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2016-02-05

Valmet: Valmet to supply fourth tissue production line to Fine Hygienic

Valmet Corporation's press release on February 5, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. EET

Valmet has been awarded a repeat order of an Advantage DCT 200TS tissue
production line to Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of Nuqul Group's
companies. The new line, including a complete delivery package from stock
preparation equipment to rewinder, will be installed at FHH premises at Al
Nakheel mill in Abu Dhabi and is planned to commence operation on the first
quarter of 2017.

The order is included in Valmet's fourth quarter 2015 orders received. The
value of the order is not disclosed.

The long partnership between FHH and Valmet goes back to 1988. Three Valmet
tissue machines have already been installed at the FHH mills - Al Bardi Paper
Mill and Al Sindian Paper Mill in Egypt and Al Snobar Paper Mill in Jordan.

"We at Fine Hygienic Holding, do not only look for technology when choosing
our suppliers, but for forging strong long-term partnership that will enable
us to grow together. Our long-term relationship with Valmet and their
Advantage tissue technology convinced us that we will have the best
conditions to meet the market's challenging requirements for high quality
facial tissue produced with lowest possible energy consumption," saysHani
Nuqul
, the Chief Officer of Strategic Industries at FHH.

"We are proud to work in partnership with FHH and fulfill their demand of a
complete package of tissue making equipment from stock preparation to
rewinder. We are excited to be part of their expansion plans and together we
will make this project a benchmark in the tissue market," saysJan Erikson
, VP Tissue Sales at Valmet.

Technical information of the delivery

The new tissue machine will have a width of 5.6 meters and a design speed of
2,200 m/min. The new line will add 60,000 tons of high quality tissue per
year to the company's current production of bath, facial, napkin and towel
tissue for consumers in the Middle East.

Valmet's scope of delivery will comprise a complete tissue production line
featuring stock preparation systems, an Advantage DCT 200TS tissue machine
and a Focus Rewinder line. The tissue machine is equipped with an OptiFlo II
TIS headbox and a cast alloy Yankee cylinder. It will also feature the well
proven Advantage tissue technology including a ViscoNip press, and AirCap
hood and a SoftReel reel. Services as installation advisory, training,
start-up and commissioning are also included in the delivery.

Valmet Advantage DCT TS tissue machine

Information about the customer Fine Hygienic Holding

Fine Hygienic Holding is a leading company in the hygiene industry and one of
Nuqul Group's companies, founded in 1952 and has grown over the years to
become a leading group embracing a number of ventures in the Middle East and
North Africa. Fine Hygienic Holding is the sole company that uses SteriPro
sterilizing technology, a unique sterilization process that eliminates germs.
The company is keen on introducing high quality products in local and
international markets.

VALMET
Corporate Communications

For further information, please contact:

Jan Eriksson, Vice President Sales Valmet Tissue Mills Business Unit, tel.
+46 705 17 14 90
Kent Nika, Sales Manager, Valmet Tissue Mills Business Unit, tel. +46 705 50
78 20

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies,
automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Valmet's
vision is to become the global champion in serving its customers.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and
plant improvements and spare parts. The strong technology offering includes
pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants
for bio-energy production. Valmet's advanced automation solutions range from
single measurements to mill wide turnkey automation projects.

Valmet's net sales in 2014 were approximately EUR 2.5 billion. Our 12,000
professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed
to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head
office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

Read more
www.valmet.com,
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IMAGE: Valmet Advantage DCT TS tissue machine
http://hugin.info/149898/R/1984001/727254.jpg

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Source: Valmet via Globenewswire

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