GLV's Pulp and Paper Group Awarded More Than $33 M in Large Contracts, One of Which to Provide a Complete Pulp Bleaching Plant to a U.S. Producer



    MONTREAL, Oct. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - (All amounts are in Canadian dollars
unless otherwise indicated.) GLV Inc. ("GLV" or "the Company"; ticker symbols
GLV.A and GLV.B) is pleased to announce that its Pulp and Paper Group has
recently been awarded several large-scale contracts worth over $33 M,
including a major order aimed at providing a U.S. pulp manufacturer with the
engineering services and equipment required to implement a new pulp bleaching
plant, as part of a major project to modernize and improve the efficiencies at
the customer's facility. The new bleach plant is scheduled to be in operation
in 2010 and will be the largest plant of its kind in North America. GLV's
engineered process will consist of four bleaching stages based on proprietary
technologies including Compact Press(R) Bleach Washers with DiFeed(TM). Five
Compact Press(R) wash presses along with all of the major process equipment
and process system design is to be supplied by the Pulp and Paper Group's
technology centre in Karlstad, Sweden. The other major orders recently
garnered by the group consist in the design and delivery of BTFTM headboxes,
disk filters, wash presses and other equipment to pulp and paper producers
located in North America, Australia, Europe and Asia.
    "Pulping technologies represent a growing niche of the pulp and paper
market worldwide. Over the last two years, through acquisitions and internal
product development, our Pulp and Paper Group has positioned itself among the
world's leading suppliers in this niche, thanks to its strong know-how, its
state-of-the-art pulping technologies and its capacity to provide a global
customer base with complete, effective solutions," said Richard Verreault,
President and Chief Operating Officer of GLV.

    About GLV Inc.
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    GLV Inc. is a leading global provider of technological solutions used in
water treatment and pulp and paper production. Its Water Treatment Group (also
known worldwide as "Eimco Water Technologies") specializes in the design and
international marketing of solutions for the treatment and recycling of
municipal and industrial wastewater and water used in various industrial
processes. It also offers water intake screening solutions for power stations
and desalination plants. With its extensive technological portfolio, the group
is positioned to provide comprehensive solutions for the filtration,
clarification, treatment and purification of water that will either be
returned into the environment, or be re-used in various industrial processes
or for domestic purposes. Its Pulp and Paper Group specializes in the design
and global marketing of equipment and systems used in various stages of pulp
and paper production, notably chemical pulping, pulp preparation and sheet
formation and finishing. This group ranks among the foremost players in its
industry and is a recognized leader in rebuilding, upgrading and optimization
services for existing equipment, as well as the sale of spare parts. GLV is
present in some 30 countries and has close to 1,700 employees.




For further information:

For further information: Marc Barbeau, CA, Executive Vice-President and
Chief Financial Officer, (514) 284-2224, marc.barbeau@glv.com; www.glv.com

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