Larox Received Filter Orders Worth EUR 12.7 Million

| Source: Larox Oyj
Larox has received EUR 12.7 million worth of orders for the supply of filters   
and auxiliaries to four mining companies in Democratic Republic of Congo, India 
and South Africa. The orders consist of eleven filters, which will be delivered 
during 2008.                                                                    
The delivery to the Democratic Republic of Congo comprises four units Pannevis  
horizontal vacuum belt filters for tailings re-treatment facility to produce    
copper cathode and cobalt hydroxide.                                            
Three units of large size Hoesch horizontal fast opening filter presses will be 
delivered to India for filtration of iron ore to be further processed into      
Additionally a mining company in South Africa placed an order for a large size  
Larox PF vertical pressure filter for nickel concentrate filtration. The other  
delivery to South Africa consists of three Ceramec capillary action disc filters
to a ferrochrome producer.                                                      

Value of the largest order is approximately EUR 5.4 million. The other reported 
orders have a value in the range of EUR 1.9 to 3.0 million each. Received orders
indicate the continuing strong activity for filtration investments. They are    
driven especially by the high demand for metals which is expected to continue   

For further information please contact:                                         

Larox Corporation				                                                           
Mr. Toivo Matti Karppanen, President & CEO                                      
Phone: +358 5 6688 210                                                          


Larox develops, designs and manufactures industrial filters and is a leading    
technology company in its field. Larox is a full service solution provider in   
filtration for separating solids from liquids. It supplies comprehensive        
aftermarket services throughout the lifespan of the Larox solution. Companies   
world-wide in mining and metallurgy, chemical processing and related industries 
benefit from the Larox technologies. Larox operates in over 40 countries and has
over 440 employees. Larox Group is headquartered in Lappeenranta, Finland.      
Product factories are located in Lappeenranta and Utrecht, The Netherlands. Net 
sales in 2006 totalled 122.8 million euros, of which more than 95 % were        
generated by exports and the company's foreign operations.                      

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