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Press Release Kalmar Cargotec

Kalmar introduces new industry standards for counterbalanced equipment and services at TOC Europe



Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is participating in the TOC Container Supply Chain Exhibition and Conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on 25-27 June 2013.

This year, Kalmar is proud to introduce a new generation of counterbalanced equipment to the global audience. The machine will set the new industry standard in productivity, fuel economy, operator safety and ergonomics. The reveal will take place on 25 June at 13:00 at the Equipment Display Area in Ahoy.

Kalmar will also launch a new concept of service contracts that can be tailored to fit each customer's needs. Also highlighted throughout the event will be the Kalmar SmartPort solutions that drive greater efficiencies through process and equipment automation. A Kalmar terminal tractor can be experienced first-hand in the outdoor exhibition area.

Innovation has always been at the heart of the Kalmar business. Today, we have a single focus for our customers, and that is to help our customers to improve their productivity. Efficient machinery is increasingly supported by enhanced automation and integration solutions to get the productivity improvements needed in today's box handling business. This is where Kalmar offers the most comprehensive portfolio in the industry, showcased during the exhibition and conference.

Several Kalmar experts will share their insights in the TOC CSC and TECH TOC conference, including the PEMA Forum and PEMA Master Classes. John Rosen, Director, Product Management for Process Automation at Kalmar, will discuss automation in the container yard as well as process automation as a driver of efficiency in the TOC CSC Conference. Daniel Pagac, Director, Product Management for Kalmar's Automated Horizontal Transport Systems, together with Michael Houen, Planning & Automation Manager from Patrick Terminals & Logistics will show in the TECH TOC conference how to enhance productivity through AutoStradsTM. Other topics presented by Kalmar's experts are automated terminal design, operation and maintenance, IT in the automated terminal, equipment design and operational and energy efficiency, safety , and more. For full programme, visit the site

We are also happy to launch the renewed Kalmar Port 2060 innovation and interaction forum during the event. The Port 2060 site discusses topics such as automation, sustainability, technology, safety and lifetime value. The editors are Kalmar's experts and guests who all have a vision of the port of the future. We welcome all to join the discussion.

You can also connect with us via Twitter @kalmarglobal #B22 and on the Kalmar Global Facebook page.

We look forward to seeing you at our stand B22 where we'll show you how Kalmar can help improve the efficiency of your every move.

Further information for the press:

Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096,

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 3.3 billion in 2012 and it employs approximately 10,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV.


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