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Z-boom cranes gaining popularity

03.11.2022 Nouvelles

Z-boom cranes have become more common throughout Europe in recent years. The Finnish crane manufacturer Kesla estimates that Z-boom cranes already constitute almost 40% of its crane production. Alongside traditional Z-boom cranes, a front folded version has also been introduced to the market, which combines the benefits of straight-boom and Z-boom cranes.

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Finnmetko exhibition: Kesla’s Tractor Equipment business unit introduces great new products

28.08.2022 Nouvelles

Kesla Oyj is a Finnish manufacturer of truck cranes, logging equipment as well as tractor-based forest technology and material handling equipment with long and traditional roots, especially as a manufac-turer of tractor-based machinery, since the 1960s. At the Finnmetko fair in Jämsä, Finland, on 1–3 Sep-tember 2022, Kesla’s Tractor Equipment business unit will introduce a new-generation control system for tractor loaders and a new tractor loader, KESLA 325T, which is a sister model for the 326T loader launched last year.

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Finnmetko exhibition: KESLA timber cranes are ideal for bioenergy use

28.08.2022 Nouvelles

The aim of self-sufficiency in energy production has become more prominent since the start of the war in Ukraine. Wood is a renewable and carbon-neutral energy source, and logging residual and material from early thinnings can be chipped for energy. The demand for chippers has increased in 2022. Besides traditional round timber handling, KESLA cranes can be used for the efficient feeding of chippers or crushers of any make.

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Finnish Defence Forces orders Kesla’s multipurpose trailers for 2.7 million euros

26.08.2022 Nouvelles

The development of Kesla’s multipurpose trailers for the Finnish Defence Forces started in 2017 with the aim of developing a versatile solution for the needs of the engineer branch. The solution – an off-road capable tractor-operated multipurpose trailer complete with a loader with an extensive reach and accessories – enables pioneers to perform various tasks faster. Kesla delivered the first batch of multipurpose trailers with accessories to the Defence Forces in August 2021 and the trailers have been tested in use since then.

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User-friendly harvester head makes forestry work safe and fast

03.05.2022 Harvester heads

Forestry contractor Ilpo Kosonen, from Parikkala (Finland), is one of Kesla’s long-term customers. In 2013, Ilpo learned about Kesla’s harvester head and the device has been a crucial part of the forestry contractor’s everyday life ever since. Today, Kesla’s general-purpose machine 25RH-II serves Ilpo in thinning, final felling and the processing of piled timber.

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