Metso Outotec aims to become a top-tier supplier of products, technologies and services in the aggregates and minerals industries and a top financial performer.

Targets

Adjusted EBITA margin of >15% over the cycle 

Maintaining an ‘investment-grade’ credit rating 

Dividend pay-out of at least 50% of earnings per share 

Progress in sustainability in alignment with the 1.5 °C commitment 

Strong foundation for implementing the strategy

Key strengths

  1. Comprehensive product and service offering as well as process expertise throughout the customers’ value chain 
  2. Extensive installed base and a strong brand 
  3. Strong aftermarket presence and know-how close to customers 
  4. Industry-leading, sustainability-focused technology, research and product development expertise  

Growth in key customer segments 

Our key customer segments are aggregates, minerals processing, and certain areas of metals refining. Our target markets offer attractive growth prospects and have significant potential for further growth and development of the aftermarket business. Several recognized global megatrends, like urbanization, infrastructure projects, electrification of societies, and climate change mitigation, will support market growth. 

Our primary target in the selected segments is to develop its product and service business by leveraging its comprehensive process expertise. In order to reduce business risks and to improve profitability, extensive project deliveries will be limited when they include other than the company’s own technology and expertise.

Four priority areas of strategy implementation

Integration and financial performance 

Customer centricity 

Sustainability 

Performance culture

Performance culture

Metso Outotec's strategy illustrated.

Aiming for sustainability leadership

We strive for a net positive impact on the planet and is committed to the 1.5 °C journey, with targets that are validated by the Science Based Targets initiative. This will be implemented through a focus on sustainable offerings and innovations and by being a responsible and trusted partner. 

We have set targets to reduce the emissions of its own operations by 50% by 2030, compared to the 2019 baseline, and to reduce the emissions of logistics by 20% by 2025. We are also targeting that 30% of the supplier spend by the end of 2025 is with partners who have set a CO2 target. 

Read more from our sustainability section.

Planned divestment of the Recycling business

We have decided to divest our Recycling business. The Recycling business sells products and services for metal and waste recycling. Its sales in 2019 were EUR 156 million, and it reported an adjusted EBITA margin of approximately 6%. The business has around 300 employees and its main locations are Horsens, Denmark; Düsseldorf, Germany; and San Antonio, Texas. 

“Metso Outotec’s new strategy is coherent and clear, and it will help us to become an industry-leading company in customer satisfaction, sustainability and financial performance."
Pekka Vauramo, President and CEO

Pekka Vauramo's portrait.