The €30 million Metso Park, which is Metso’s biggest single investment in India, includes workshops, offices, engineering, logistics and training centres. Metso Park will be completed in phases from 2010 onwards, and when completed will extend to an area of almost 47 acres and will employ up to 700 people.
During the first operational phase, Metso Park will manufacture components for mobile crushing and screening plants, vibrating screens and vibrators, slurry pumps and rubber products.
“During the past five years we have significantly strengthened our presence in Asia and particularly India and our ability to serve our customers locally. Metso Park is the largest single investment ever made in India by Metso and its Mining and Construction Technology, confirming our confidence in the potential market growth in India and in line with our strategy of growing our presence in emerging markets. The investment will also significantly improve our competitiveness not only in India, but in the whole of Asia Pacific market area. In terms of our image, Metso Park is an integral complement to our supply and manufacturing network,” said Matti Kähkönen, president of Metso’s Mining and Construction Technology.