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Christer Granskog Elected as EU-party Chairman of the Working Group on Development of Multimodality and Containerisation


Christer Granskog, the President of Kalmar that is part of Cargotec Corporation has been elected today as the EU-party Chairman of the Working Group on Development of Multimodality and Containerisation. The working group operates under the EU-Russia Industrialists' Round Table (IRT). The election was made in IRT's 8th annual meeting in Helsinki, Finland.
The Working Group operates as part of the Transport Industry Task Force (TITF). Its responsibility is to develop multimodal transportation, container traffic and container terminals between European Union and Russia. The traffic is mostly from Central Europe, Poland and Belarus to Russia and from Russia to China, Kazakhstan and Far East.
Cargotec Corporation
Kari Heinistö                                                              
Senior Executive Vice President and CFO              
Eeva Mäkelä
SVP, Investor Relations and Communications
For further information, please contact:
Christer Granskog, President, Kalmar, tel. +358 (0) 204 55 4776
Erkki O. Auvinen, Vice President, Trade Development, tel. +358 (0) 204 55 4283
Cargotec Corporation is the world's leading provider of cargo handling solutions, which are used in local transportation, terminals, ports, distribution centers, and ships. Cargotec's operations are divided into three strong, global business areas: Hiab, Kalmar, and MacGREGOR, each of which is the market leader in its own segment. In 2005 Cargotec's net sales exceeded EUR 2.3 billion. The company employs some 8,000 people and has activities in more than 160 countries. Cargotec's class B shares are listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange.
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