Einari Vidgrén Foundation rewarded forestry professionals for the 15th time
Einari Vidgrén Foundation, named after the founder of Ponsse Plc, rewarded distinguished forestry experts. In total, the awards amounted to EUR 212,300. The main recognition is the Einari Award, which was given to Kimmo Kulojärvi Oy and Metsäkone Pirinen Oy. The Lifetime Achievement Awards were given to Olavi Kauhanen, Pekka Poikolainen, and Mikko Rysä. At the same time, 39 distinguished forest machine operators and 33 harvesting graduates were presented with awards.
Ponsse invests in digital business and recruits new professionals
Ponsse is planning significant investments in the development of digital business. The company will open vacancies for ten positions in digital development as part of its extensive development of digital services. The significance of data-based services is increasing. PONSSE forest machines continuously collect volumes of data on machine operations and condition, as well as the state of the forest environment.
Juha Vidgrén was awarded Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland on Finland’s Independence Day
Last week, Finland’s official orders declared the recipients of decorations on Finland’s Independence Day. Juha Vidgrén, member of Ponsse’s Board of Directors, was awarded Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland.
PONSSE Firefighting equipment for forwarders
Ponsse is introducing firefighting equipment to be installed in the load spaces of forwarders for extinguishing wildfires.
16,000th PONSSE forest machine completed
The 16,000th PONSSE forest machine was completed in the end of September at Ponsse’s factory in Vieremä, Finland. The PONSSE Ergo harvester delivered to Celulose Nipo-Brasileira S.A. (CENIBRA) will operate at eucalyptus plantations in Brazil to meet the needs of local pulp production.
PONSSE Opti 8 – the most modern forest machine computer in the markets
PONSSE Opti 8 is a state-of-the-art touchscreen computer designed for PONSSE forest machines. User-friendliness, a large high-resolution display, high ergonomics in the cabin and responsiveness form the basis of the technical and visual design of the PONSSE Opti 8 computer: all factors that improve the working conditions of forest machine operators.
A new retailer for Ponsse in Romania
Ponsse Plc has a new retailer in Romania. IRUM is the official retailer of Ponsse since the beginning of April 2020, responsible for the sale and maintenance of PONSSE forest machines. The change is carried out to strengthen the after-sales service for PONSSE customers in Romania.
New retailer for Ponsse in South Africa
Starting from 2 June 2020, Ponsse’s retailer in South Africa will be M.T.S. Parts CC. The company will start as Ponsse’s official retailer, being responsible for the sale and maintenance of PONSSE forest machines, as well as spare parts services in South Africa. Green Projects, Ponsse’s current service provider in South Africa, will continue as Ponsse’s retailer until 1 June 2020.
Ponsse strengthens its position in the harvester head market
PONSSE launches new H9 harvester head at the Oregon Logging Conference in USA. The new harvester head strengthens Ponsse's strategy to be the leading manufacturer also for harvester heads. The new PONSSE H9 challenges other products in the same size class with its power and precision.