Reviews by the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the President and CEO at Metso's Annual General Meeting

HELSINKI, Finland, March 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metso Corporation's Annual General Meeting will begin today, March 27, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. Finnish time in Helsinki. In his opening statement, Mikael Lilius, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, will review the Board's work and its priorities during last year, together with various other matters.

President and CEO Matti Kähkönen's review will concentrate on Metso's Financial Statements for 2014, Metso's new strategy and its implementation as well as the company's operating environment. He will also reiterate the financial guidance for 2015 announced on February 5, 2015, which stated that Metso's net sales in 2015 are expected to be EUR 3,000-3,300 million and EBITA margin before non-recurring items for 2015 around 13 percent of net sales. Guidance does not include Process Automation Systems business.

Neither review will contain any material unpublished information.

Metso is a leading process performance provider, with customers in the mining, oil and gas, and aggregates industries. Metso's cutting-edge services and solutions improve the availability and reliability in minerals processing and flow control, providing sustainable process and profit improvements. Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland. In 2014, Metso's net sales totaled EUR 3.7 billion. Metso employs approximately 16,000 industry experts in more than 50 countries. Expect results.,

Further information, please contact:

Juha Rouhiainen, VP, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel +358 20 484 3253

Metso Corporation

Harri Nikunen


Juha Rouhiainen

VP, Investor Relations


NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd



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