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Press release Kalmar

Kalmar secures orders for 512 terminal tractors in North America

2/4/2015

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 4 FEBRUARY 2015 AT 10 AM (EET)

 
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has secured orders for a total of 512 units of Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractors in North America. The orders were received during the annual North American dealer meeting organised in Bonita Springs, Florida, on 28-30 January, 2015. The total value of orders is close to EUR 40 million.

The new Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractor was introduced to the North American market in February 2014. It was developed in close cooperation with dealers and their customers, resulting in superior performance, productivity and serviceability. The T2 has gained vast success in the region since its introduction. 

Dan Pettersson, Senior Vice President, Mobile Equipment at Kalmar said: "The Tent Sale, where the dealers had the opportunity to buy trucks for stock, their rental fleets and in anticipation of customer opportunities, generated an impressive 425 orders in 2014 and in 2015 completely surpassed everyone's expectations with total unit orders of 512; this record total for orders at the sale was a result of the dealer's confidence in Kalmar Ottawa T2 tractor and in the economic outlook for 2015."

The units will be delivered to dealer bodies across the United States, Canada and Mexico during 2015.

Further information for the press:

Dan Pettersson, Senior Vice President, Mobile Equipment, tel. +46 372 378 062

Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096, maija.eklof@kalmarglobal.com

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. www.kalmarglobal.com

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 3.2 billion in 2013 and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. under symbol CGCBV. www.cargotec.com

 

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