Metso Corporation's press release on June 30, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. local time
Metso Corporation´s Annual General Meeting authorized the Board of Directors on March 30, 2010 to decide on a donation of a maximum of EUR 2.5 million to universities.
On the basis of the decision made by the Annual General Meeting, Metso has decided to grant a donation of EUR 1.9 million to Aalto University Foundation. Other donations to different universities are to be published later.
This donation supports Aalto University´s financial capabilities to offer internationally competitive research and teaching services and helps Aalto University to meet its ambitious goals.
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 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com
Further information for the press, please contact:
Jukka Seppälä, Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Trade Policy, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3106
Further information for investors, please contact:
Johanna Henttonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3253