Modern manufacturing solutions

Modern manufacturing solutions for the off-highway and marine industries. 

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

We offer tailor made solutions to enable our world-class customers to operate in a more flexible and asset-light mode and reduce complexity of supply chains. We provide integrated offering – from R&D co-operation to main component manufacturing, final assembly, testing and shipping.

Fortaco Assembly – a true one-shop alternative.

Benefits of outsourcing

Asset Iight operations to be provided by outsourcing: reduced net working capital (NWC) and capital expenditure (CAPEX) with improved return of capital employed (ROCE).

Optimization of current operations and reduced supply chain complexity: focus on core activities and better utilization of current resources.

Increased flexibility by turning fixed assets and resources to variable assets enable better agility in volatile or cyclical business environment.

Fixed cost reduction – possibility to reduced overall fixed cost base.

Risk Management – operational risks to be reduced and risks for internal capacity constraints are mitigated.

Localization – better and easier access to BCC footprint and sourcing network.

Why Fortaco?

Fortaco has a proven track record among many leading off-highway OEMs across different industries and of different applications. We are supporting OEMs by reducing complexity of their supply chains through our integrated offering: R&D cooperation to main steel component manufacturing and final assemblies, as well as testing and shipping.

Digitalization and service offering have been emerged as the key strategies to drive the growth of many industrial companies. Digitalization and service offerings are shifting the traditional product centric model of selling, to the offering of total solutions.
Reshaping the way things are produced is our approach, in the growing industry to look for agile and more flexible manufacturing systems.

A vehicle cabin operator can rely on our highest priority on safety and ergonomic design. Operators all over the world can enjoy our expertise in creating safe and user-friendly working environment.

We support our customers to design and manufacture optimal solutions for their machines, both in heavy duty applications, such as mining loaders, and also medium duty applications, like telehandlers or light duty applications, like warehouse forklift trucks.

We understand our customers’ and their customers’ needs.

Track record and references

Fortaco has a proven track record – over 70 years of experience in manufacturing and assembly operations for off-highway equipment and operator cabins.

Production Transfers – long track record in outsourcing and transfer of manufacturing operations, both domestic and international.

Manufacturing Technology – wide experience in steel fabrication and cabin manufacturing gives solid foundation for assembly business. Industrialization process ensures efficient and flexible assembly operations to match customer requirements.

Sourcing Excellence – Fortaco’s attractive BCC footprint, managed by professional sourcing team, enables fast localization of supply chains.

Together we reshape the way things are produced.

Milestones

1944 Backhoe loaders and military equipment
1960 Snow mobiles
1991 Motor graders
1997 Airport ground support equipment
2004 Landfill compactors, underground mining equipment, loaders, trucks and drilling rigs
2010 Surface mining equipment

Flexible concept

Fortaco’s offering includes a broad range of assembly services. We can provide final assemblies for vehicles or products, which are including functional testing of equipment or sub-assemblies like power package, drilling boom, cabin or other functional entities, to name a few. In the marine industry we provide full assemblies and testing services for deck machinery. Our scope can be expanded to the final assembly and commissioning on the shipyards. Our teams are at your disposal for aftermarket services in connection with planned overhaul or retrofits.

Fortaco is providing a full range of services, from assembly labor only to material sourcing, including handling of all related logistics, where Fortaco can also own the related materials. Additionally, we can provide engineering services starting from the concept design phase up to final assembly and testing with a full (customer-specific) pre-dispatch inspection to assure the highest quality standards. We also provide direct shipment to our customers’ distribution network or even end customers.

We can take the full ownership of customer’s assembly manufacturing in outsourcing cases, which is allowing our customers focusing on their core business. Global customers, lacking the European production setup, can find us as a reliable partner, offering services without forcing them to make investments alone.

Our customers will have a direct access into the most effective production processes and methods. We are proactively identifying technologies which are saving time and money, while bringing our customers closer to their own customers. Our capabilities include electrical, pneumatic or hydraulic assemblies to cover any variety of state-of-the-art equipment technology.

We offer lifetime service, including change management and after-sales service for spare parts.

Fortaco is a full service provider, we are tailoring services to individual customer needs.


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BUSINESS SITES

Fortaco d.o.o Gruza

Salaši bb
34230 Gruza, Serbia

Aleksandar Djordjevic
Managing Director

Petri Parni
Sales Director

Fortaco Ostrobothnia Oy

Paulaharjuntie 6
61300 Kurikka, Finland

Olli Koivisto
General Manager

Tomi Metsä-Ketelä
Sales Manager

Fortaco Ostrobothnia Oy

Vammaksentie 1
38210 Sastamala, Finland

​Olli Koivisto
General Manager

Tomi Metsä-Ketelä
Sales Manager

Fortaco Sp. z.o.o.

Ul Fabryczna 10
53-609 Wroclaw, Poland

Adam Czerwiec
General Manager

Erik Gustafsson
Sales Manager