Press release August 18, 2016 10:45:00 AM CET

Metso wins title of best service supplier of China's gold industry

Metso wins title of best service supplier of China's gold industry

Metso Corporation's press release on August 18, 2016 at 11:45 a.m. EEST

Metso has won the title of best service supplier of China's gold industry at the China International Gold Conference held in Beijing on July 26-28, 2016.

The award of "Excellent Service Supplier of China's Gold Industry" is sponsored by China Gold Newspaper under the supervision of the China Gold Association. The final result is determined based on a process of recommendation by user enterprises, a supplier application and a comprehensive evaluation by the Committee of Experts. The more than 1,400 participating candidate enterprises in China and abroad included equipment and materials suppliers as well as construction companies. After many rounds of evaluation, the Committee, composed of the China Gold Association, China Gold Newspaper and the top twelve gold groups - including China Gold, Shandong Gold Group, Zijin Mining, Zhaoyuan Gold etc., 17 enterprises were selected as best service suppliers; 98 were awarded excellent service suppliers and 50 as recommended service suppliers. Metso and other 16 companies stood out from more than 1,400 peer companies and was awarded the title of best service supplier.

Solutions, equipment and services for the mining industry, including gold mining, are among Metso's business offering. Since the 1990s, Metso has provided a large number of world-leading equipment and extensive services to China's gold enterprises. Up to now, Metso has supplied more than 300 sets of mineral processing equipment and related services for the large domestic gold enterprises, such as China Gold, Shandong Gold, Zhaoyuan Gold, Zijin Mining etc. For more than two decades, Metso has received high recognition and enjoys a very good reputation in China's gold industry for its leading manufacturing technologies, excellent equipment performance, advanced solutions, extensive industrial experience, professional and close customer services.

Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.

Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,400 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.

Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland, and had net sales of about EUR 2.9 billion in 2015. Metso employs over 12,000 persons in more than 50 countries. Expect results.
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For further information, please contact:

Zhijun Han, Deputy General Manager, Mining Sales, China, Metso, Tel. +86 13801288952, Email: john.han@metso.com

Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, Tel. +358 20 484 3212, Email: helena.marjaranta@metso.com