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Press Release April 6, 2021

Metso Outotec completes divestment of its Aluminium business

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on April 6, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. EEST

Metso Outotec has completed the divestment of its Aluminium business to REEL International, headquartered in France. The divestment to REEL was announced on December 28, 2020. The divested business comprises equipment and plant solutions to green anode plants, anode rodshops, and casthouses used in aluminium smelters, as well as the related services. Metso Outotec will continue to serve its customers in certain other parts of the aluminium value chain, such as alumina refinery and petroleum coke calcination technologies. 

“I would like to extend my sincerest thanks to the Aluminium team for its contribution to Metso Outotec and for the hard work to ensure a smooth transfer of the business. I wish the team great success under its new ownership at REEL,” says Jari Ålgars, President of Metals business area, Metso Outotec.  

Further information, please contact:  

Jari Ålgars, President, Metals business area, Metso Outotec, tel. +358 20 529 2007, email: jari.algars(at)mogroup.com 

Antti Koulumies, Vice President, Anodes and Casting, REEL International, tel. +49 172 688 9066, email: antti.koulumies(at)reel-alu.com

Helena Marjaranta, Vice President, Communications and Brand, Metso Outotec, tel. +358 20 484 3212, email: helena.marjaranta(at)mogroup.com

Metso Outotec is a frontrunner in sustainable technologies, end-to-end solutions and services for the aggregates, minerals processing and metals refining industries globally. By improving our customers’ energy and water efficiency, increasing their productivity, and reducing environmental risks with our product and process expertise, we are the partner for positive change.  

Metso Outotec is committed to limiting global warming to 1.5°C with Science Based Targets. We ranked 8th on the 2021 Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries and its sales for 2020 were about EUR 3.9 billion. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. mogroup.com, twitter.com/metsooutotec