Ponsse´s new Full Simulator
Ponsse is responding to the need for the development of training by modernising its simulator product range. The new PONSSE Full Simulator is a full-range training system. Its realistic forest environment and detailed graphics create a perfect platform for professional training.
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 once again the most reputable company in Finland
For the third year in succession, Ponsse has been selected as the most reputable company in Finland in the annual Reputation&Trust survey. In the top three, Ponsse was followed by game development company Supercell, while Fazer came in third. A total of 8,974 Finns participated in the survey.
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.
Timber Forest the PONSSE retailer of the year
Every year, Ponsse rewards the most merited companies from among the Group’s 32 PONSSE retailers. In 2019 Brazilian Timber Forest, a company with a strong focus on customer service, was recognised as the retailer of the year.
New version of PONSSE Manager improves reporting of machine chain productivity
PONSSE Manager 1.7 presents forwarder production reporting, a function highly requested by customers, alongside the system’s other top features. As a new feature, PONSSE Manager displays the progress of work areas in a separate graph, showing harvester production and forwarder production relative to the total estimated volume of the work area in question.
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.