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Trade Press Release

Cargotec strengthens the Hiab Multilift product range


CARGOTEC CORPORATION, TRADE PRESS RELEASE, 30 MARCH 2010 AT 11:30 A.M. (EET)Cargotec launches three new members of XR Power range hooklifts to further strengthen the Hiab Multilift portfolio. Hiab Multilift demountables, including hooklifts, cablelifts and skiploaders, are market leaders and renowned for their reliability, productivity and safety of operation.The Hiab Multilift XR Power range hooklifts have introduced two revolutionary concepts for demountable load handling: A unique next generation programmable logic control (PLC) and an installation concept, which enables shorter lead time and the delivery of more finished equipment from factory to end customers. Like all Hiab Multilift XR Power range hooklifts, the new models XR14T, XR16T and XR18T are easy to use and operated with this state-of-the-art technology offering unparalleled reliability, productivity and safety."The Hiab Multilift XR Power hooklifts range is now completed. This revolutionary product range has been designed with the aim to increase load handling efficiency without compromising safety. Hiab Multilift XR Power range represents the best in weight/power ratio in hooklift technology, and offers a groundbreaking range of options. Individual settings and options can easily be adopted increasing the versatility of the truck and maximizing its use - regardless of the load", says Kalevi Nurmi, Vice President, Demountables, Cargotec.Cargotec offers a wide range of hooklifts from 14-30 ton capacity and for 2-4 axle 19-41 GVW trucks. Hiab Multilift XR Power hooklifts can be used at different work sites and are ideal for transporting large items, waste, gravel or recycling materials. All Hiab Multilift demountable systems are in compliance with the new Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC.The latest models and novelties in the Hiab offering, including loader cranes, demountables, truck-mounted forklifts, tail lifts, and forestry and recycling cranes, will be featured at our stand in BAUMA 2010. Please find us in hall B4, stand no. 403C.For further information please contact:
Kalevi J. Nurmi, Vice President, Demountables, tel. +358 40546 4238,
Anna Saarukka, Marketing Coordinator, Truck Cranes and Demountables, tel. +358 50 434 5254, orMaija Eklöf, Communications Manager, tel. +358400809401,

Notes 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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