Press release December 18, 2018 01:00:00 PM CET

Metso signs its first distribution agreement for Czech Republic and Slovakia waste recycling market

Metso signs its first distribution agreement for Czech Republic and Slovakia waste recycling market

Metso Corporation's press release on December 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EET

Metso has signed a non-exclusive distribution agreement with Arcon Machinery a.s. for the Czech and Slovakian market areas. The agreement covers the countries of Czech Republic and Slovakia for sales of Metso's waste recycling equipment and services for fine-, mobile- and pre-shredders.

"Our cooperation with Arcon will strengthen Metso's waste recycling position in the interesting CEE market. Arcon is committed to growing and developing the business further in this market; along their emphasis on services, this makes them a solid addition to our distributor network," says Pawel Donimirski, Sales Manager CEE, Waste Recycling, Metso.

About Arcon Machinery a.s.

During the last few years, Arcon Machinery a.s. and its subsidiary ARCON Slovakia, spol. s r.o. have proved their dedication and professionalism in cooperation with Metso. Arcon has already sold shredders to an incineration plant in Kosit and to one of the biggest Czech steel recycling companies. Founded in 1974, the Arcon Group supplies high-quality industrial equipment to the Central and Eastern European markets and has a deep insight and knowledge of the Czech and Slovakian markets.

Seeking recognized partners to join the global distributor network

Today, Metso's global waste recycling community has over 30 official distributors and agencies. Developing the distribution community is one of the strategic focus areas within the waste recycling business, and Metso is constantly looking for new, best-in-class partners.

Metso is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. With our unique knowledge and innovative solutions, we help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability. Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about EUR 2.7 billion in 2017. Metso employs over 12,000 people in more than 50 countries.,  

For further information, please contact:

Morten Rasmussen, Commercial Director, Waste Recycling, Metso, Tel. +45 2320 4266, Email:

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

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