Press release September 19, 2017 03:00:00 PM CET

Metso welcomes HOLT CAT to Texas distributor network

Metso welcomes HOLT CAT to Texas distributor network

Metso Corporation press release on September 18, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. EET

Metso continues to strengthen its North American distributor network with the latest addition of HOLT CAT®, based in San Antonio, Texas.

HOLT CAT® will offer Metso's crushing and screening products to the contractor and recycling segments, covering 118 counties in south, central, north and east Texas. The agreement was signed in June, 2017.

"We are extremely happy to welcome HOLT CAT to the Metso distributor community," said Ben Hansbury, vice president of Distribution Sales at Metso. "With HOLT CAT's industry experience and acknowledged commitment to creating customer value, we know they can provide Metso equipment users with superior service. This partnership strengthens our distributor channel in Texas, one of our key markets in the United States."

"We are looking forward to the opportunity to represent Metso in our region," said Evan Creson, vice president of machine sales at HOLT CAT. "Metso is an established manufacturer known for its high level of quality, innovation and support. Adding Metso's portfolio complements and diversifies our product range, and will help us to provide even more value-added solutions that enable our customers to bring progress to our world."

HOLT CAT® is the largest Caterpillar dealer in the United States, operating in south, central, north and east Texas. Established in 1933, HOLT sells, services and rents Cat equipment, engines and generators for construction, mining, industrial, petroleum and agricultural applications. HOLT sells used Caterpillar equipment worldwide and fabricates its own line of custom engineered products, including root plows and water tankers.

Distribution manager Nayles Bakke from Metso presents the new distribution partner HOLT with a model of a Lokotrack mini crusher. From left: Buck Pate, technical services manager at HOLT; Nayles Bakke, Metso; Evan Creson, VP, Machine Sales South at HOLT; J.K. Baxter Senior, VP, Machine Sales at HOLT.

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 6,000 service professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.

Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about EUR 2.6 billion in 2016. Metso employs over 11,000 people in more than 50 countries. Expect results., 

For further information, please contact:
Nayles Bakke, Distribution Manager, Southtwest USA, Metso, Tel. +1 630 235 0128, e-mail

Stephanie Kaminski, Head of Marketing and Communications, North America, Metso Corporation Tel. + 1 412 269 5298, e-mail 

Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, Tel. +358 20 484 3212, Email:

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