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Valmet Corporation: Valmet to supply chemi-mechanical pulp and board production lines for Stora Enso's new mill in China

Valmet Corporation's press release on May 5, 2014 at 11:15 a.m. EET

Image:Valmet liquid packaging board machine
Valmet will supply Stora Enso with a chemi-mechanical pulp (BCTMP) and a board
production line for their new mill site in Beihai, Guangxi Province in China.
The board machine will produce high-quality liquid packaging board and
folding box board grades. The production lines are planned to be operational
in early 2016.

The value of the order is around EUR 115 million. The order is included in
Valmet's second quarter 2014 orders received.

"We are glad that Stora Enso trusted us in this project and that we were able
to provide solutions for both pulp and board production. Liquid packaging
board is process-wise one of the most demanding board grades to produce and
it is a growing market," says Jari Vähäpesola, Paper Business Line President,

Valmet's technology will enable the production of high quality liquid
packaging board from eucalyptus

One of the end products of the new mill will be liquid packaging board. Liquid
packaging board is used for protecting and preserving its contents. High
level printing properties make paperboard cartons ideal for carriers and
brand builders.

The Valmet-supplied BCTMP line will be built for a production of 650 tons per
day of high quality pulp for liquid packaging board and folding box board.

Valmet's board machine delivery will include a multi-fourdinier forming
section with hybrid forming unit, press, drying and coating sections, a
surface sizing unit, a calender, a reel, two winders and a wide mill
engineering package. The delivery will also include related air systems,
chemical systems as well as stock preparation and auxiliary systems. The
annual production capacity will be approximately 450,000 tons of board.

About Stora Enso

Stora Enso is the global rethinker of the paper, biomaterials, wood products
and packaging industry. Stora Enso employs some 29 000 people worldwide, and
our sales in 2013 amounted to EUR 10.6 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed
on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (STEAV, STERV) and Stockholm (STE A, STE R). In
addition, the shares are traded in the USA as ADRs (SEOAY) in the
International OTCQX over-the-counter market.

Corporate Communications

Further information, please contact:
Jari Vähäpesola, President, Paper Business Line, tel. +358 10 672 5260
Stefan Mattsson, VP, Fiber Processing, Pulp and Energy Business Line, tel. +46
70 653 38 18

Valmet Corporation is a leading global developer and supplier of services and
technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our 11,000
professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed
to moving our customers' performance forward - every day.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and
plant improvements and spare parts. Our strong technology offering includes
entire pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power
plants for bio-energy production.

The company has over 200 years of industrial history and was reborn through
the demerger of the pulp, paper and power businesses from Metso Group in
December 2013. Valmet's net sales in 2013 were approximately EUR 2.6 billion.
Valmet's objective is to become the global champion in serving its customers.

Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

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Source: Valmet Corporation via Globenewswire


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