Stock Exchange release October 21, 2004 09:17:06 AM CET

INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE: Metso Corporation's Interim Review January-September 2004

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January-September 2004 will be published on Thursday, October 28, 2004 at about 12:00 Finnish time.
 
The news conference will be held on October 28, 2004 at
- 07:00 a.m. US EST
- 12:00 GMT
- 13:00 CET
- 14:00 Finnish time
at Metso Corporation's headquarters, Fabianinkatu 9 A, Helsinki, Finland.
 
The news conference can be followed live via Internet at the address www.metso.com.
 
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: +1 334 420 4951
other countries: +44 (0)20 7162 0197
 
- A replay is available for 48 hours after the conference in
US: +1 334 323 6222 (access code: 839 932)
other countries: +44 (0)20 8288 4459 (access code: 839 932)
Interim Review presentation material is available before the news conference in Internet at www.metso.com > Investors.