Aker Kvaerner wins EUR 100 million contract in China

Kvaerner Pulping is to supply a complete fiberline, including COMPACT COOKINGTM, washing and bleaching, rated at 3000 tons/day. This will be the largest single-line fiberline in the world. The design, manufacturing of proprietary equipment and project management services will be supplied from Karlstad, Sweden.

Aker Kvaerner is working with the client to finalise the schedule and the financing for a RECOXTM recovery boiler rated at 5000 tons dry solids/day, which will also be the largest unit in the world. Kvaerner Power's contract for supply of the boiler will be confirmed at a later stage.

For further information, please contact:


Geir Arne Drangeid, Senior Vice President, Group Communications, Tel: +47 913 10 458

Terttu Tuominen, Communications Manager, Kvaerner Pulp & Paper: +358 (0)20 141 2440 or +358 (0)40 501 1415

Investor relations:
Tore Langballe, Vice President, Group Communications. Tel: +47 90 77 78 41

More information:
Aker Kvaerner
is a leading global provider of engineering and construction services, technology products and integrated solutions. Group activities span a number of industries, including Oil and Gas upstream and downstream, Process, Pharmaceuticals, Metals, Power, Chemical Pulping, Environmental and Shipbuilding. Aker Kvaerner is a multi-local group of businesses with nearly USD 6 billion of annual revenues and around 33 000 employees in more than 30 countries.
Kvaerner Pulping
is a leading supplier of complete fiberlines, machines, process systems and service for the chemical pulp industry worldwide. The products are used for continuous cooking, washing, oxygen delignification, bleaching and recausticizing plants.
Kvaerner Power
is the No. 1 chemical recovery equipment supplier in the world with 300 recovery boiler and 300 evaporation unit deliveries. The company is also a pioneer in fluidized bed combustion. Approximately 200 boilers in operation testify to the expertise in fluidized bed technology and in handling demanding fuels.