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Cargotec is a technology leader with strong market positions in all our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor. We have leading brands in markets with long term growth potential. Several megatrends support our businesses.
Our strategy breakthrough objectives are sustainability and profitable growth. Our vision is to become the global leader in sustainable cargo flow.
Here you can find some frequently asked questions about Cargotec as an investment. Questions are divided to categories which can be accessed from the navigation list. In case you have other questions, please contact Investor Relations team.
1. What are Cargotec’s financial targets?
Cargotec’s financial targets, confirmed by the Board of Directors:
Read more about Cargotec's financial targets and the development towards the targets here.
2. Which are Cargotec’s business areas?
Cargotec’s business areas are Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor. Kalmar offers industry shaping cargo handling equipment and automated terminal solutions, software and service; Hiab is the global market leader in on-road load handling, and MacGregor provides world-leading engineering solutions and services for offshore and marine industries.
3. What are Cargotec’s main customer segments?
All business areas serve different customer segments. You can find the main customers by business areas here.
4. What is Cargotec’s geographical presence like?
Cargotec operates in more than 100 countries all over the world. In 2020, 49 percent of sales came from EMEA, 30 percent from Americas and 21 percent from APAC.
5. When was Cargotec founded?
Cargotec Corporation was formed in June 2005 when Kone Corporation demerged into two companies to be listed, Cargotec and KONE. However, the history of Cargotec did not start that year but over 100 years ago when Kalmar, one of Cargotec’s three business areas, started its operations.
Read more about Cargotec’s history.
6. How many people does Cargotec employ?
Cargotec employed around 11,500 people at the end of 2020.
7. How much of Cargotec’s net sales is allocated to R&D?
In 2020, R&D expenditure totalled around EUR 105 million, representing 3.2 percent of sales.