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Kalmar Trade Press Release

Kalmar's 70,000th Ottawa terminal tractor rolls off the production line

28/02/2019

 
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE, 28 FEBRUARY 2019 AT 11 AM (EET)
 
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is celebrating a significant milestone with the production of its 70,000th Kalmar Ottawa terminal tractor. Destined for long-standing customer Penske Truck Leasing, the truck was completed on 27 February at Kalmar's US manufacturing facility in Ottawa, Kansas. Employees and guests gathered at the plant to celebrate and watch the final assembly of the truck. 

Paul Rosa, Senior Vice President, Procurement and Fleet Planning, Penske Truck Leasing: "Penske Truck Leasing is pleased to take delivery of the 70,000th unit from our valued supplier Kalmar Ottawa. We commend Kalmar Ottawa on this milestone and we look forward to continuing to work together to provide our customers with the most reliable and innovative trucks for their fleets."

Doug Queen, VP Solution Sales, Kalmar Ottawa Terminal Tractors: "We continue to lead the market because of our dedicated employees, large dealer network, customer centricity and superior offering. We invented the terminal tractor in 1958 and now the Kalmar Ottawa name is the most widely known terminal tractor brand in the country, synonymous with the highest quality, value and reliability. Penske Truck Leasing has purchased a significant number of our trucks over the years, so we're honoured to share this important milestone with them." 

The Kalmar Ottawa T2 Terminal Tractor sets the standard for world-class trailer handling solutions for port, intermodal and distribution customers. Available in DOT/EPA-certified and off-road configurations, the T2 is a purpose-built truck featuring an ergonomic cab design, fast fifth-wheel lifting and easy-access service points to speed up routine checks and servicing. Kalmar now also offers a fully electric version of the Kalmar Ottawa, called the T2E. It features the latest in battery technology, a fully electric powertrain that produces zero emissions at source and a comfortable driving environment.

Penske Truck Leasing, headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania is a leading global transportation services provider. The company operates 300,000 vehicles and serves customers in more than 1,000 locations in North and South America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
 
Further information for the press:

Doug Queen, Kalmar Ottawa VP Solution Sales, Terminal Tractors, tel. + 1 785 521 5082, douglas.queen@kalmarglobal.com 
 
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 (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV). Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs approximately 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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