Eriez appoints Richard Murray global flotation service director

Eric Wasmund, Eriez vice president-flotation, announces the appointment of Richard Murray to Global Flotation Service Director. In his new position, Murray will assume the responsibility of overseeing and expanding Eriez’ flotation global aftermarket and service business. According to Eriez, Murray’s role includes key initiatives such as the proactive development of new service products and the optimization of service practices and…

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Metso Outotec’s name changes to Metso

Metso Outotec’s Annual General Meeting approved the board of directors’ proposal to change the company name to Metso Corp. “After the successful integration of Metso and Outotec, we will focus on growing a strong unified Metso company and brand,” said President and CEO of Metso, Pekka Vauramo. “We have combined two valuable companies into one strong Metso. Our focus is…

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Metso Outotec discontinues Russia business

Metso Outotec said it has wound down its business with Russia and has now officially discontinued its business association in the country. Officials said 24 April it has not taken new orders from Russia since Russia’s attack on Ukraine in February 2022. “To speed up discontinuation of contracts made before the war, the company started negotiating with its non-sanctioned customers…

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Metso Outotec to divest part of Metals unit

After a strategic review, Metso Outotec has decided to initiate the divestment of two of its three Metals businesses: Metals & Chemical Processing and Ferrous & Heat Transfer.  The Smelting business will remain part of the company’s portfolio. Last year, its sales totaled EUR 155 million.  “Several options were considered when evaluating the strategic fit of the Metals businesses in…

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Metso Outotec ups game for thickener circuits

Metso Outotec has introduced scalable Thickening Plant Units to ensure outstanding circuit performance and reliability for any minerals processing application or capacity. Comprising high-rate thickeners, high-compression thickeners, paste thickeners, clarifiers and polymer dosing units, the Metso Outotec Thickening Plant Units fit seamlessly with other dewatering units, like filtration or any type of water treatment applications. The pre-engineered units incorporate Planet…

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Metso Outotec uncovers Optimus Sinter

Metso Outotec is launching Optimus Sinter, a digital optimizer for iron ore sintering plants. The new tool facilitates improved sinter plant process performance and stability by holistically optimizing the overall sintering processes. Optimus Sinter is one of Metso Outotec’s leading-edge digital solutions to ensure the optimal operation and maintenance of iron ore sintering plants. A sophisticated thermodynamic model forms the…

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