Stock Exchange release March 30, 2007 10:02:03 AM CET

Metso receives a big valve order to Qatar

Metso Automation has received a valve order from Chiyoda-Technip Joint Venture formed by Chiyoda Corporation, Japan and Technip, France ("CTJV"). The value of the order is well over EUR 10 million, which is the biggest single valve order in the company's history.
 
Metso Automation will deliver automated on-off ball valves to CTJV for incorporation into a major oil and gas project in Qatar where CTJV is the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractor for the project. 
 
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2006 net sales of approximately EUR 5 billion. Its 25,500 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.
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For further information, please contact:
Mikko Koivistoinen, Sales Manager, Metso Automation, phone +81 90 1428 0763