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Product news August 25, 2021

Metso Outotec and Duo Group to provide aggregates solutions in the UK

Metso Outotec Corporation’s press release on August 25, 2021, at 13:00 EEST

Metso Outotec has appointed Duo Group as a distributor for Metso Outotec’s aggregates solutions in the UK. The distribution agreement covers the current aggregate business serviced directly by Metso Outotec. This includes aggregate processing solutions including crushers and vibrating equipment, crusher wear parts and spare parts as well as commissioning, service contracts and technical support for aggregate quarries in England, Scotland, and Wales. The contract will come into effect in September 2021. 

 “We are very pleased to announce the partnership with Duo,” says Olli-Pekka Oksanen, Senior Vice President, Distribution Management Office in Metso Outotec. “The partnership expands our distribution model to include the larger aggregates quarrying customers in the UK. With Duo’s local presence and world class know-how, we will improve our ability to offer more comprehensive solutions and aftermarket support with the agility and responsiveness appreciated by the quarrying customers.” 

“The partnership with Metso Outotec will set us apart from the competition,” says Martin McWilliams, Managing Director of Duo Group. “We are excited to add Metso Outotec aggregates solutions to our offerings on both our own contract processing plants and to our customers. Thanks to this deal, Duo becomes the only company in the UK in the extractive, construction, energy, and waste sector that can both provide end-to-end, design, and build but also supply the equipment from a world-leading supplier. We believe that this enables us to increase our sales, expand customer relations and more efficiently meet our customer demands in the aggregate industry in particular.” 

Commenting on the cooperation, Adrian Wood, Vice President, Capital Business and Support, Distribution Management Office at Metso Outotec, adds: “Our target was to find a partner to better serve our traditional customers by holding both equipment and local inventories with an increased service capability. When the initial discussions with Duo began it was very clear they could offer even more than this through their turnkey business model.” He concludes: “We are truly excited about the potential this partnership brings and are looking forward to bringing to our customers a world class and wide-ranging service offering. We believe this combined with the continuation of the  partnership with the current distributor Garriock Bros, and the mining, pump, industrial customers remaining directly by Metso Outotec is the best way to reach the targeted level of service.” 

Duo Group Ltd. provides aggregate, recycling, and material handling industries with comprehensive packages of complete processing solutions including equipment, civil engineering, manufacturing, and contract processing. They operate out of six locations with more than 200 employees. Read more at their website: https://duogroup.co.uk/
 

Further information, please contact: 

Adrian Wood, Vice President, Capital Business and Support, Distribution Management Office, Metso Outotec, Tel. +44 7789616441, email: adrian.wood(at)mogroup.com

Martin McWilliams, Managing Director, Duo Group Ltd., Tel.+44 1392368249, email: martin.mcwilliams(at)duogroup.co.uk

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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