Metso wins big mining equipment order from JSW Steel in India
Metso has won a significant order to deliver a pellet plant, including grinding, filtration and a pyro-processing pellet plant to a large-scale steel operation of JSW Steel Ltd. in India. This new order is Metso’s largest global pellet plant delivery, and the single largest installation for Metso 2040-60 Vertical Plate Pressure Filters VPA, which are used in heavy-duty dewatering applications.
The order is booked in Metso’s second quarter 2018 orders received.
“Metso has a proven track record of delivering sustainable performance and reliability to the mining industry globally. We are very proud of this order, which further strengthens our position in the Indian mining market,” says Victor Tapia, President, Metso Mining Equipment business area.
Metso established its operations in India in 1992, and has been developing a strong footprint in the market ever since. Today, Metso is the leading player in pelletizing in India.
“We build long-term relationships with our customers, which is the key for success. Through them, we can provide our customers with the best solutions to ensure low operating costs while also improving resource efficiency and recovery”, says Kamal Pahuja, SVP, Indian market area at Metso.
JSW Steel is part of the JSW Group, a US$13 billion conglomerate, with presence across India, USA, South America & Africa, the JSW Group is a part of the O.P. Jindal Group with strong footprints across core economic sectors, namely, Steel, Energy, Infrastructure, Cement, Ventures and Sports.
Metso is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. With their unique knowledge and innovative solutions, they help their customers improve operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability.
Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about €2.7 billion in 2017. Metso employs over 12,000 people in more than 50 countries.