Metso opens new service center in the Netherlands

Metso opens new service center in the Netherlands 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 05/30/13 --  Metso
Corporation's press release on May 30, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. local time 
Metso will open a new service center in Waddinxveen, the Netherlands,
near the
Rotterdam-Antwerp industrial area on May 30, 2013. 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 Benelux region for major
petrochemical, energy, oil & gas and pulp & paper companies. 
The new facility brings the total number of Metso's automation
service centers
to 34 and automation service hubs to 87. By combining
intelligence with high
quality servicing, Metso's service centers all
over the world deliver customers
secured plant availability while
optimizing total maintenance costs. 
"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,
"The new service center in the Netherlands 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. 
The Metso services mission is to maximize the profitability of its
businesses. Metso's services portfolio focuses on three
main areas: solving technical and process issues, improving business
performance, and managing a
business area. 
Our 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 smart positioners and condition
monitoring. Metso's world-leading brands include Neles(R),
Jamesbury(R) and Mapag(R). 
The Automation segment's process automation and flow control
solutions meet the
growing needs of Metso's customer industries to
improve production process efficiency as raw materials and energy
sources become scarcer and their costs
increase. The company's global
network of service experts deliver business solutions to our
customers that improve their productivity, lower risks and optimize
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., 
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For further information, please contact:
Richard Kooijman
Service Manager, Flow Control, Automation
e-mail: richard.kooijman(at)
tel. +31 (0) 33 25 44 600
mobile +31 (0) 6 10 03 29 59 
Robert Geurs
Area Manager Benelux. Flow Control, Automation
e-mail: robert.geurs(at)
tel. +31 (0) 33 25 44 600
mobile +31 (0) 6 53 30 34 21
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