Cargotec names Casimir Lindholm as President and CEO

Cargotec's Board of Directors has named Casimir Lindholm (M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA), born 1971, as the new President and CEO starting April 1, 2023. Until then, Cargotec's current President and CEO, Mika Vehvilänen, will continue in his role. Lindholm, who has a background as CEO at Eltel and Lemminkäinen and several board positions, brings a wealth …

Kalmar to deliver 64 forklift trucks to German rental equipment provider

Kalmar will deliver 64 forklift trucks including medium and heavy models to Hanselmann GmbH, a leading German supplier of rental machines. The machines will be delivered in three separate batches during 2023, as per the order booked in Cargotec's Q4 order intake.  Manfred Killermann, Sales Manager, Kalmar Germany: “We are delighted to have secured this …

Kalmar signs important service contract worth 25 million euros

Kalmar has recently announced the signature of a five-year service agreement with a Swedish steel producer including the provision of equipment, parts and service personnel.  The order worth EUR 25 million was booked in Q4 order take and will come into effect from the beginning of January 2023. Kalmar will optimise uptime and productivity for the …

Large order of super heavy HIAB RAIL loader cranes

Hiab has received an order for EUR 7.5 million for HIAB iX.2758 RAIL super heavy loader cranes including installation and five years ProCare service agreements with warranty extension by Tecnove. The super heavy cranes are the biggest HIAB cranes ever and will be installed on Tecnove designed trucks and will be used by a Spanish …

 CroSStab stabilisation system available for EFFER 1000

The patented CroSStab stabilisation system is now available for the Hiab loader crane EFFER 1000. The optional CroSStab enhances vertical lifting power and the possibility to work in tight spaces. “The EFFER 1000 was designed to fulfil the challenging requirements of the construction industry and rental and service business. The CroSStab stabilisation system allows EFFER …

Kalmar receives a repeat order for Straddle Carriers from Terminaux de Normandie

Kalmar has received a repeat order from Terminaux de Normandie to supply 12 diesel-electric straddle carriers for use at both Terminal Normandie MSC & Terminal Porte Océane located at the Port of Le Havre. The delivery is expected to be completed during the fourth quarter of 2022. The order follows the delivery of a similar …

Cargotec and Konecranes cancel planned merger

The UK Competition & Markets Authority (“CMA”) has blocked the merger between Cargotec and Konecranes. According to the CMA’s final report issued today, the remedies - which would have removed all overlapping businesses of the two companies and were accepted by the European Commission (“EC”) - would not be effective in addressing the CMA’s concerns …

MacGregor to supply comprehensive RoRo equipment to four innovative Pure Car and Truck Carriers

MacGregoer will supply comprehensive packages of RoRo equipment for four Aurora class Pure Car and Truck Carriers (PCTCs) to be built by China Merchant Heavy Industries (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd for the Norwegian owner, Höegh Autoliners.  The order worth more than US$15 million, was booked into Cargotec’s 2022 first quarter order intake. The first two vessels …

Kalmar partners with Coast Autonomous

Kalmar has signed a joint development agreement with Coast Autonomous Inc. to speed up the development and launch of robotic solutions across the mobile equipment offering.  To emphasise the common long-term interests of the partnership between the companies, Kalmar has become a minority shareholder of Coast Autonomous. The joint development agreement and investment in Coast …