Metso To Rebuild Sabah Pulp Mill In Malaysia

Metso Paper
will supply Sabah Forest Industries, a subsidiary of India‘s
largest paper company Ballarpur Industries Limited (BILT), a major rebuild of
its pulp mill in Sabah, Malaysia. The rebuild project will
be started during the second half of 2009. The value of the order is
approximately EUR 30 million.
    The order
includes a new wood handling line, rebuild of the cooking plant and the fiber
line and an upgrade of the white liquor plant.
    The new
wood handling line will include log feeding, debarking, chipper and screen
room. The cooking plant will be completely rebuilt. The rebuild of the fiber
line includes installation of new wash presses, oxygen reactors, medium
concistency pumps and mixers. The upgrade of the white liquor plant will
include a rebuild of the recausticizing plant including pressure disc filter
technology for white liquor separation and a number of main machinery including
slaker and filter as well as an upgrade of the lime kiln.
Industries Limited (BILT) is India’s largest manufacturer of writing and
printing paper and part of the US$ 3 billion Avantha Group, one of India’s
leading business conglomerates. Sabah Forest Industries, a subsidiary of BILT,
is Malaysia‘s
largest pulp and paper company.
    Metso is a
global engineering and technology corporation with 2007 net sales of over EUR 6
billion. Its over 27,000 employees in approximately 50 countries serve
customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the
energy industry and selected other industries.


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