Metso Outotec opens a new laser welding unit in Finland

Metso Outotec is opening a new laser welding unit, customized for demanding production conditions, at its filtration technology center in Lappeenranta, Finland. The new laser welding unit will add to the center’s manufacturing capacity and enable the production of higher-quality welded structures in a safer, and more environmentally friendly manner. The value of the investment is approximately one million euros.

Metso Outotec’s filtration technology center in Lappeenranta plays an important role in the development of industry innovations. In addition to manufacturing, the center operates an internationally unique Dewatering Technology Center (DTC), which is focused on solid-liquid separation. It also has continuous cooperation with the Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT) among others.

Metso Outotec has carried out more than 14,000 filtration tests and delivered more than 5,000 filters for various applications worldwide. Most of the filters are sold under the Larox® product name along with Metso Outotec corporate branding.