Press release October 2, 2015 12:00:00 PM CET

Metso's new technology center opened in Arequipa, Peru, to locally support South American customers

Metso's new technology center opened in Arequipa, Peru, to locally support South American customers

Metso Corporation's press release on October 2, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. EET

Metso has inaugurated yet another technology center. The most recent one is located in Arequipa, Peru, to support the company's customers in the Latin America. Arequipa's technology center in Peru serves Metso's customers in the mining, aggregates and process industries and is already operating in full speed closely with Metso's key customers in the region. The Arequipa facility employs over 70 experts.

"With the Arequipa technology center, the delivery time for results to our customers and the costs of testing will reduce. Also the technology center complements Metso's local offering to our customers in the region, enabling us to optimize our customer operations locally," says Roberto Valle, General Manager, Technology, Peru, Performance Services business line, Metso.

Metso has close to 50 service centers globally for its customers in the mining and aggregates industries. Recent additions to Metso's chain of service centers for mining and aggregates customers include facilities in Arizona, USA, and Mexico. A new service center will be opening in Labrador City, Canada later this year.

Metso is the world's leading industrial company in the mining and aggregates industries and in the flow control business. Our knowledge, people and solutions help drive sustainable improvements in performance and profitability in our customers' businesses.

Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety. Our products range from mining and construction equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our solutions are delivered and supported by decades of process knowledge and a broad scope of services backed by a global footprint of over 90 service centers, thousands of service employees, and an extensive logistics network.

Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland. In 2014, Metso's net sales totaled EUR 3.7 billion. Metso employs approximately 13,000 industry experts in more than 50 countries. Expect results.

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For further information, please contact:
Roberto Valle, General Manager, Process Technology & Innovation, Peru, Services, Metso, Tel. +51 (1) 313 4366; email: roberto.valle@metso.com

Anne Rantanen, Director, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, Tel. +358 20 484 2253, email: anne.rantanen@metso.com