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2014-05-15

Metso Corporation: Metso strengthens valve and field device services in Germany by opening a new Service Center in Leuna

Metso Corporation's press release on May 15, 2014 at 12:00 noon EET

Metso has opened a new service center in eastern Germany, in the Leuna
industrial area. The new service center supports the company's strategy to
grow its valve and field device service business globally and strengthens
Metso's service capabilities within the German region for major
petrochemical, energy, oil&gas and pulp&paper companies.

Metso is continuosly investing in its service and production capabilities
globally in order to deliver customers secured plant availability while
optimizing total maintenance costs. Metso has over 55 automation service
hubs, 36 valve and field device Service Centers and over 1,000 service
professionals serving automation customers around the world.

"Metso's services portfolio focuses on three main areas: solving technical and
process issues, improving business performance, and managing a business area.
Our maintenance services range from the servicing of individual Metso valves
all the way to maintenance and device management solutions for complete
plants. We use intelligent solutions to service valves and other field
devices from Metso or other manufacturers,'' explains Mikko Keto, President,
Services, Automation, Metso.

"The new service center in Germany is in line with our strategy to
continuously strengthen our global network of Service Centers and service
experts so that we are close to our customers to best support their business
needs,'' he continues.

Leading valve technology

Metso's services business is backed by Metso's market-leading valve solutions,
which include control valves, automated on/off and emergency shutdown valves,
as well as intelligent valve controllers and condition monitoring. Metso's
world-leading brands include Neles®, Jamesbury®and Mapag®.

The company is currently building a new Neles globe valve technology center in
South Korea. Metso's other valve technology and supply centers are located in
Finland, USA, China, Germany and Brazil.

Metso's automation solutions are designed to maximize the profitability of our
customers' businesses by improving their production performance and their
cost, material and energy efficiency. Our extensive range of flow control and
process automation solutions and services is supported by a worldwide network
of automation experts. The Automation business' biggest customer industries
are oil&gas, and pulp and paper. We also have a strong growth focus in mining
and construction and power generation.
www.metso.com,www.twitter.com/metsoautomation

Metso is a leading process performance provider, with customers in the mining,
construction, and oil&gas industries. Our focus is on the continuous
development of intelligent solutions that improve sustainability and
profitability. Metso's shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
Metso employs around 16,000 professionals in 50 countries. Expect results.
www.metso.com,www.twitter.com/metsogroup

For further information, please contact:

Markus Premier, Service Manager, Flow Control, Automation, Metso, e-mail:
markus.premier(at)metso.com, tel. +49 (0) 214 20670 or mobile. +49 (0) 172
8340 580

Ingo Leufgen, Country Director, Automation, Metso, e-mail:
ingo.leufgen(at)metso.com, tel. +49 (0) 214 20670 or mobile +49 (0) 172 845
5872

Metso's automation services in
Germanyhttp://www.metso.com/Automation/info.nsf/WebWID/WTB-140221-2256F-1F696

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The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Metso Corporation via Globenewswire

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