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Metso Corporation
Type Public
Founded 1999
Headquarters Helsinki, Finland
Key people Matti Kavetvuo (Chairman of the board), Jorma Eloranta (President and CEO)
Industry mining, construction, energy, automation, recycling, pulp and paper
Products Machinery and services
Revenue (turnover) € 6.250 billion (2007)[1]
Profit increase €381 million (2007)[1]
Employees 26,800 (2007)[1]
Website www.metso.com

Metso Corporation was created in 1999 through the merger of Valmet and Rauma and is headquartered at Helsinki, Finland. Metso is a global supplier of process industry machinery and systems as well as know-how and aftermarket services. It serves customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and mineral processing, power, panelboard production and the hydrocarbon and process industries.

Metso consists of three business areas: Automation, Minerals, and Paper.

Metso Automation Edit

Metso Automation is a global supplier of machine and process automation for the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing and the power and process industries.

Metso Minerals Edit

Metso Minerals supplies rock and minerals processing systems to its customers in mining, aggregates production, quarrying and construction.

Metso Paper Edit

Metso Paper is a global supplier of pulpmaking, papermaking, boardmaking and tissuemaking lines, serving its customers throughout their processes – from pulp making to the wrapping of finished rolls. Metso Paper’s product portfolio includes machines for newsprint paper, protective and specialized papers (decorative paper, thermal paper, cigarette paper, tissue paper) as well as graphic papers, sanitary papers and cardboard and after-market services. Metso Paper has supplied over 1,500 paper machines and equipment for 800 pulping lines to customers worldwide. Approximately one third of the global paper production is performed on production systems supplied by Metso Paper and its predecessors (eg. Valmet, Ahlström, Beloit, Wärtsilä, KMW, Sunds Defibrator).

In 2006 Metso Paper's net sales were EUR 2,925 million. Today, it has a personnel of 11,700. The company's largest market areas are Europe, Asia and North America.

Metso PowerEdit

Metso Power's products include fluidized bed boilers and recovery boilers, evaporators, environmental systems and service. Metso Power is part of Metso Paper.


ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Annual Report 2007". Metso. Retrieved on 2008-04-11.

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