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Kalmar and Brasmaq continue long-term collaboration with new order for Essential reachstackers

2023 Press


Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has secured a large order to supply Brazilian equipment leasing service provider Brasmaq Portuaria (Brasmaq) with a total of 21 Kalmar Essential reachstackers. An order for four machines was booked in Cargotec's Q3 2023 order intake and an order for a further 17 machines was booked in Cargotec's Q4 2023 order intake. The first batch of four reachstackers will be delivered by the end of Q4 2023, with the second batch of 17 scheduled for delivery during Q1 2024.

Brasmaq, headquartered in the coastal city of Itajaí, Santa Catarina, in southern Brazil, specialises in leasing reachstackers and large forklifts as part of a sustainable process that includes maintenance and replacement parts, expert advice and 24-hour technical assistance. The company owns the largest reachstacker fleet in Brazil and South America, serving operators in the ports, container terminals and industries. Its fleet currently includes over 80 Kalmar machines including reachstackers, empty container handlers and forklift trucks.

The Kalmar Essential reachstacker, based on Kalmar’s reliable and robust G-Generation platform, offers quality, reliability and efficiency at a great price and is available with four different lifting capacities.

Elton Lima, Sales Executive, Kalmar Brazil: “The Brazilian market has shown strong growth in recent months. Setting up close local partnerships with leading local operators helps to address the growing demand from port operators for new machines, parts, service and technical support. We are delighted to continue our collaboration with Brasmaq with these new orders, which will bring the total number of Kalmar machines in their fleet to 93.”

Further information for the press:

Eduardo Prat, Head of Latin America, Kalmar, tel. +34916270102,

Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096, 

Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ every move.   

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4.1 billion and it employs around 11,800 people.