SABAH, Malaysia -- Metso Paper will supply Sabah Forest Industries, a subsidiary of India's largest paper company Ballarpur Industries Limited, 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.
Ballarpur Industries Limited 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 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.