R&D expenditure up 44%
Annual Report 2018
EUR Orders (+17%)
EUR Sales (+18%)
EUR EBIT (+61%)
EUR Earnings per share
Enabling modern life and creating value
Metso enables modern life. People, technological know-how and global presence are our most important assets to drive innovations and sustainable productivity across our customer industries. Profitable growth creates value for our stakeholders.
Our profitable growth strategy
Growing profitably requires a lean and agile organization that actively seeks growth and responds to changes in the operating environment. The organizational changes implemented in 2018 have proven to support our strategy implementation. Results can be seen in strong volume growth and improved profitability across our businesses in 2018.
We made three acquisitions
We grew our capital expenditure by 76%
Digital offering expanded
We feel strongly engaged
87% of our employees responded to an engagement survey. The engagement index was 88%.
Our sustainability agenda was updated in 2018.
We improve our customers’ productivity by bringing them solutions that are more sustainable, more efficient and safer. We need to understand our customers’ expectations and to see the level of our performance from their point of view.
#CustomerSuccess – Examples of our Customer Results
83% less mill liner parts
slashes downtime and improves safety at Tharisa Mine
Suzano towards Industry 4.0
with a new solution that predicts faults in highly critical processes and reduces downtime
Success in sand
Kyung Boo increased its production of manufactured sand
20% power savings
and 0.5% higher recovery at Bucim mine with the right pump