Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Finland and worldwide
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28.9 - Manufacture of other special-purpose machinery

160 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
9 December 2020
Employment effect (start)
9 December 2020
Foreseen end date


Finnish provider of solutions, technologies, and services for the mining, metallurgical and recycling industries Metso Outotec announced that it will cut up to 160 jobs worldwide, including 60 positions in Finland. The company is to reorganise its Metals business as part of its transformation programme which aims to improve competiveness as well as financial and organisational effectiveness.  Under the programme, Metso Outotec expects to save €15 million. The impact of the restructuring on different employee groups will be determined during the first quarter of 2021.

Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Metso Outotec  is a world-leading industrial company providing equipment and services in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. It employs over 15,600 people in more than 50 countries. In its Metals division, the company employs approximately 1,100 people globally.



Eurofound (2020), Metso Outotec, Internal restructuring in World, factsheet number 102883, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/102883.