Metso was ranked first place in the Mining Industry's Best Performance Supplier of the Minerals Processing segment and third place in the Best Overall Performance Supplier of Mining. Phibrand - a company specializing in industry marketing - conducted the study for the fourth time in collaboration with Chile's Ministry of Mining, Industrial Suppliers Association of Mining (Aprimin), Chile's National Mining Society (SONAMI), Association of Engineering Consultants (AIC), and Editorial Group EDITEC, a leading publisher in Chile.
The Ranking of Suppliers of the Mining Industry in Chile is a quantitative study and globally unique in the mining industry. The results of the study provide a ranking of each evaluated supplier company and its direct competition in its target market. The information collected is the broadest within the Chilean domestic industry in terms of coverage of segments of this market, evaluated brands and participation of mining companies and their professionals.
This was the fourth time the study was conducted; and 215 Chilean mining industry professionals from the country's most important mining and engineering companies operating in Chile took part in the study.
According to the study, Metso ranked first place as the company with the best performance last year in all sub-segments associated with the Minerals Processing category, thus receiving the rankings of:
• Best company in crushing solutions
• Best company in mill solutions
• Best company in plant maintenance
The study also ranked Metso third place in the category of Best Overall Performance Supplier of Mining, the preeminent category. (First place went to Finning CAT and second place to Komatsu).
"It's a huge privilege to receive recognition in the fourth consecutive study that places our brand at the pinnacle of excellence. The market is becoming ever more challenging, but we have managed to make a big difference for clients through our knowledge, people and solutions," said Aldo Cermenati, Senior Vice President, Pacific Rim Market Area/Country manager Metso, Chile. He also noted that,"This award indicates that we are preeminent among the suppliers of mining in Chile, and the results of this study support the company's work as a global network and demonstrate our strong commitment to the industry."
Among the conditions analyzed in the study are levels of trust in the brand, quality of products and services, responsiveness to problems, and opportunities to meet future challenges.
Metso is the world's leading industrial company in the mining and aggregates industries and in the flow control business. Our knowledge, people and solutions help drive sustainable improvements in performance and profitability in our customers' businesses.
Metso (metso.com) has an uncompromising attitude towards safety. Our products range from mining and construction equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our solutions are delivered and supported by decades of process knowledge and a broad scope of services backed by a global footprint of over 90 service centers, thousands of service employees, and an extensive logistics network.
Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland. In 2014, Metso's net sales totaled EUR 3.7 billion. Metso employs approximately 14,000 industry experts in more than 50 countries. Expect results.
Aldo Cermenati, Senior Vice President Pacific Rim Market Area, Minerals, Metso, T: +56 2 23702009 - E: aldo.cermenati[.]metso.com.
Jussi Ollila, Vice President, Global Communications, Metso Corporation, T: +358 20 484 3212 - E: jussi.ollila[.]metso.com.