• GREENSTATE RU News 2019
  • 8/27/2019

Ponsse Training and Service Center Opens in Greenstate

A modern training and service center equipped with the latest technology was opened on August 27, 2019 by Ponsse in the Greenstate Industrial Park. Investments in the project exceeded 220 million rubles.

Training classes, fully functional training facilities of various operational systems of forestry equipment, simulators, a virtual reality system, a spacious repair zone, and a test drive area imitating a forest plot of complex terrain – all this could be seen by 400 guests attending the center opening.

Representatives of the company management came from Finland to the ceremony.

Juha Vidgren, Ponsse Chairman emphasized in his speech: “The center we are opening today is the most advanced and best equipped among all the others the world over.” The significance of the event was also noted by the heads of the Lomonosov District of the Leningrad Region and the local municipality. From their hands Jaakko Laurila received documents authorizing the operation of the new facility.

At a short press conference, Ponsse directors noted the importance of the Russian market and the need for quality training of forestry machine operators.