Japan’s Oji Paper Co. Ltd., Tokyo, has ordered a Greenfield kraft pulp mill to be built in Nantong City, Jiangsu province, in the southern part of China.

The mill supplier, Metso Corp., Helsinki, has scheduled startup for late 2012. Metso will supply all main process equipment, including a continuous cooking system, recovery boiler, evaporation system, gas-handling system, chip screens and storage systems, wet lap machine and white liquor plant.

Oji Paper manufactures paper, pulp and processed paper goods, including newsprint, carbonless paper, wrapping and packaging paper, and paperboard.