Market environment and customer industries
Metso offers equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. Our services offering covers the whole lifecycle of our customers’ products and processes and accounts for over 65% of our sales.
Minerals-segment provides minerals processing equipment, solutions and services for mining customers, and crushing and screening products for aggregates customers. Segment consists of Mining Equipment, Minerals Services, Minerals Consumables, Aggregates Equipment, and Recycling business areas. These businesses provide minerals processing solutions and systems for mining customers and crushing and screening products for aggregates customers and full-scope services solutions, ranging from spare and wear parts and consumables all the way to highly tailored engineering services. Recycling business area provides equipment and services for mechanical treatment of metal scrap and solid waste for the automotive industry, scrap yards, steel mills, waste handlers and the cement industry among others. Mining industry covers 60% of sales, aggregates about 35% and recycling approximately 5%. Over 65% of sales comes from services.
Flow Control-segment sells valves, pumps and related services for chemical industries, mines, pulp and paper and other process industries. Flow Control is responsible for developing both the valve offering for oil and gas, petrochemical and chemical pulp and paper and other process industries as well as pumps for mines, mineral processing plants, quarries, and other slurry pump customers. Oil, gas, petrochemical and chemical industries represent over 50% of segments sales, pulp and paper as well as pumps for mining some 20 % both. Rest is for power and other process industries.