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Hitt og þetta 28. apríl 2006

Metso Corporation reports 3-month operating profit of EUR95m

Nordic Business Report-April 28, 2006-Metso Corporation reports 3-month operating profit of EUR95m
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Finnish process industry machinery and systems supplier Metso Corporation reported on Friday (28 April) an operating profit of EUR95m on net sales of EUR1,078m for the financial quarter January-March 2006.

Both operating profit and net sales for the three-month period increased, respectively from EUR55m and EUR894m, as compared to the corresponding period in 2005.

One euro (EUR) is worth approximately 0.69 British pounds (GBP).

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