Press release June 30, 2017 01:00:00 PM CET

Metso awarded American Metal Market's Scrap Equipment Provider of the Year

Metso awarded American Metal Market's Scrap Equipment Provider of the Year

Metso Corporation's press release on June 30, 2017 at 2:00 a.m. EET

Metso has been recognized as the best Scrap Equipment Provider of the Year by American Metal Market. The recognition was granted for the best-in-class performance and announced at the AMM Awards 2017 for Steel Excellence, in New York, United States.

American Metal Market's Awards for Steel Excellence is one of the most prestigious and recognizable awards programs for the global steel industry. Metso was honored, in part, because of special attention to helping customers improve operational efficiency and environmental stewardship with sustainable solutions.

"Metso's product offering for metal recycling is among the most comprehensive in the industry. Through our LindemannTM, Texas ShredderTM and N-SeriesTM product lines, we offer a full range of pre-shredders, automobile shredders, shears, balers, and briquetters, along with complete capability for developing custom solutions for our customers' ferrous and non-ferrous scrap processing needs," says Keith Carroll, VP, Metso Metal Recycling, Americas.

Metso strengthening US operations in metal recycling  

Recently Metso increased the number of personnel in North America to put together arguably the most experienced and knowledgeable sales staff in the region for metal recycling products and services.

"Members of Metso's recycling organization have performed and excelled in varied backgrounds, including engineering, field service, shredder operations, product development, sales, and management. They continue to be backed by an experienced product management, sourcing, distribution, and field service organization," Carroll says.  

Metso Metal Recycling offers a wide range of efficient solutions for the fragmentation, compaction and separation of virtually every type of metal scrap. Our customers range from large multinational scrap yards and leading players in the automotive industry to steelworks and local family-run scrap yards. Metso's solutions are designed with state-of-the-art technology and the highest safety standards to help drive sustainable improvements in performance and profitability within our customers' businesses.

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 6,000 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.

Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about EUR 2.6 billion in 2016. Metso employs over 11,000 people in more than 50 countries. Expect results.

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For further information, please contact:

Keith Carroll, Vice President, Metso Metal Recycling, Americas, Tel. +1 210 247 7493, Email: keith.carroll@metso.com

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