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Metso Outotec and Ascendum sign distribution contract for Portugal and Angola

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on May 11, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. EEST

Metso Outotec and Ascendum Máquinas have signed a distribution contract concerning Metso Outotec’s aggregate crushing and screening solutions. As of April 2021, Metso Outotec’s aggregate equipment, crusher wear parts and spare parts are available through Ascendum Máquinas in Portugal and Angola. In addition to equipment and parts, the contract includes service, commissioning, and technical support.

The contract with Ascendum is expected to strengthen Metso Outotec’s presence in the countries by improved service level through local support, parts, and equipment supply. Ascendum is well-known by the construction customers, and Metso Outotec foresees good opportunities to develop especially mobile and portable equipment business in the construction sector with Ascendum’s dedicated local resources.

“Our aim is to be the preferred choice for aggregate crushing and screening solutions,” says Olli-Pekka Oksanen, Senior Vice President, Global Distribution Management at Metso Outotec. “With Ascendum, we expect to be close to the customers and agile in serving their needs. Our premium brand coupled with their local presence and aftermarket expertise is a strong package.”

“Ascendum is proud to be the exclusive distributor for Metso Outotec, which is a worldwide recognized brand,” says José Luis Mendes, CEO of Ascendum Máquinas in Portugal. “We welcome Metso Outotec to our portfolio of leading brands and are very happy to be able to widen our offering to our existing clientele. Most of the Metso Outotec customers are common to Ascendum, and our wide coverage is a great benefit for them.”

The equipment covered by the contract are Metso Outotec’s Lokotrack® and NordtrackTM track-mounted crushing and screening units, NW Series portable crushing and screening units, as well as stationary screens and crushers. Ascendum Máquinas has four branches in Portugal, and a dealer in Angola to be announced later.

Further information, please contact:

Karima Dargaud, Head of Aftermarket Sales EMEA, Distributor Management Office, Metso Outotec, tel. +33 631 522 413, karima.dargaud(at)mogroup.com

Carlos Padin, Head of Capital Equipment Sales EMEA Hub South, Distributor Management Office, Metso Outotec, tel. +33 607 272 002, carlos.padin(at)mogroup.com

Pedro Gaspar, Sales Director, Ascendum, tel. +351 912 300 500, email: pedro.gaspar(at)ascendummaquinas.pt

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

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