History time lineEdit
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- 1953 : Creation of "BRAUD & FAUCHEUX"
- 1958 : Marcel Braud imagines the first rough-terrain forklift truck, launched under the MANITOU brand.
- 1969 : 10,000th truck sold.
- 1970 : Start of Manitou's international expansion.
- 1972 : Sales partnership agreement for the distribution of Toyota industrial forklifts in France.
- 1972 : Manitou (Site Lift) Limited formed in the UK as the first overseas subsidiary of the Manitou company. A depot was opened at Avenger Close in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire.
- 1975 : Manitou (Site Lift) Ltd relocates to Mayflower Close, Chandlers Ford, Hampshire
- 1981 : Launch of the first telescopic forklift truck models
- 1984 : Manitou shares are listed on the on the Paris Stock Exchanges unlisted securities market.
- 1989 : 1st MLT MANISCOPIC designed for the agricultural market
- 1989 : Initial telescopic forklift truck sales in agriculture
- 1991 : Takeover of LOC MANUTENTION and enlargement of its warehousing equipment operations.
- 1995 : Development of activities in aerial platforms for personnel and in truck-mounted forklifts.
- 1995 : Establishment of a joint venture with Toyota for the manufacture of industrial forklift trucks for European market.
- 2003 : Expansion of manufacturing facilities in the United States and Italy
- 2004 : MANITOU celebrates the release of its 200,000th rough-terrain forklift truck by changing its logo.
- 2004 : Form partnerships agreement with Gehl (United States) for Industrial and commercial applications.
- 2005 : Setting up of subsidiaries in China and Australia.
- 2005 : Manitou UK Ltd adopted as new company name in place of Manitou (Site Lift) Ltd, for UK distributor.
- 2006 : Madame Andrée BRAUD, founder of MANITOU passed away on the 1st of April.
- 2007 : Opening of a new Spare Parts Center for Europe.
- 2008 : Began purchasing Gehl, deal not closed until 2011. Includes the Mustang brand as well.
- 2012 : Signed strategic alliance with Yanmar. Manitou will sell compact excavators built by Yanmar under the Gehl and Mustang brands, and supply Yanmar with Skid-steer loaders and compact track loaders to be sold under the Yanmar brand. Manitou had previously sourced compact excavators and all-wheel steer loaders from the Wacker Neuson Group.
- Manitou MB25 Forklift
- Manitou 633-120LS Telscopic handler
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Current Range (post 2000)Edit
- 2008 Range
- Manitou Agricultural Range
- Manitou Construction Range
- Manitou Heavy Lift Range
- Manitou Slewing M Series (400' rotation)
- MRT1432 - 13.8 m lift, 11.63 m reach 3.2 ton capacity
- Manitou Slewing Privilege Range (continuous rotation)
- Manitou Attachment Range
- lifting beam
- Man basket
- List of Construction Plant Manufacturers
- List of Engine Manufacturers
- Glossary Index
- JLG Industries
References / sourcesEdit
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