Prime Minister of Estonian Republic visited Fortaco in Narva

Mr. Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of Estonian Republic has visited Narva and Narva-Jõesuu to meet the local businessmen and representatives of city authorities.

During his visit Mr. Ratas met the town government in Narva-Jõesuu and companies in Narva, like Fortaco Estonia. Prime Minister was received by Mr. Lars Hellberg, President & CEO of Fortaco Group, Mrs. Larissa Shabunova, Managing Director of Fortaco Estonia and Mr. Kimmo Raunio, Senior Vice President & CFO of Fortaco Group.

The purpose of the visit was to discuss development prospects in Ida-Virumaa region, where also Fortaco Estonia is located and playing an important role in development of the whole region.
Fortaco Estonia was selected as the venue to introduce the governmental program of Ida-Virumaa development support. The program will be started as from July 2018 with Narva business representatives.
A factory tour was included in the Prime Minister programme. Mr Ratas was very much impressed about the high level of production organization and expressed his thanks to the company management for a great job done.

New Fortaco Technology unit

Fortaco Technology is an integrated part of Fortaco offering allowing our customers and Fortaco work together at an early phase of value chain.

Fortaco CabTech unit has proven to be a success since many years. Based on the years of experience with our CabTech team we are expanding activities and supporting our customers with design, engineering, process and project management know-how.

A new Fortaco Technology unit is providing this know-how and capabilities not only for Cabin, but also for Steel Fabrication and Vehicle Assembly businesses. We are supporting development of manufacturing technologies and providing advisory services in “Design-to-Manufacture” area.

Project Management skills and modularization methodology are part of Fortaco Technology.
Mr Rafal Sornek has been appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Fortaco Technology as from 1 January 2018.