Kalmar Celebrates Production of 6,000th Machine at Shanghai Manufacturing Plant

Kalmar Celebrates Production of 6,000th Machine at Shanghai Manufacturing Plant

(IN BRIEF) Kalmar, a subsidiary of Cargotec, celebrates a significant milestone as its manufacturing plant in Shanghai, China, completes the production of its 6,000th machine, a reachstacker. The machine is destined for Bodi International LLC in Mongolia. The Shanghai plant, opened in 2005, produces a wide range of cargo handling equipment and serves customers across various regions. Bodi International LLC, a leading company in Mongolia, operates in multiple industries including construction, infrastructure, mining, banking, finance, media, and food and agriculture. This milestone highlights Kalmar’s commitment to delivering high-quality solutions to customers globally.

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 25-May-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Cargotec Corporation (HEL: CGCBV), a Finnish company that makes cargo-handling machinery for ships, ports, terminals and local distribution, announces that its subsidiary Kalmar has a significant achievement as its manufacturing plant in Shanghai completes the production of its 6,000th machine, a reachstacker. This remarkable milestone was reached on May 25, 2023, with the machine destined for Bodi International LLC in Mongolia. To commemorate this achievement, customers, employees, Kalmar dealers from Greater China, and other distinguished guests gathered for a special celebration event.

Established in 2005, Kalmar’s Shanghai plant serves as a manufacturing hub for a wide range of premium cargo handling equipment. It caters to customers across the Asia-Pacific, Africa, South America, Oceania, and Middle East regions. Strategically located near one of the world’s busiest ports in southeastern Shanghai, the plant enjoys convenient access to a network of navigable inland waterways and China’s extensive railway system.

Bodi International LLC, founded in 1993 by national investors, acts as the parent company of the Bodi Group, which encompasses diverse industries such as construction, infrastructure, mining, banking and finance, media, and food and agriculture. With a successful history spanning over three decades, Bodi International LLC stands as one of the leading companies in Mongolia.

Kalmar’s Shanghai plant’s remarkable achievement underscores its commitment to delivering high-quality cargo handling solutions to customers worldwide. The milestone machine signifies the plant’s dedication to excellence and its pivotal role in meeting the evolving needs of the industry.

Alex Tang, Head of Greater China, Kalmar: “Seeing our 6,000th machine completed is a proud moment, and I’m delighted that this milestone unit will be delivered to Bodi International LLC, who have ordered four reachstackers. Over the last two years, Kalmar has supplied Mongolian customers with more than 10 reachstackers supported by exceptional after-sales and spare parts supply services. Our solutions and services have garnered high praise and recognition from our Mongolian customers. With the continued expansion of bilateral economic and trade cooperation between Mongolia and China, the logistics demands of both countries are also increasing rapidly. Therefore, we anticipate even greater opportunities for collaboration in the future.”

Alf-Gunnar Karlgren, VP, Counter Balanced, Kalmar: “The Shanghai plant is a vital part of our global manufacturing network, focusing on the assembly of reachstackers, empty container handlers and terminal tractors for our customers around the world. Achieving 6,000 units produced is a fantastic achievement for everyone involved and yet another demonstration of the high esteem in which the Kalmar brand is held among leading global terminal and logistics operators.”

Further information for the press:

Alf-Gunnar Karlgren, VP, Counter Balanced, Kalmar, tel. +46 372378098, alf-gunnar.karlgren@kalmarglobal.com

Maija Eklöf, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Kalmar, tel. +358 20 777 4096, maija.eklof@kalmarglobal.com

Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ every move. www.kalmarglobal.com

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec’s (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4.1 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com



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