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Press release Hiab MacGregor Kalmar

Cargotec donates EUR 600,000 to Tampere University of Technology

11/9/2016

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 9 NOVEMBER 2016 AT 2.15 PM
 
Cargotec donates EUR 600,000 to Tampere University of Technology
 
Cargotec has donated EUR 600,000 to Tampere University of Technology's TTY foundation. The purpose of the donation is to support the activities of the university.
 
"Cargotec and Tampere University of Technology have a long history of cooperation in the areas of research and product development, and many of our employees have received their education at this seat of learning. Our Kalmar business area has been present in Tampere for years, and in that sense we are also happy to support a distinguished university of this district," says Leena Lie, Cargotec's Senior Vice President, Communications.
 
"We warmly thank Cargotec for the donation. It supports our activities in the fields of education and research, as we continue our work to promote the know-how and expertise of Finnish industry," notes Mika Hannula, President of Tampere University of Technology.
 
The donation is based on the decision made by Cargotec's Annual General Meeting on 22 March 2016.
 
For more information, please contact:
Virpi Raski
Director, Cargotec corporate communications
Tel: +358 40 581 66 16
virpi.raski@cargotec.com
 
Katja Ayres
Director of Communications and Media Relations, Tampere University of Technology
Tel: +358 40 849 0505
katja.ayres@tut.fi
 
Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) is a leading provider of cargo and load handling solutions with the goal of becoming the leader in intelligent cargo handling. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor offer products and services that ensure our customers a continuous, reliable and sustainable performance. Cargotec's sales in 2015 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs over 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com