Stock Exchange release July 21, 2004 01:38:14 PM CET

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January-June 2004

INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE
 
Metso Corporation's Interim Review January-June 2004 will be published on
Wednesday, July 28, 2004 at about 12:30 Finnish time.
 
The news conference will be held on July 28, 2004 at
- 8:00 a.m. US EST
- 1:00 p.m. GMT
- 2:00 p.m. CET
- 3:00 p.m. 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.
 
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, Vice President, Investor Relations