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Press Release Siwertell

Siwertell receives a repeat order for road-mobile unloader in Kuwait

21/04/2015

CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 21 APRIL 2015, AT 10.30 AM (EEST)
 
Siwertell, part of Cargotec, will supply a second road-mobile unloader to Acico Construction Co in Kuwait. The company took delivery of its first mobile unit from Siwertell in July 2014, following earlier very positive experiences when operating Siwertell mobile unloaders. 
 
"The growing numbers of satisfied customers placing repeat orders is a great confirmation of the high quality and efficiency of our unloading solutions," says Jörgen Ojeda, Director, Mobile Unloaders, Siwertell. "With its growing experience of operating and owning our mobile unloaders, Acico fully appreciates their flexibility and high capacity. Combined with their low operational and maintenance costs, these factors had a major impact on Acico's decision to buy a second unloader."
 
The trailer-based, diesel-powered, Siwertell 10000 S road mobile unloader will be used at Shuaiba Port in Kuwait to discharge cement at 300t/h. It will be equipped with a double bellows system to allow continuous unloading operations, and a dust filter to minimise dust creation. Scheduled for delivery by the end of May 2015, the unit is under construction at Siwertell's manufacturing premises in Bjuv, Sweden. 
 
Siwertell mobile unloaders were originally designed for handling cement, and their reliable, eco-friendly and durable qualities make them the natural first choice for the job. As they do not need any local civil engineering works, they feature immediate availability on delivery. Furthermore, Siwertell can offer short lead times, so the period between placing an order and going operational can be remarkably short.
 
Acico Construction, part of Acico Industries Company, was founded in 1990. In 2012, it won the Arabian Business Magazine award for 'Green Building Company of the Year', highlighting the company's aim for good environmental credentials.
 
Further information for the press:
 
Jörgen Ojeda, Sales Director, Mobile Unloaders, Siwertell, tel. +46703685990, jorgen.ojeda@cargotec.com 
 
Emily Braekhus Cueva, Communications Manager, Siwertell, tel. +46 706 858023, emily.cueva@cargotec.com 
Siwertell ship unloaders and loaders are based on unique screw conveyor technology, in combination with belt conveyors and aeroslides, and can handle virtually any dry bulk cargo, such as alumina, biomass, cement, coal, fertilizers, grain and sulphur. Siwertell's product portfolio includes ship unloaders, mobile ship unloaders, ship loaders, conveying systems and complete bulk terminal solutions, all of which are designed to ensure environmentally-friendly and efficient cargo operations. www.siwertell.com 
 
Siwertell AB, formerly Cargotec Sweden Bulk Handling AB, 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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