Valmet will open the trading session by ringing the NASDAQ stock market Opening Bell in New York today on May 21, 2014

Valmet Corporation's press release on May 21, 2014 at 12:00 noon EET

Valmet is on a roadshow in New York meeting investors, and will participate in the NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony today on May 21, 2014 at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York to celebrate Valmet's newly started journey as a listed company. The President and CEO of Valmet Corporation, Mr. Pasi Laine, will open the trading session by ringing the NASDAQ stock market Opening Bell.

The Opening Bell Ceremony starts at 9:15 a.m. EDT (4:15 p.m. Finnish time). The event will be broadcasted live at:

"Valmet has been successful in North America both in pulp and paper technology and in services business. The number of Valmet's long-term agreement mills has tripled in North America during the last five years. Majority, some 70%, of all paper, board, tissue, and pulp produced in North America, is produced with Valmet machines. The North American market plays a strong role in Valmet's global business now and in the future," President and CEO Pasi Laine says.

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Further information, please contact:
Anu Salonsaari-Posti, SVP, Marketing & Communications, Valmet Corporation, tel. +358 50 453 4262
Hanna-Maria Heikkinen, VP, Investor Relations, Valmet Corporation, tel. +358 40 826 2172


Valmet Corporation is a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our 11,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and plant improvements and spare parts. Our strong technology offering includes entire pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production.

The company has over 200 years of industrial history and was reborn through the demerger of the pulp, paper and power businesses from Metso Group in December 2013. Valmet's net sales in 2013 were approximately EUR 2.6 billion. Valmet's objective is to become the global champion in serving its customers.

Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

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