ROCLA OYJ	STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE	NOVEMBER 11, 2008 4.00 pm                      


THE FINNISH COMPETITION AUTHORITY APPROVES THE ACQUISITION OF ROCLA OYJ THROUGH 
PUBLIC TENDER OFFER BY MITSUBISHI CATERPILLAR FORKLIFT EUROPE B.V.              

The board of directors of Rocla Oyj has today received information that The     
Finnish Competition Authority has on 10 November 2008 (Dnro 986/81/08) approved 
the acquisition whereby Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift Europe B.V., a          
subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., acquires control of Rocla Oyj  
by a public tender offer concerning the shares and share options.               

According to the Finnish Competition Authority, the acquisition will not, under 
the Act on Competition Restrictions, cause or create such a dominating market   
position which would restrain competition considerably in the Finnish markets or
in a substantial part of it.                                                    

The completion of the public tender offer is still subject to other necessary   
approvals from the other relevant competition authorities and to the other      
conditions to completion set out in the tender offer document. The offer period 
under the tender offer expires on 12 December 2008.                             


INFORMATION REGARDING ROCLA OYJ                                                 

Rocla Oyj, headquartered in Järvenpää, Finland has been listed on the Helsinki  
Stock Exchange's Main List since 1997. Rocla Oyj's consolidated 2007 sales were 
EUR 124.9 million. Rocla Oyj develops, manufactures and markets electric        
warehouse trucks and automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and related services and  
solutions during their lifespan.                                                

For more information visit the Rocla Oyj website (http://www.rocla.com).        

INFORMATION REGARDING MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. AND MITSUBISHI          
CATERPILLAR FORKLIFT EUROPE B.V.                                                

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is one  
of the world's leading heavy machinery manufacturers, with consolidated sales of
3,203 billion yen in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008. MHI's diverse lineup 
of products and services encompasses shipbuilding, power plants, chemical       
plants, environmental equipment, steel structures, industrial and general       
machinery, aircraft, space rocketry and air-conditioning systems.               

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift Europe B.V. (MCFE) is a limited liability       
company incorporated according to the laws of the Netherlands. MCFE is a        
subsidiary of MHI engaged in forklift truck operations.                         

For more information, please visit the MHI website                              
(http://www.mhi.co.jp/en/index.html) and MCFE website                           
(https://www.mcfe.com/mcfe/).                                                   

Rocla Oyj                                                                       
Board of directors                                                              


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