Metso has successfully completed the acquisition of HighService Service, the services division of Chilean mining technology and maintenance provider HighService Corp, which has approximately 1,000 employees.
“This acquisition expands our service offering and our customer base in the mining markets of Chile and the Pacific coast and supports Metso’s growth strategy. We are pleased to welcome our new colleagues to Metso and look forward to offering full support to our clients in the region, “said Eduardo Nilo, Senior Vice President of the Pacific Rim market area and General Manager of Metso Chile. all South America except Brazil.
For his part, Hugo Salamanca, president of HighService Corp, stressed that this operation “reaffirms the great work we all do who we form this company and that has allowed us to be one of the leaders of the sector in the country. From HighService Corp we will continue to bring that high standard of quality and service to other areas of the business, betting especially on engineering and construction together with the incursion in new technologies for the industry”.
The acquisition was announced in January 2019 and was approved by Chilean regulatory authorities in April.