Kalmar & Maktas Strike Eco-Friendly Reachstacker Deal


Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has announced that it will supply Maktas Makinali Tasim, a leading Turkish equipment rental company, with a total of six Kalmar Eco Reachstackers.

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According to a statement, the order was booked in Cargotec’s 2019 Q4 order intake, with delivery scheduled to be staggered through Q1 of 2020.

The Kalmar Eco Reachstacker is an easy-to-maintain and eco-efficient solution that can reduce fuel consumption by up to 40% compared to older machines without compromising on productivity.

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It also features smoother acceleration, less cabin noise and lower emissions for enhanced driver experience.

The solution is becoming increasingly popular with customers around the world, driven by the need to reduce fuel consumption and reduce the overall impact of their operations on the environment.

According to the company, to date, more than 200 units have been sold.

Founded in 1979, Maktas offers rental and sales of both new and used forklifts and other related lifting equipment as well as spare parts and maintenance services.

The Turkish company will offer the new equipment to customers in combination with a comprehensive servicing agreement.

Jürgen Wurzer, Vice President, South Europe, Kalmar, said, “Maktas has a long and successful history as a Kalmar dealer stretching back more than two decades. We are delighted that they have selected the eco-efficient Kalmar Eco Reachstacker to support their business activities.” 

Ender Erkul, Founder and Owner, Maktas: “We have been working with Kalmar equipment for many years and it is known as a trustworthy, high-quality brand among our own customers.

“We chose the Kalmar Eco Reachstacker for its ability to deliver outstanding performance with significantly less fuel consumption.

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