Lime Kiln Technology Metso Acquires Flsmidth Lime Kiln Technology
Metso will acquire the lime kiln and recausticizing business of FLSmidth through an exclusive license to the technology concerned. The acquired business will be affiliated to Metso’s Pulp, Paper and Power segment, Fiber business line. The value of the transaction will not be disclosed.
Helsinki, Finland – A new lime kiln Technology Center employing 15-25 persons will be established in Copenhagen, Denmark. The acquisition will complement Metso’s portfolio as a full scope supplier to the pulp industry, and is in line with Metso's strategy to be the leading global supplier of equipment and processes to the pulp and paper industry. The closing of the transaction is expected to take place during the second quarter of 2013.