Metso acquires Copperstate Industrial Services
First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
Copperstate is a well-know service provider in the American hard rock mining region
Metso has acquired Copperstate Industrial Services, a mining services provider based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
Metso says the acquisition strengthen its position as a service and technology provider for the mining and construction sectors.
The value of the transaction will not be disclosed.
Established in 1999, Copperstate has built a highly competent team of service personnel in the American hard rock mining region. Approximately 40 employees will transfer to Metso, and the team will be integrated into the Services business line of Metso’s Mining and Construction Technology segment, where it will continue to service existing clients.
The team will be expanded to further reinforce Metso’s maintenance, repair and retrofit business in the USA, Canada and Mexico.
“This fits directly in the centre of Metso’s profitable growth and development strategy” claims Randy Reisinger, senior vice president of Engineered Services Solutions, which includes the spares, repairs, engineered-to-order and field service business units.
“Metso’s objective is to enhance customer satisfaction by employing a larger faction of knowledgeable, well-trained service people to meet customers’ skills and availability needs.”