Metso expands its service center in Tianjin, China, to bring fabrics production closer to customers

Metso expands its service center in Tianjin, China, to bring fabrics production 
closer to customers 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 05/08/13 --  
Metso Corporation's press release on May 8, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. local
time 
Metso has opened an extension to its Tianjin service center that
manufactures
forming, dryer and filter fabrics mainly for the Chinese
and Asia-Pacific market.  The Tianjin service center, located in the
city of Tianjin, China, started with 45 employees in 2008 and today
it employs 200 service professionals.  An inauguration ceremony of
the extension of the center was held
in Tianjin on May 8, 2013. 
A new heat setting machine for fabrics manufacture and an expansion
of laboratory facilities were included in the extension.  Metso has in
addition
concentrated all fabrics production to Tianjin by moving its
Shanghai filter
fabrics operations to Tianjin. "This extension is in
line with Metso's strategy
for services growth and brings fabrics
production closer to customers in Asia",
says Jukka Tiitinen,
President, Services business line, Pulp, Paper and Power,
Metso. 
Strengthening local services is a vital part of Metso's continuing
commitment to the pulp, paper and power industries.  Metso currently
has a network of 100 service locations serving these industries
around the world and has steadily
increased its local presence in
China, where the company has been present for
80 years. 
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes,
machinery,
equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter
fabrics. Our offering and experience cover the entire process life
cycle including new production lines,
rebuilds and services. 
www.metso.com/pulpandpaper, www.metso.com/power, 
www.twitter.com/MetsoPulpPaper 
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in
the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and
paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over
50 countries contribute to
sustainability and deliver profitability
to customers worldwide. Metso's shares
are listed on the NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki Ltd. 
www.metso.com, www.twitter.com/metsogroup 
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For further information, please contact:
Jukka Tiitinen
President, Services business line, Pulp, Paper and Power
Metso
tel. +1 404 433 0937
or +358 40 740 6178 
Reima Kerttula
Vice President, Fabrics business unit, Services business line, Pulp, Paper
and Power
Metso
tel. +358 40 064 8458 
Xiaolei Cheng
General Manager, Tianjin service center, Services business line, Pulp,
Paper and Power
Metso
tel. +86 136 5163 7651
 
 
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