On the 11th of November it was the grand opening of Ponsse’s new service center in Tomsk, Russia. Large stocks of spare parts and efficient logistics will provide the customers with short service times and quick spare part deliveries.
Ponsse grows in Russia
According to a press release from Ponsse, the 2,5 million Euro investment aims to create a modern service center with workshop and a spare parts warehouse. The new service center also holds a training center for skills on Ponsse’s machines. In total, 26 are employed in the new Ponsse center in Tomsk.
“Ponsse has been active in Tomsk for about 15 years, and our dealer company Zeppelin Russland played a vital role at the start. From the outset, Ponsse has been fortunate enough to work with very active and loyal customers and partners who have supported and appreciated the excellent progress of Ponsse’s operations in the region. Especially good, fruitful cooperation has developed with an experienced local logger and timber processor, Alexei Vasilyevich Maslov, whose company has helped us grow for many years”, says Jaakko Laurila, Managing Director of ООО Ponsse.
The Ponsse service network in Russia includes 44 service centers that belong to Ponsse’s dealer company OOO Ponsse. In total, 650 employees work within this network.
At the opening ceremony employees, the Governor of the Tomsk Region Sergey Anatolyevich Zhvachkin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ponsse Plc Jarmo Vidgren, Managing Director of OOO Ponsse Jaakko Laurila and other honored guests were present.
Read the press release about the event here.