CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 28 SEPTEMBER 2016 AT 11 AM (EEST)
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received an order for five forklift trucks and two T2 terminal tractors from HeavyMovement S.L in Barcelona, Spain. The delivery will take place during December 2016.
HeavyMovement are headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, providing outsourced operations services such as warehouse management and handling of iron and steel products to the metal industry.
The new equipment will join a fleet of over 30 Kalmar heavy duty forklift trucks, 20 terminal tractors and three reachstackers already in use at HeavyMovement.
Ivan Bailach, Deputy Managing Director at HeavyMovement, says: "We have a long-standing relationship with Kalmar and have always appreciated their flexibility to adapt to our needs. We work hard to outperform our competitors in safety, productivity and quality. With the new machines we will be able to decrease our running costs and improve the safety of our operations. The new Kalmar forklift trucks will give our drivers much better visibility when working. At the same time we will be able to accurately track their performance using Kalmar SmartFleet remote monitoring system. We are also proud to be ordering the first Kalmar T2 terminal tractors to be delivered to Iberia."
Kalmar DCG160-12 forklift trucks can handle loads of up to 17 tonnes and have a 1200 mm load centre. They have a 180-degree rotating seat, improving visibility and safety on site. They also come equipped with Kalmar SmartFleet, a solution for remote monitoring and reporting that enables more effective management of handling operations while decreasing downtime and improving safety. The two Kalmar T2 terminal tractors have a gross combination weight of 95 tonnes and will be used to transport steel from production plants to the warehouses.
Further information for the press:
Eduardo Prat, Vice President EMEA South, Kalmar, tel. +34 609 029 500
Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com
Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2015 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs over 11,000 people. www.cargotec.com