Stock Exchange release October 22, 2003 02:35:20 PM CET

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January - September 2003/INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January - September will be published on Wednesday, October 29, 2003 at 1:00 pm Finnish time.
The news conference will be held on October 29, 2003 at
8:00 am US EST
1:00 pm UK time
2:00 pm CET
3:00 pm Finnish time
at Metso Corporation's headquarters, Fabianinkatu 9 A, Helsinki, Finland.
The news conference can be followed live via Internet at the address
Conference call
You will be able to follow the news conference also in a conference call to be arranged simultaneously.
Conference call participants are requested to call in a few minutes prior to the start of teleconference in
US: +1 334 323 6203
other countries: +44 (0)20 7162 0190
- A replay is available for 48 hours after the conference in
US: +1 334 323 6222 (access code: 938 512)
other countries: +44 (0)20 8288 4459 (access code: 938 512)
Interim Review presentation material is available before the news conference in Internet at > Investors.
You are most welcome to participate in the news conference or the conference call.
Metso Corporation
Helena Aatinen, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Eeva Mäkelä, Manager, Investor Relations