Press release February 5, 2010 01:00:00 PM CET

Metso to deliver shredder plant to Karl Kaufmann AG in Switzerland

 Metso Corporation's press release on February 5, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.


Metso has received an order for a complete customized shredder plant from Karl Kaufmann AG, based in Switzerland. The shredder plant will be delivered during the second half of 2010. The order is included in the Energy and Environmental Technology's Q4 orders received for 2009.


Metso's delivery includes a complete, customized shredder plant for shredding light to medium-heavy mixed scrap, car bodies, new sheet scrap and aluminum scrap. In addition, Metso will deliver a specially designed de-dusting system as well as a state of the art plant control system. The new medium-sized plant will produce up to 90, 000 tons of ferrous output per year and will contribute to increase the productivity of one of the most efficient sites in Switzerland.


The value of these types of shredder plant orders is usually under EUR 10 million. Metso is the global market leader in metal recycling equipment. About one-third of the world's metal scrap is produced with Metso equipment.


Karl Kaufmann AG was founded in 1860. The enterprise belongs to the most eminent Swiss recycling companies and is specialized in the processing of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, electrical and electronic scrap, paper and cardboard as well as in demolition works.


Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 26,500 employees in more than 50 countries.


For further information, please contact:

Peter Wilbert, Vice President, Shredder, Recycling Business Line, tel. +49 211 2105 431(Germany)


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