Metso Corporate Newsroom News 2020 Metso Outotec to restructure its rubber and poly-met wear part production in North America
Press release October 29, 2020

Metso Outotec to restructure its rubber and poly-met wear part production in North America

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on October 29, 2020, at 1:10 p.m. EET

Metso Outotec is developing its global rubber and poly-met supply chain by restructuring its consumables wears manufacturing operations in North America.  The company has decided to discontinue its factory operations in North Bay, Canada. The production will be ramped down by the end of the first half of 2021. The closure will affect a total of approx. 65 employees. Metso Outotec will utilize the existing North and Central American manufacturing footprint in order to serve customers.

“We are continuously developing our global supply footprint to ensure sustainable and profitable growth. To close a factory is a hard but necessary decision, and we realize that it will have implications on our employees. We will work to support them through the transition,” says Sami Takaluoma, President, Consumables business area at Metso Outotec.

The North Bay unit produce rubber and poly-met wear parts used in the mining industry. Today, Metso Outotec is the leading provider of rubber and poly-met mill lining with an extensive service network in all main mining markets. The company operates currently 11 factories manufacturing synthetic solutions globally.

Further information, please contact:

Sami Takaluoma, President, Consumables business area, Metso Outotec Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 100, email: sami.takaluoma(at)

Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Communications and Brand, Metso Outotec, Tel. +358 20 484 3212, email: helena.marjaranta(at)

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing, metals refining and recycling industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.  

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its pro forma sales for 2019 were about EUR 4.1 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.,