KYRO STRENGTHENS ITS MANAGEMENT WITH INTERNATIONAL HR TALENT

Kyro Corporation           PRESS RELEASE          31 January 2007, 10.15 a.m.

KYRO STRENGTHENS ITS MANAGEMENT WITH INTERNATIONAL HR TALENT

A significant appointment has been made in the Kyro Group. MSc (Pol) Ari Himma,
47, has been appointed the Group's Human Resources Director.

Ari Himma has nearly twenty years' comprehensive experience of managing
international human resources issues. Himma joins Kyro from M-real Corporation,
where he has been an Executive Vice President of Human Resources and a member of
the management team for almost six years. Before this he worked as HR Director
with Metso Automation as well as in various international HR positions with the
Kone Corporation.

- Welcoming Ari Himma into our team means a lot, as both HR management and
developing and fully utilizing skills are important development areas for us,
says President & CEO of Kyro Group Mika Seitovirta.

- I gladly accept the challenge of supporting Kyro's growth and development - in
other words, implementing the strategy - by means of personnel management. After
all, it's our staff who carries out our strategy, describes Ari Himma.

In this position, Ari Himma reports to Mika Seitovirta.

In Helsinki on 31 January 2007

Kyro Corporation
Emmi Watkins
IR & Communications Manager

Further information:

President & CEO Mika Seitovirta at +358 3 382 3100.

Kyro Corporation is a financially solid, growing and international technology
group. A part of its main business area, Glaston Technologies, the Glass
Machinery Group is the global market leader in glass processing machines. Glaston
Technologies´ Glass Processing Group is the leading supplier of comprehensive
architectural glass solutions in Finland and neighbouring areas. The Group´s
Energy business consists of environmentally friendly, local energy producer Kyro
Power.

www.kyro.fi
www.glaston.net

Distribution: Helsinki Exchanges, main media









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