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Santasalo unveils new gearbox service workshop in Sweden

20th January 2016

Santasalo is pleased to announce the expansion of its service portfolio in Sweden. The company has invested in a new service workshop in Northern Sweden which is fully equipped to meet the increasing demand of the local gearbox service market for both Santasalo and third party gear units.

The 600 square meter workshop which opened in January 2016 is located in the town of Gällivare in the Northern part of Sweden, ideally located to meet the needs of various industries, namely mining. The workshop consists of a full strip and inspection area, single stage cleaning, fabrication and light machine shop, spin test equipment, root cause analysis and reverse engineering capability for third party gear units.

Santasalo has extensive experience and knowledge of ring gear technology. From the Gällivare Service Center service solutions for ring gear technology including repair and replacement of the complete ring gear application will be offered.

Field service capabilities which include endoscope inspection, induction heater and jacking, porter power equipment, are supported by Santasalo’s Man&Van service bringing Santasalo’s service technician right to the customer’s doorstep.

Madeleine Ingle, General Manager of Santasalo Sweden, comments: “In close dialog with our customers in northern Sweden we have identified a clear need for a local Santasalo service workshop. We will be where our customers need our support and see our new workshop in Gällivare as an important step in demonstrating the company’s commitment as a long-term player in the market.”