Stock Exchange release March 15, 2006 05:40:35 PM CET

Metso Annual Report on Form 20-F

Metso's Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 15, 2006. The 20-F is available as a pdf-document on Metso's Internet site at
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2005 net sales of approximately EUR 4.2 billion. Its 22 000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.
For further information, please contact:
Johanna Sintonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3253

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