Metso is to supply an EVO 50 Defibrator system for MDF production to Guilin Timber in Guilin city, Yunnan province, China with start-up scheduled for the end of 2011.

Metso’s delivery will include a complete fibre preparation system with a capacity of 17 tonnes/hour bone dry fibre, and automation equipment.

The new system will strengthen Guilin Timber’s capabilities to provide high quality board for the growing Asian market.

Guilin Timber is a privately owned company founded in 2000 and it mainly produces solid timber doors, door frames, plywood and MDF.