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Cargotec shapes the cargo handling industry for the benefit of its customers and shareholders. With operations in more than 100 countries of which own employees in 48 countries, we have a unique sales and service network and we can serve our customers locally ensuring the continuous operation of their products.  Our business areas MacGregor, Kalmar and Hiab are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world.

Global presence with local services

Cargo traffic is one of the vital services that help keep our global society up and running.  Millions of items, from raw materials to consumer products, are transported locally and between countries. Cargotec’s global presence allows us to serve our customers both in mature markets and in growing economic areas.


Cargotec’s strategic target is to increase the shareholder value of the company. Our mission is to shape cargo handling industry for the benefit of customers and shareholders.  We do this by helping our customers’ operations run more efficiently: we deliver reliable equipment and services, maximise fleet and ship productivity, and we can help in improving the overall performance of our customers’ operations with complete systems, concepts and design.


  • Cargotec is a future oriented cargo handling solutions provider
  • We operate in more than 100 countries
  • In 2013, our sales totalled EUR 3.2 billion
  • At the end of 2013, there were approximately 11,000 people at Cargotec around the globe in various positions ensuring that our customers always receive the best possible solutions and service.
  • Our ultimate target is achieving a genuine passion for performance in all our business areas and in every employee.

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