Metso temporarily lays off all personnel at Tampere Roll Factory in Finland

Published Dec 9, 2008 11.00.00 +2 GMT

The personnel discussions concerning temporary layoffs at Metso’s Tampere Roll Factory in Finland were concluded on Friday, December 5, 2008. The whole staff of 84 people will be temporarily laid off. The layoffs result from a temporary reduction in the amount of work.

The duration of the layoffs varies, depending on the workload, from some weeks to longer periods of time during the coming six months. The layoffs will begin in January 2009.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining and construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have over 28,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

For more information, please contact: Jari Yli-Välitalo, General Manager, Tampere Roll Factory, Paper business line, Metso, tel. +358 40 550 0175