Ponsse and Sotreq launch cooperation in Brazil

Ponsse Plc and Sotreq S.A. have signed a cooperation agreement on the sale, service and marketing of PONSSE harvester heads in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil.

“Minas Gerais is a key forestry area in Brazil, and we want to offer better services to our customers operating in the area. This cooperation supports our objective of being a strong player in Brazil’s harvester head market,” says Ponsse Plc’s Group Sales and Marketing Director Jarmo Vidgrén.

Sotreq has a total of four service centres in the Minas Gerais region. In addition to being a harvesting equipment dealer, the conglomerate also operates in the fields of construction, mining, energy, Oil & Gas and materials handling.

Ponsse’s Brazilian subsidiary, Ponsse Latin America, was founded in 2005. In addition to Sotreq, Ponsse also has another dealer, Timber Forest Equipamentos, in Brazil, responsible for PONSSE services in the three southernmost states, Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul.

Ponsse Plc is a company specialising in the sales, manufacture, servicing and technology of cut-to-length method forest machines.