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Kalmar Introduces New-Generation Heavy-Duty Forklift

Kalmar Introduces New-Generation Heavy-Duty Forklift

New Trucks
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, recently announced a new-generation version of its forklift solution for demanding loads of up to 54 tons. The Kalmar DCG380-540 is designed to offer the heavy-lifting power needed to handle the heavy loads typically seen in the stevedoring and metal industries combined with the smooth, precise control of a smaller-capacity machine. The Kalmar heavy forklift offers a new lifting experience for heavy-duty, high-capacity forklifts, with improved lifting and lowering speeds combined with load-sensing hydraulics to ensure smooth, safe handling of even the most challenging loads. It also features built-in connectivity as standard to enable customers to take advantage of the Kalmar Insight performance management tool, which provides a clear overview of fleet oper...
Kalmar completes the delivery of forklifts and reachstackers to Ashdod Port, Israel

Kalmar completes the delivery of forklifts and reachstackers to Ashdod Port, Israel

Manufacturer
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has supplied Ashdod Port Company Ltd with a total of eight Kalmar G generation medium forklifts and seven Kalmar Gloria reachstackers. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2018 Q3 order intake and delivery of all machines was completed during Q2 2019. Opened in 1956, Ashdod Port is Israel’s largest marine port by cargo volume and is a major gateway for goods and cargo to and from the State of Israel. The port is located approximately 40 km from Tel Aviv and has excellent connections to major commercial centres and highways. Kalmar’s G generation forklifts feature the latest in fuel-efficient technology and offer low total cost of ownership. They deliver superior uptime, reduced fuel consumption and reduced maintenance costs even in the most demanding appli...
Kalmar To Launch New Li-Ion Forklift

Kalmar To Launch New Li-Ion Forklift

Manufacturer
Kalmar will introduce a medium electric forklift powered by lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology. The new forklift is the latest step on the company's journey towards offering an electric version of every product in its portfolio by 2021. It is the first forklift in the medium-capacity range to be powered by Li-ion batteries, and the battery technology will initially be available for several models with a wheelbase of 3,500 mm. Kalmar says it has a long and proud history in the electric equipment arena, having launched its first light electric forklift truck in 1979, followed by the industry's first Li-ion powered light electric forklift in 2016 and medium electric forklift powered by lead-acid batteries in 2017. In addition, Kalmar has already launched electric powered versions ...
Kalmar heavy-duty forklifts to boost steel-handling operations at SLP’s Port of Bilbao facility

Kalmar heavy-duty forklifts to boost steel-handling operations at SLP’s Port of Bilbao facility

Handling
  Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply Servicios Logisticos Portuarios SLP, a leading cargo-handling operator at the Port of Bilbao, Spain with a total of five heavy-duty forklift trucks. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2019 Q1 order intake, with delivery scheduled to be completed early in Q3 of 2019. The customer already operates a number of older Kalmar forklifts at Bilbao and appreciates their reliable performance. The five new units will primarily be used to handle steel mill products such as plates and coils. Ignacio De Sebastian, Solution Sales Manager, Kalmar: "Steel handling is a particularly demanding application where safety and operational efficiency are paramount. It is in these areas where our heavy-duty solutions excel and will d...
Kalmar Restructure Announced by Cargotec

Kalmar Restructure Announced by Cargotec

Industry, Latest
To enhance Kalmar’s growth opportunities, Cargotec has decided to reorganise it into three strategic business units (SBU); Kalmar Mobile Solutions, Kalmar Automation Solutions and Navis as of April 1, 2019. Cargotec’s financial reporting structure based on three business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor, will remain unchanged. As part of the process, executive roles have also been restructured. Stefan Lampa has been appointed President of Kalmar Mobile Solutions and a member of the Cargotec Board. Antti Kaunonen, currently President of Kalmar, has been appointed President of Kalmar Automation Solutions. He will continue as a member of the Executive Board. Benoit de la Tour will continue in his current role as President of Navis. Stefan Lampa, Antti Kaunonen and Benoit de la Tour wil...
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