Press release February 29, 2016 02:30:00 PM CET

Metso recognized as a top brand in the mining sector in Brazil

Metso recognized as a top brand in the mining sector in Brazil

Metso Corporation's press release on February 29, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. EET

A survey conducted by In The Mine magazine recently ranked Metso as one of the top brands in the mining sector in Brazil. Metso was number one in the categories of crushing and maintenance of minerals processing plants.

This recognition reinforces Metso's leading position in the mining sector. Marcelo Motti, Senior Vice President, Sales in Brazil, comments:  "We thank our customers and professionals in the mining sector for this recognition. I see this award as the result of Metso's continuous aim to help drive sustainable improvements in performance and profitability in our customers' businesses." Motti also reiterates that Metso's solutions are built with technological excellence and the highest safety standards, not to mention decades of experience.

More than 300 managers and supervisors of operations, production and logistics from 108 small, medium and large mining companies in Brazil took part in the survey. The survey was divided into the following categories: Blasting - mechanical and with explosives; Pit - conveying (hauling equipment, off-road trucks and conventional trucks); Crushing - fixed and mobile plants and  Processing, subdivided into Classification, Grinding and Concentration.

According to Facto Editorial, the publisher of In The Mine magazine, the survey is unprecedented in the Brazilian mining sector and extrapolates the brand-ranking concept. The annual survey will be used to evaluate consumer behavior and to indicate the degree of changes in brand perception and value recognition among mining equipment users.

Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.

Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,400 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.

Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland, and had net sales of about EUR 2.9 billion in 2015. Metso employs over 12,000 persons in more than 50 countries. Expect results., 

For more information, please contact:

Alice Pinheiro, Head of Marketing, Brazil Market Area, Metso, Tel +55 15 2102 1762. Email:

Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, Tel. +358 20 484 100, Email:

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