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Cargotec focuses on safety in cranes at BAUMA 2010


CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE, 1 APRIL 2010 AT 9:30 EESTCargotec, the world's leading provider of load handling equipment, participates in BAUMA 2010, the 29th International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment, on 19-25 April 2010 in Munich, Germany.Cargotec's main goal for BAUMA 2010 is clear: To deliver on our promise of "We keep cargo on the move" to our customers. As the global market leader Cargotec offers unrivalled experience and expertise in on-road load handling and the market's widest range of products for moving, lifting, loading and unloading products, goods or raw material from vehicles, and in heavy industry. "At BAUMA, we meet customers as one Cargotec, presenting our Hiab and Kalmar solutions for loading and unloading goods and serving our customers better than ever as a unified company. Our One Company operating model enables us to deploy all of our resources in the creation of new innovations and at the service of our customers, partners and other stakeholders," says Thomas Koskimaa, Vice President, Central Europe Market Area, at Cargotec. Throughout the years Cargotec has been focused on developing productivity end users' safety. Today, Cargotec's range of Hiab cranes and demountables comply with the latest Machinery Directive, strengthening Cargotec's role as an industry pioneer. Numerous new features and technological solutions have been implemented on Hiab cranes and demountables to make them more productive, easy to use and safe for the user. Examples of equipment that Cargotec offers in compliance with the new Machinery Directive are featured at our stand. Please visit our stand in hall B4, stand no. 403C featuring the most extensive load handling equipment range in the industry, including:

  • Hiab Loader Cranes
  • Hiab Multilift Demountables
  • Hiab Moffett Truck-mounted Forklifts
  • Hiab Loglift and Jonsered Forestry and Recycling Cranes
  • Zepro and AMA Tail Lifts
  • Kalmar Forklift Trucks
  • Kalmar Reachstackers

A press conference for international media will be organised on 19 April 2010 at 14:00-14:40 in hall B1, room B13. We kindly ask you to confirm your attendance to the press conference by e-mail to by 6 April 2010 at the latest.

For further information please contact,

Thomas Koskimaa, Vice President, Central Europe Market Area, tel. +49 (0) 511 77 05 0

Bettina Kuppert, Marketing Manager, tel. +49 (0)170 333 74 26or:Maija Eklöf, Communications Manager, tel. +358400809401, maija.eklof(at)cargotec.comNotes to editors

Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows on land and at sea - wherever cargo is on the move. Cargotec's daughter brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGregor are recognised leaders in cargo and load handling solutions around the world. Cargotec's global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 2.6 billion in 2009 and it employs more than 9,500 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

Hiab is the global market-leading brand in on-road load handling solutions. Customer-driven Hiab on-road load handling products and solutions are utilized in moving goods and materials on the road, for example in construction sites, forests, industry, waste handling, recycling and by the defence forces.

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