Stock Exchange release June 21, 2000 08:00:00 AM CET

INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE


Metso Corporation will arrange a news conference for both the media and the financial analysts today on Wednesday, 21 June 2000 at 1.00 p.m. Finnish time
at Metso Corporate Headquarters, address: Fabianinkatu 9 A, Helsinki, Finland.

Another news conference will be arranged in Stockholm at Berns salonger & Co,
Kilsalen, (address: Berzelii Park) at 12.00 a.m. Swedish time.

A press release on the theme will be released today at 11.00 a.m. Finnish time
(10.00 a.m. Swedish time).

Welcome!

Metso Corporation
Corporate Communications

Tarja Kivelä
Senior Vice President
Corporate Communications