Metso renewed its vision, mission and values

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on March 2, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. local time

Based on a profound internal process during the past year, Metso is clarifying
the basis of its operations. The new vision, mission and values, launched today,
communicate what is Metso's shared goal, why the company exists and how Metso
will achieve its goals.

"Matti Kähkönen, Metso's new President and CEO comments: "Already today Metso's
position in the markets is strong and our financial situation and strategy are
on solid footing. Our operating environment is constantly changing, and driving
the need for us to continuously renew and improve our operations. Our vision,
mission and operating more strongly according our values will further our

New vision, mission and values

Metso's renewed vision is "Working as One to be Number One." Working as one
means working closely within the company, with customers and with other key
stakeholders. To be number one means creating added value for stakeholders in
everything we do.

Metso's renewed mission, the purpose of our operations, emphasizes sustainable
solutions: "We contribute to a more sustainable world by helping our customers
to process natural resources and recycle materials into valuable products." In
accordance with the mission, Metso is committed to working together with
customers and being an active participant in building a more sustainable world.

Metso's renewed values are: Driving customer success, seeking innovations,
performing together, and respecting each other.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining,
construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper
industries. We have about 28,500 employees in more than 50 countries.

Further information for the press, please contact:
Jussi Ollila, Senior Vice President, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3212

Further information for investors, please contact:
Johanna Henttonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel.
+358 20 484 3253

Metso Corporation

Harri Nikunen

Johanna Henttonen
Vice President, Investor Relations

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