source: Metso Corporation via Thomson Reuters ONE

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For further information, please contact:

Jouko Kylanpaa
Sales Director, Service, Power business line
Metso
tel. +358 400 734 334

Juha Kosonen
Power Plant Manager, Imatra, Stora Enso
tel. +358 40 566 0445

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