Cargotec trains in Singapore

10 June 2011

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Cargotec opened its first location in Singapore 30 years ago and now has additional production facilities in China, India, Korea, Malaysia. Cargotec has 450 staff in Singapore working for the company's brands: Hiab, Kalmar, MacGregor and Bromma.

The region of Asia-Pacific has become important for growth in the last year with a 40% share of total sales in 2010, Cargotec said.

Mikael Mäkinen, president and CEO at Cargotec, said: “In order to better understand customer needs, Cargotec needs an extensive geographic presence and tight collaboration with local customers, partners and other stakeholders.

“Singapore is one of the world's largest ports and it offers a unique view to customer trends, requirements and future needs for research, development and engineering purposes. Our strong presence in Singapore will further enhance our possibilities to develop more customer-driven solutions for future needs."