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Metso's industrial center - 'Metso Park' inaugurated in Alwar, Rajasthan Print E-mail
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Thursday, 11 March 2010
New Delhi: Metso, a supplier of technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries, inaugurated Metso Park - Metso's biggest single investment in India, in the city of Alwar in Rajasthan.

Metso Park will be completed in phases from 2010 onward, and upon completion the EUR 30 million industrial center will extend to an area of almost 47 acres and will provide employment opportunities for up to 700 people.

The investment comprises multifunctional premises, including workshops, offices, engineering, logistics and training centers.

During the first operational phase, Metso Park will manufacture components for mobile crushing and screening plants, vibrating screens and vibrators, slurry pumps and rubber products.

The products manufactured at Metso Park will be primarily delivered to mining and construction industry customers in India and neighboring areas. Some of the products will also be transported to our other manufacturing units for adaptation for global markets.

In addition to Metso Park, Metso's Mining and Construction Technology operations in India consist of a factory in Bawal, a foundry in Ahmedabad, and regional sales and service offices in New Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Thane, Hyderabad and Chennai. Metso Group has currently altogether 17 units and 735 employees in India.

Metso Park will cater to meeting the demand for the products and services of it's Mining and Construction Technology in India and Metso's other rapidly growing markets in Asia Pacific.

"During the past five years we have significantly strengthened our presence in Asia and particularly India and our ability to serve our customers locally. Metso Park is the largest single investment ever made in India by Metso and its Mining and Construction Technology, confirming our confidence in the potential market growth in India and in line with our strategy of growing our presence in emerging markets. The investment will also significantly improve our competitiveness not only in India, but in the whole of Asia Pacific market area. In terms of our image, Metso Park is an integral complement to our supply and manufacturing network," said Matti Kähkönen, President of Metso's Mining and Construction Technology.

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