Metso is made up of a global pool of highly dedicated people working closely together to ensure our customers’ success. People with the outstanding expertise, commitment and drive to make profitable advancements, reach new heights in service and deliver real results.
Our people around the world are located close to our customers, in order to understand the forces that shape their business realities. This empowers us with unique insight to create effective solutions that increases the productivity and environmental quality of our customers operations.
We believe that the measure of our worth is in the results we deliver to our customers. This is why we do not compromise on our service and customer offerings. We utilize our deep technological competence and industrial knowledge to deliver cutting-edge solutions and services designed to make a real and sustainable difference to business.
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services for the mining, construction, power generation, oil and gas, recycling, and pulp and paper industries.
We are truly global – we have engineering, production, procurements, services business, sales and other operations in over 300 units in more than 50 countries. Worldwide we employ about 29,000 professionals serving customers in more than 100 countries. Today 45 percent of our net sales come from the services business.
In 2010 Metso Corporation's net sales were EUR 5,552 million.
We have three segments: Mining and Construction Technology, Energy and Environmental Technology, Paper and Fiber Technology.
Our strategy aims for sustainable, profitable growth over the long-term. In the short-term, we are focusing on improving our competitiveness and cash flow and on securing our profitability. Global megatrends support our long-term strategic development and profitable growth targets.
Our strategy aims for sustainable, profitable growth over the long term. Our position as the market and technology leader in our sector creates good prerequisites for long-term profitable growth. Also the global megatrends are favorable for us.
We have purposefully invested in our competitiveness and strategic themes: the services and environmental solutions and our presence in emerging markets. Our product and services portfolio, our know-how and our global presence are at a level that allows us to support our customers where they are.
Our strategy is based on a longer-term strategic framework of the company’s mission, values, Code of Conduct and vision.
According to our mission we contribute to a more sustainable world by helping our customers to process natural resources and recycle materials into valuable products.
This mission, together with the values and Code of Conduct, forms a foundation for our vision: Working as One to be Number One.
Our strategic goals emphasize operational excellence and customer satisfaction and act as a roadmap to our vision. The strategic themes define the current key areas and priorities in customer satisfaction development and operational excellence, which are required to attain profitable growth.
We have also set financial targets, which measure our continuous improvement and its capability to create long-term shareholder value.
Our goal is to be the preferred supplier in our customer industries, collaborating with our customers to continuously improve their competitiveness. Technology is one of the key success factors in achieving this goal, as well as in improving the profitability of our own business.
Our future success is based on our ability to offer new solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges such as mitigating climate change through energy efficiency.
Customer-driven research and development
Our research and development focuses on environmental technology, technology related to the services business and the development of smart applications. We carry out research and development work in close co-operation with our customers and subcontractors as well as with research institutions and universities.