Stock Exchange release March 31, 2005 07:41:07 AM 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 March 30, 2005. The 20-F is available as a pdf-document on Metso's Internet site at www.metso.com.
 
Metso is a global technology corporation serving customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and in selected other industries. In 2004, the net sales of Metso Corporation were approx. EUR 4 billion, and it has some 23,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Metso's shares are listed on the Helsinki and New York Stock Exchanges.