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Press release Kalmar

Kalmar to launch yet another port industry first

5/28/2015

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 28 MAY 2015 AT 10 AM (EEST)
 
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will introduce yet another port industry first during the upcoming TOC Europe exhibition in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. On 9 June, ONE is coming. 
 
Automation is widely accepted as the way towards improved productivity, safety and competitiveness in today's container terminals. However, it is often perceived as a difficult task that requires terminal operators to integrate multiple complex systems. 
 
"We believe that the port industry is at the start of the next big wave of automation. Kalmar and Navis, as global technology leaders in this field, are strongly contributing to this transformation and addressing the industry's challenges. We are applying our experience and expertise in partnership with the terminals to help them realise their full potential," says Olli Isotalo, President of Kalmar.
 
Kalmar is the forerunner in terminal automation with several industry firsts in this area and major recent references from automated container terminal projects worldwide. 
 
If you want to experience our unique solution for optimising business performance, join the launch at TOC Europe on 9 June at 12.30 at Kalmar booth B40. You can also follow the launch on Twitter @kalmarglobal.
 
Further information for the press:
 
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 approximately EUR 3.4 billion in 2014 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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