Cargotec to start the resale of Dennis Eagle and Ros Roca waste compactors in the Nordic countries
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE, 29 MARCH 2010 AT 9:00 A.M. (EET)
Cargotec has signed a long term agreement with the multinational Ros Roca Environment, according to which Cargotec starts the exclusive representation of Dennis Eagle and Ros Roca waste compactors for refuse collection vehicles in Finland, Sweden and Norway. The cooperation comprises sales, marketing and service of the most comprehensive range of refuse collection bodies in Europe and starts in the summer of 2010.
"This is a concrete measure for Cargotec in order to increase our presence in the environmental segment in terms of on-road load handling. The exclusive representation of the Dennis Eagle and Ros Roca equipment strengthens our position as a total solution provider for our customers in the waste handling segment", says Seppo Heino, Director for Industrial Business, North Europe, Cargotec.
"Cargotec's global presence and extensive sales and service network guarantee in Finland, Sweden and Norway, an easy, local access to provide market leading support to our customers. In addition, Cargotec's sales personnel, representing Hiab as a global market-leading brand in on-road load handling solutions, have a profound understanding of local conditions and practices that facilitate building waste handling solutions to meet the constantly evolving needs of our customer base. This will undoubtedly result in a mutual success," says Mike Molesworth, Chief Executive, Ros Roca Environment, Equipment Division.
Ros Roca, with over 60 years experience, is mainly engaged in the manufacture and marketing of capital goods for the waste collection and cleaning sector. It offers a wide range of products including refuse collectors, containers, container washers, sweepers, pavement cleaners, water-spraying tanks, industrial and sewage cleaning equipments. From a refuse vehicle perspective, Ros Roca penetrated new markers with the acquisition of UK leading manufacturer Dennis Eagle Ltd in 2006. Dennis Eagle is the UK's largest refuse collection vehicle manufacturer and the second largest in the world.
For further information please contact,
Seppo Heino, Director, Industrial Business, North Europe, tel. +358 40 834 0099
Greger Jacobson, Vice President, Container and Industrial Business, EMEA, tel. +46 707 850 860
Maija Eklöf, Communications Manager, tel. +358 400 809 401, e-mail maija.eklof(at)cargotec.com
Notes to editors
Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec's daughter brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world. Cargotec's global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 2.6 billion in 2009 and it employs more than 9,500 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. www.cargotec.com
Hiab is the global market-leading brand in on-road load handling solutions. Customer-driven Hiab on-road load handling products and solutions are utilized in moving goods and materials on the road, for example in construction sites, forests, industry, waste handling, recycling and by the defence forces. www.hiab.com