Metso sells its filled roll business Roval SARL to its management

Published July 13, 2010 12.00.00 +2 GMT

Metso sells its filled roll business Roval SARL located in Corbehem, France to Silineos SA, owned by Mr. Olivier Roussie. The agreement was signed on July 7, 2010 and became effective immediately. The value of the arrangement will not be disclosed.

The management and personnel of the company (14 persons in total) continue under new ownership, thus ensuring customers the availability of Metso filled roll technology and expertise also in the future.

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 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

For further information, please contact: Ari Telama, Vice President, Service, Europe, Paper business line, Metso Tel. +358 50 594 6836,