Fortaco is a strategic, full life-cycle, Tier 0.5 partner for the OEMs in the off-highway equipment and marine industries.

With full-value chain offering and a well-invested modern production setup Fortaco has established itself as a highly valuable partner for its customers. We have operations in seven European countries and a join venture in Pune, India.

We have four Technology Hubs – in Finland, France, Poland and Slovakia, which are serving Fortaco’s steel fabrication, cabin and assembly sites.


Fortaco Group and Buisard Cabins have established the Fortaco Buisard Cabins entity within Fortaco Group. Through a strategic alliance, we benefit synergies being a market leading vehicle cabin technology and manufacturing company. We provide vehicle cabin technology and manufacturing for the off-highway equipment industry as part of Fortaco Group.


In partnership with Tata Autocomp, we are manufacturing Safety Cabins for off-highway vehicles in Pune, India. Through the joint venture, we combine TATA’s premium capabilities with Fortaco’s knowledge in design and manufacturing technology.

Scope of items, excavator as an example

Scope of manufacturing



We research state of the art manufacturing techniques, design the best-in-class operator cabins, and provide design-to-manufacturing advisory in new product implementation. We offer all-inclusive project solutions from design concepting to cost effective serial manufacturing.



Fortaco Assembly, the unique opportunity for tailor-made supply chain solutions. We are looking for alternative sourcing and outsourcing solutions for assembly operations within the growing industries. Complete vehicle assemblies and module assemblies take this one step further.

Operator cabin

Fortaco Buisard Cabins

We support our customers in creating optimal solutions, which are tailored to their applications, starting from design to a full plug & play cabin. Over 80 years of experience and hundreds of successful products are showing our expertise and reliability as a vehicle cabin manufacturer.

Operator cabin

Steel Fabrication

Fortaco is the largest manufacturer of steel fabrications in Europe. We focus on quality, delivery performance and productivity in our manufacturing operations. Based on our long history in steel processing, we have established ourselves as an industry benchmark.


Deck Machinery

Fortaco has a decades of experience in the maritime industry. We offer complete winch systems for fishery, as well as research services, and deck & crane equipment for various marine and offshore applications. Our manufacturing capabilities include complete steel structures, final assemblies, and testing for ready-to-install products according to highest quality standards in the marine industry.


Industries served

Fortaco operates in the heavy off-highway equipment-and marine industries. Our global customers are the leading OEMs in their own industry sectors. We serve world-class OEMs in the following industries:

Agriculture – A variety of applications like sprayers, tractors, balers, agricultural wheel loaders and telehandlers, combine and harvester machines. Applications used widely in the agricultural sector.

Container Handling – A wide range of container handling applications to seaports and terminals and to intermodal terminals. A variety of ship-to-shore and gantry cranes are included in the applications, as well as straddle and shuttle carriers, reach stackers, empty container handlers, terminal tractors, and automated guided vehicles.

Recycling – A wide range of industrial recycling applications for transportation companies, collection points, waste transfer stations, and processing centres. Applications include screens and crushers, on-road and mobile recycling cranes, hooklifts, skip loaders, tail lifts and truck mounted forklifts.

Material Handling – A wide range of material handling applications for retail, food and beverage, logistics and industrial sectors. Applications include various types of equipment for cargo and material movement. As an example, industrial and mobile cranes, light-, medium- and heavy forklifts, and on-road load handling equipment such as loader cranes, forestry cranes, and truck mounted forklifts.

Mining – A wide range of equipment for exploration, tunnelling, surface and underground mining and rock excavation applications. The range of applications extends over exploration drill rigs, mechanical cutting equipment, mobile crushers and screens, surface drilling rigs, underground drill rigs, loaders, and dump trucks.

Construction Equipment – A wide range of applications for off-highway equipment and for the infrastructure and construction market. Applications include various type of equipment, like excavators, bulldozers, graders, wheel loaders, dump trucks, pavers, compactors, telehandlers, and various piling applications, as well as crushing and screening equipment for material management.

Forestry – Applications for mechanized wood harvesting, handling, and processing. These applications include cut-to-length forest harvesters and forwarders, on-road forestry cranes, terminal and mobile cranes, and related equipment.

Marine and Energy – Applications for marine engines, power generation, and modular induction motors. Applications include marine and power plant engines, propulsion systems, motors and generators.

Other industries
Mobile and stationary equipment for various industries, like defense and food processing.