Stock Exchange release July 20, 2005 09:06:05 AM CET

INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE - Metso Corporation's Interim Review for January - June 2005

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January - June 2005 will be published on
Wednesday, July 27, 2005 at about 12.00 p.m. Finnish time.
 
The news conference will be held on July 27, 2005 at
- 8:00 a.m. US EST
- 1:00 p.m. UK time
- 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 www.metso.com.
 
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: 632 602)
            other countries: +44 (0)20 7031 4064  access code: 
            632 602)
 
The presentation material will be available before the start of the news conference at www.metso.com > Investors.
 
You are most welcome to participate in the news conference or the conference call.
 
 
Metso Corporation
 
 
Kati Renvall, Vice President, Corporate Communications
Johanna Sintonen, Vice President, Investor Relations