Cargotec's Global Competence Centre In Singapore

Press Release
Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Cargotec will establish a global competence centre for container terminals development in Singapore. By establishing a competence centre close to customers in Singapore, Cargotec will further strengthen its ability to provide total solutions for its container terminal customers in the whole Asia-Pacific region.

"Customer perspective is at the core of Cargotec's strategy. 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," says Mikael Mäkinen, President and CEO at Cargotec.

Cargotec has been present in Singapore more than 30 years.  Today, Cargotec employs approximately 450 people in Singapore representing the company's brands Hiab, Kalmar, MacGregor and Bromma. The Asia-Pacific region has been identified as one of the company's growth areas accounting for 40 percent of the total sales in 2010. Cargotec's Asian production units are located in China, India, Korea, Malaysia and Singapore.

A conference call for international media, during which questions may be presented, will be held on 1 June 2011 starting at 11.15 am (EEST). The conference call will be held in English and hosted by Cargotec's President and CEO Mr Mikael Mäkinen and Executive Vice President, APAC, Mr. Ken Loh.

Source: Cargotec


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