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Seven Kalmar forklift trucks to Greece


Press release,10June 2009
Cargotec business area Kalmar has received an order for seven forklift trucks to Thessaloniki Port Authority in Northern Greece. All of the equipment will be delivered by the end of June this year.

The order consists of three Kalmar DCD250-12LB forklift trucks with a capacity of 25 tonnes and four Kalmar DCE180-9 forklift trucks with a capacity of 18 tonnes. All seven are for the expansion of the general cargo terminal in the port of Thessaloniki. The order also includes coil rams.

Andreas Falk, Kalmar Area Manager at Cargotec, revealed that its relationship with the port goes back a long way:

“We have co-operated with Thessaloniki Port Authority for the past 20 years and the port now has a large fleet of Kalmar equipment including straddle carriers, empty container handlers, fork lift trucks and terminal tractors. Over the years we have developed an excellent relationship where Kalmar supplies top quality products and good service support.

The Thessaloniki terminal is the second largest port in Greece with a container terminal and a general cargo terminal.

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Kalmar is a global provider of container and heavy duty materials handling equipment, automation applications and related services. It is the world's leading supplier of cargo handling equipment to ports, terminals and intermodal facilities.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec improves the efficiency of cargo flows by offering handling systems and the related services for the loading and unloading of goods. Cargotec brands, Hiab, Kalmar and MacGREGOR, are global market leaders in their fields and their solutions are used on land and at sea – wherever cargo is on the move. Extensive services close to customers ensure the continuous usability of equipment.

Cargotec is the technology leader in its field, its R&D focusing on innovative solutions that take environmental considerations into account. Cargotec sales total EUR 3.4 billion and it employs approximately 11,000 people. Cargotec class B shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

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