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Equipment

Our comprehensive offering covers the full range of cargo handling applications, and sets the industry benchmark for energy efficiency, reliability and operator comfort. Kalmar equipment provides the best value and the lowest operational lifetime cost in the industry. Read more >>

Automation

We are the industry forerunner in terminal automation, providing a wide range of process and equipment automation solutions. Our goal is to help you improve safety and efficiency in your operations through the seamless integration of terminal processes. Read more >>

Services

We provide worldwide service and support for all brands of cargo handling equipment in ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry applications. With more than 1,500 service staff in 100 countries, we are always close to you, making sure your business never stops. Read more>>

TraPac, USA

With the combination of different automation technologies and customisation based on terminal layout, Kalmar ensured space is used effectively and capacity is optimised at TraPac.

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Eurofos, France

The Eurofos container terminal near Marseille has relied on Sisu and Kalmar machines since 1998.

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DP World London Gateway

Kalmar automation solutions are at the heart of DP World London Gateway. With a final annual capacity of 3.5 million TEU, it focuses on automation to deliver optimum productivity and reduced operational costs.

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HHLA, CTB, Germany

The oldest and largest container terminal in Hamburg stays in the lead by doubling capacity while keeping the same footprint.

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Latest blog posts

Does digitalisation automatically lead to better services?

26 June 2015 Jari Hämäläinen

Container handling equipment has reached the era of automation. On the services side, digitalisation is now the leading theme...

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Virtual environments: What would you like to see – in advance?

29 May 2015 Hannu Santahuhta

Visualisation is a broadband connection to the brain, as someone has wisely stated. Today, simulators and visualisation...

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Sustainable terminal automation

17 March 2015 Ilkka Annala

A conversion to automation is a significant undertaking that requires deep technical expertise as well as a capacity to...

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A new twist on automated container handling

6 March 2015 Peter Rydberg

Automation is rapidly gaining ground in container terminals of all sizes. Process automation ensures optimal cargo flows...

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Sustainable development is a bridge to future business

26 November 2014 Jari Hämäläinen

The environment, economy and society are key aspects of sustainability. Sustainable development will enable us to meet our...

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Digitalisation – incremental development or disruption?

14 November 2014 Matti Sommarberg

Over the past few years, we have seen the reshaping of many business models that have existed for centuries. If this sounds...

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More than just compliance in dry bulk handling

30 October 2014 Lars-Eric Lundgren

There is little doubt that the regulatory footprint in place to limit the environmental impact of dry bulk handling...

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Interesting times for the container shipping industry

1 July 2014 Frank Kho

China blocks the P3 Network mega-alliance, but the challenges facing the container shipping business still remain. Image:...

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Greening ports with LNG

3 June 2014 Stefan B. Johansson

LNG has been powering thousands of vehicles around the world for decades. Port container terminals are now jumping on the...

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Automation potential for brownfield terminals

29 April 2014 Elmar Hendriks

Automating a greenfield (newly built) terminal from scratch is often what comes to mind when discussing automated terminals....

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