Press release January 3, 2012 08:30:00 AM CET

Invitation to a pre-silent Q&A session with Metso's management

Metso Corporation's press release on January 3, 2012 at 08:30 a.m. local time

Metso's management will host a pre-silent Q&A session prior to stepping into silent period. The purpose of these sessions is to serve all financial community parties equally and increase understanding of the earlier stated information by giving an opportunity to set questions to our management. No new information will be disclosed but the aim is to clarify information on our operations and operating environment. Therefore, we don't intend to publish separate releases in connection with these events.

Pre-silent Q&A session before 2011 Financial Statements Review publication

will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2012 at

3.00 p.m. EET (Helsinki),
1:00 p.m. GMT (London),
2:00 p.m. CET (Paris),
8:00 a.m. EDT (New York).

Metso's CFO Harri Nikunen will be answering the questions.

The Q&A session can be participated through conference call (please see the details below). Questions can be presented during the call or by sending questions in advance via email to by Wednesday, January 11 by 12:00 p.m. EET (Helsinki).

Conference call participants are requested to dial in few minutes prior to the start of the teleconference

· US: +1 866 803 8344
· Other countries: +44 (0)207 1620 177
· Access code: Metso

A replay of the conference call will be available for 14 days until January 26, 2012 at:
· US: +1 954 334 0342
· Other countries: +44 (0)207 0314 064
· Access code: 909 214

A transcript of the event will be available on our website on Friday, January 13, 2012.

Welcome to our pre-silent Q&A session!

Metso Corporation

Juha Rouhiainen
VP, Investor Relations

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 29,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

For further information, please contact:

Marja Mäkinen, Investor Relations Manager, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3211

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