Stock Exchange release January 24, 2005 12:53:06 PM CET

Metso Corporation's Financial Statements 2004/INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE

Metso Corporation's Financial Statements 2004 will be published on
Wednesday, February 2, 2005 at about 12.00 a.m. Finnish time (GMT+2).
The news conference will be held on February 2, 2005 at
- 08:00 a.m. US EST
- 1:00 p.m. GMT
- 2:00 p.m. CET
- 3:00 p.m. Finnish time, EET
at Metso's Corporate Office, Fabianinkatu 9 A, Helsinki, Finland.
The news conference can be followed live on the Internet at
Conference call
You will be able to participate in the news conference through a simultaneously arranged conference call.
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: +1 954 334 0342 (access code: 632 600)
            other countries: +44 (0)20 7031 4064 (access  code: 632 600)
The presentation material will be available before the start of the news conference at > Investors.
You are most welcome to participate in the news conference or the conference call.
Metso Corporation
Eeva Mäkelä, Vice President, Investor Relations
Kati Renvall, Head of Corporate Communications