Press release August 30, 2017 09:00:00 AM CET

Distribution Days gathers Metso's expanding aggregates distributor network to Tampere, Finland in September

Distribution Days gathers Metso's expanding aggregates distributor network to Tampere, Finland in September

Metso Corporation press release August 30, 2017 at 10:00 EEST.

Metso will host its first global distributor event for the aggregates industry in Tampere, Finland, September 5-7. This interactive event focuses on training and showcasing Metso's latest innovations for the aggregates industry and gives a preview of the next generation's development direction.

Distributor Days for the Aggregates distributors brings together over 200 attendees from all over the world for an intensive two-and-a-half-day seminar.

"The event is designed not only to give our distributors the opportunity to see our latest equipment and services, but also to begin the creation of a global distribution community which will shape Metso's future vision in terms of products, services and the dis­tribution business model," says Adrian Wood, Vice President of Global Distribution, Aggregates at Metso. 

Distributors play a significant role in the Metso sales process, functioning as the direct customer interface in their assigned territories. Metso has currently some 100 official aggregates distributors globally. 

"Metso will continue investing on developing our external community as well as our own team working with distribution. We are constantly looking for new, best-in-class channel partners to our community," Wood concludes.

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 service 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:

Adrian Wood, Vice President. Global Distribution, Aggregates, Tel: +44 7789 616441, Email: Adrian.wood@metso.com

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

Caption: During the Distributor Days, the participants will also visit one of Metso's key production sites for the aggregates business, the Lokomo works in Tampere.

Caption: Metso has around 100 distributors for aggregates equipment and services globally.