Ramirent outsources aerial platform servicing in Finland
By Murray Pollok20 January 2014
Ramirent is selling its aerial platform maintenance operation in Finland to specialist company Rostok-Tekniikka (R-T).
Under the deal R-T will maintain Ramirent’s aerial platform fleet in Finland, with 20 Ramirent staff switching employment to R-T.
Based in Espoo, R-T sells and maintains aerial platforms and telehandlers, with a particular focus on Genie models. It employs 35 people and has projected revenues of around €14 million this year.
Anna Hyvönen, Ramirent’s executive vice president for Finland & Baltic, said; “Lift maintenance is an important support function in our fleet operations. The target is to guarantee high performing and safe equipment for our customers. Our aim is to ensure competent, mobile and efficient maintenance across the whole country.”
R-T’s chairman, Risto Liiri, said the aim of the partnership with Ramirent “is to develop the process for lift maintenance capabilities in Finland and deepen our long co-operation further.”