HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To support the drive for growth and efficiency, Metso is consolidating its Minerals Capital (MCA) and Minerals Services (MSE) business activities in Pennsylvania to its current York office location and closing the Danville and Canonsburg sites.
"We expect that this change will improve our ability to serve our customers through new innovations, more streamlined service and greater efficiency. We will continue to serve our customers uninterrupted during the transition," says João Ney Colagrossi, President, Metso Minerals Capital business area.
The office consolidation is expected to be completed by the end of the second quarter 2017. Most of the approximately 175 employees working at the locations to be closed have been offered an opportunity to relocate to York, PA.
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.
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Bob Wissing, VP of Finance, Administrative Managing Director, North America, Metso, Tel. +1 (262) 717 2585, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, Tel. +358 20 484 3212, Email: email@example.com