Timber Forest & Ponsse Brasil bring clients from the three southern Brazilian states to FinnMETKO 2016 and field trip in Finland
On August 29, Timber Forest, in partnership with Ponsse Brasil, took some customers from southern Brazil to the FinnMetko fair in Finland and, taking advantage of the trip, visited the Ponsse factory and participated in a field day specially made for visitors.
With a packed schedule of events and activities, guests left Brazil for the city of Helsinki, where they had dinner and rested until the next day (August 30), which started with a boat trip, diving in the icy waters of Helsinki and the traditional sauna to recover from the tiring journey of approximately 20hrs, then departed for Iisalmi, accommodation in Sokos Hotel Koljonvirta.
On Wednesday (August 31), Ponsse was presented by Juha Vidgrén (one of the chief executives of Ponsse), visited the factory in the company of the Director of Ponsse Brasil Marko Mattila. After the presentations, everyone went to a field day in the forest of Ponsse, where they had lunch and met the machines under test.
The next day they met the Ponsse Logistic Center and the Service Center in Lisalmi, then took part in a go-kart race with timely and definitive tests.
On September 2, visitors visited FinnMETKO 2016, a fair held in Jämsä, where they got to know the news of the forestry sector, took the opportunity to get updated on the forest market and follow the fun competitions that take place at the fair.