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Pöyry awarded civil and detail engineering contract for the new UPM Biorefinery

PÖYRY PLC          Press release 26 April

Pöyry's Industry business group has been awarded an engineering contract for detail engineering in the UPM Biorefinery project in Lappeenranta, Finland. The order has been booked in the second quarter order book. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the assignment.

Pöyry's engineering assignment includes services for civil and plant engineering, project control, procurement, document management, and industrial safety. The services will be carried out during 2012-2014.

The Lappeenranta Biorefinery is UPM's first step in its strategy towards being a key player in advanced biofuels production and therefore a vital part of UPM's Biofore strategy.

This assignment strengthens Pöyry's strategic position as a provider of engineering and project services to the Biofuels and Oil Refining industries.

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Additional information:
Tuukka Sormunen, President, Business Area Chemicals
tel. +358 10 33 22128
Martin Kuzaj, Executive Vice President, Industry Business Group
tel. + 358 10 33 21179

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