Stock Exchange release June 19, 2002 02:02:05 PM CET

Metso Annual Report on Form 20-F

Metso's Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 18 June 2002. The 20-F will be mailed to analysts and investors on the company’s mailing list and it is also available as a pdf-document on Metso's Internet site at www.metso.com.

 
Metso Corporation is a global supplier of process industry machinery and systems, as well as know-how and aftermarket and services. The corporation's core businesses are fiber and paper technology (Metso Paper), rock and mineral processing (Metso Minerals) and automation and control technology (Metso Automation). In 2001, the net sales of Metso Corporation were EUR 4.3 billion and the personnel totaled approximately 30,000. Metso Corporation is listed on the Helsinki and New York Stock Exchanges.
 
For additional information, please contact:
 
Reijo Kostiainen, Senior Vice President, Financial Control, Metso Cyj
Tel. +358 204 84 3127
 
Mike Phillips, Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, Metso Corporation
Tel. +1 617 369 7850