Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on June 8, 2010 at 8:30 a.m. local
Metso is arranging a Capital Markets Day event for analysts and investors in
Kirkkonummi and Pori, Finland today and tomorrow. The focus of the event is on
Metso's actions to exploit the opportunities of the recovering market with its
sustainable solutions. There will be presentations about the Group, its
reporting segments and also independent expert views about the mining and
"We have seen the recovery in the global economy to gain momentum and there
continues to be positive signs in demand in most of our customer industries. The
improving customer capacity utilization rates are supporting our services
business and most of our customers are gradually regaining their confidence to
increase the level of their investments. We are following the recent financial
turmoil in southern Europe, but have so far not seen any material impact of it
on our global trading environment," says Jorma Eloranta, President and CEO of
"We believe that Metso is today stronger than a year-and-a-half ago. Our
development is supported by continued high growth in emerging markets, our
strong services business, and increasing demand for our environmental solutions.
We have added flexibility to the cost structure and strengthened our financial
position. We continue our persistent efforts towards reaching our long-term
financial targets," comments Eloranta.
Presentations of Metso management at the Capital Markets Day are available on
our website at www.metso.com/investors. Webcasts of the presentations will be
available on the same web address on June 8, 2010.
Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining,
construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper
industries. We have about 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries.
Further information, please contact:
Johanna Henttonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel.
+358 40 530 0778
Executive Vice President and CFO
Vice President, Investor Relations
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd