Metso Corporation will publish its financial information in 2005 as follows:
February 2, 2005: 2004 Financial Statements
April 27, 2005: Interim Review for January - March 2005
July 27, 2005: Interim Review for January - June 2005
October 26, 2005: Interim Review for January - September 2005.
The Annual Report for 2004 will be published in printed form during the week 11 in March 2005.
Metso Corporation's Annual General Meeting is planned to be held on April 4, 2005.
Metso Corporation is a global supplier of process industry machinery and systems, as well as know-how and aftermarket services. The Corporation's core businesses are fiber and paper technology (Metso Paper), rock and mineral processing (Metso Minerals) and automation and control technology (Metso Automation). In 2003, the net sales of Metso Corporation were EUR 4.3 billion. Metso has approximately 23,000 employees in over 50 countries. Metso Corporation is listed on the Helsinki and New York Stock Exchanges.