Metso to supply complete tissue line for Yunnan Yun-Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill in China Metso Corporation's press release on May 29, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. local time

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HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 05/29/13 -- Metso will supply a complete tissue
production line for Yunnan Yun-Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill Co. Ltd in
China. The new tissue machine will be installed at the company's mill in
Jinggu County, Yunnan Province. The start-up of the machine is scheduled
for mid 2014. The value of the order will not be disclosed.

With this new tissue
line Yunnan Yun-Jing will be able to develop their
forest resources into valuable consumer products and add high-quality
tissue to their current product portfolio.

"This will be the most advanced tissue machine with highest capacity and
product quality and lowest energy consumption in the Yunnan Province. The
new tissue line will integrate tissue making to Yunnan Yun-Jing's current
business and will supply high-quality tissue to the Yunnan market. We are
convinced that the new line will improve our competitiveness and support
our market expansion," says Chen Xueping, Deputy Manager, Project
Management, Yunnan Yun-Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill Co. Ltd.

"We are happy to support Yunnan Yun-Jing in their expansion into the tissue
business and are pleased that they have selected the best available
technology with high press dryness, focusing on low energy consumption and
sustainable production," comments Zhang Kai, Sales Manager, Tissue Mills
business unit, Metso.

The main part of the order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power
second quarter 2013 orders received. The automation package is included in
Automation's second quarter 2013 orders received.

Technical information

Metso's delivery will comprise a complete high-speed tissue production line
featuring an Advantage DCT 100+ tissue machine equipped with an OptiFlo II
TIS headbox, an Advantage ViscoNip press for improved press dryness, and a
Metso special alloy cast iron Yankee cylinder with an Advantage AirCap
Yankee hood. Metso will also supply stock preparation equipment and Metso
DNA automation and Metso IQ quality control systems.

The delivery will also include basic engineering, installation, operator
training and start-up services for the machine.

The new line will have a width of 2.85 m and an operating speed of 1,870
m/min. It will have a yearly production of 30,000 tonnes of bathroom tissue
for the Chinese market. Raw material for the new production line will be
virgin fiber from the company's own pulp mill.

"This new tissue line order follows the increasing number of orders from
tissue producers who have found the importance of cooperating with a
leading supplier such as Metso, who can provide state-of-the-art
technology, wide expertise and long-term support," says Anders Björn,
Vice President, Tissue Machines technology unit, Metso.

Yunnan Yun-Jing Forestry and Pulp Mill Co. Ltd is a leading agricultural
enterprise in Yunnan Province. The company operates in the forestry and
coal mine businesses and is the holder of one million acres of forestry
land. Their 1,300 employees produce 100,000 tonnes of pulp and 90,000
tonnes of coal per year.

Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes,
machinery, equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter fabrics.
Our offering and experience cover the entire process life cycle including
new production lines, rebuilds and services. : , : : , :

Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the
process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power,
and oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries
contribute to sustainability and deliver profitability to customers
worldwide. Metso's shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. : , :

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For further information, please contact:

Anders Bjorn
Vice President
Tissue Machines technology unit, Paper business line
tel. +46 705 17 13 38

Svenerik Olsson
Vice President, China
Tissue Mills business unit, Paper business line
tel. +86 139 1017 1872


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