Operator Cabin - Heart of the Machine

Fortaco is one of the most experienced and reliable manufacturers of operator cabins in Europe with over 40 years of track-record in the off-highway equipment industry. We are proud of our history and competences as a turn-key service provider for operator cabins.

Our customers rely on our competence in cabin development. In product development we are focusing on the optimal driver environment, which is tailored to customers’ needs, starting from design and prototyping up to serial manufacturing of a complete plug & play cabin. Driver safety and comfort, as well as simple and intuitive operations, are our top priorities.

Fortaco’s CabTech unit is a team of experienced engineers and innovative industrial designers, supported by competent project managers. A close cooperation with our manufacturing units ensure a rapid project execution and optimal manufacturability.

Why Fortaco?

Fortaco has a proven track record among many leading off-highway OEMs across different industries and of different applications. Our experience and continuous communication with customers and end-users enable us to create solutions across the industries for improved safety, comfort, and productivity.

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.

From Concept to Production

Fortaco is a reliable, experienced, and also flexible partner in the new cabin project development.
We offer comprehensive project solutions for vehicle cabins – design concepts and also cost-effective series production.

More than 40 years of know-how in design and manufacturing make our vehicle cabins and off-road machines unique.

Fortaco Technology gives support during various phases of product lifecycle. We research state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques, design best-in-class vehicle cabins to differentiate our customers from a competition and we offer design-to-manufacturing advice on new product implementation. We use state-of-the-art engineering tools in design and engineering work, and product lifecycle management.

Our Technology team consist of experienced specialists, like industrial designers, mechanical and electrical engineers, FEM analysts and prototyping experts.

Competence Areas

Fortaco has a wide range of knowledge to offer turn-key product development through an internal and external expertise network.

  • Mechanical and electrical engineering
  • ROPS, FOPS, OPS structural characteristics, testing and certifications
  • Noise and vibration tests
  • Climate chamber tests
  • FEM analysis (Finite Element Method)
  • CFD simulation (Computational Fluid Dynamics)
  • Feasibility and user studies
  • Virtual and physical prototyping
  • Industrialization
  • Manufacturing

The comprehensive range of product development, and new product implementation services ensure a smooth transition from the development phase into the serial production at our facilities in Finland and Slovakia.


Vehicle Cabin brochure

Over 30 years of experience and hundreds of successful products show our expertise and reliability in operator cabins. Download the Cabin Operator brochure to find out more and get to know our development expertise.

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Get to know Fortaco

We benchmark ourselves to the automotive industry and standards to secure maximized value add for our customers as a true Tier 1 partner.
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Holic, Slovakia

Fortaco s.r.o
Staničná 788/11
908 51 Holic, SLOVAKIA

Juraj Prachár,
Managing Director

Enrico Scalzi,
Sales Manager

Kurikka, Finland

Fortaco Ostrobothnia Oy
Paulaharjuntie 6
61300 Kurikka, FINLAND

Olli Koivisto,
General Manager

Tomi Metsä-Ketelä,
Sales Manager