Manitou

2017

Purchase of Manitou Equipment India – addition of the backhoe range

In order to strengthen its presence in emerging markets, Manitou Group acquires TEPL. Located in Greater Noida (India), this is the group's eleventh production site. Now called Manitou Equipment India, it specializes in the production and distribution of backhoes and mini-loaders.

Acquisition of a majority stake in LiftRite

Manitou Group signs majority ownership agreement with the LiftRite Hire & Sales dealership in Perth, Australia. With the acquisition of this historic distributor, the group strengthens its presence in the mining sector, a sector in which LiftRite specializes.

2016

Business Operations & Opening - Manitou Center in Malaysia

The business operations opens in January 2016 to better serve local clients.

2015

Celebration of the 500,000th machine produced

Manitou Group reaches the half-million mark in production, all brands combined. A special model, an MLT with iridescent colors, is specially designed for this occasion.

Incorporation of Manitou Malaysia

The official inauguration celebration of Manitou Center in Malaysia in November 2015..

2013

Yanmar becomes a shareholder

Strengthening of the Yanmar partnerships sealed by Yanmar becoming a shareholder, with a shareholding of 6.26%.

2008

Manitou Poland

Opening of the Manitou Poland subsidiary.

2007

CLPR

Manitou inaugurates an international spare parts logistics centre of 33,500 m².

Currently approximately 1,000,000 orders leave our Spare Parts Logistics Centre each year (around 4,000 each day), where we handle 40 tonnes and over 1,000 packages on a daily basis.

150 employees are on the ball from 5:00 in the morning to 9:00 in the evening, making sure 70,000 types of parts are ready for delivery the next day all over Europe.

2006

€1,000,000,000

Manitou's turnover exceeds the one billion euro mark.

 

Manitou Vostok

Opening of the Russian Manitou subsidiary.

2005

Manitou Australia

Opening of the Manitou Australia subsidiary.

2004

200,000

Manitou celebrates the 200,000th truck manufactured and sold worldwide. Launch of the range of industrial forklift trucks.

1998

Marcel Braud

Marcel Braud becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

1996

Manitou Germany

Opening of the Manitou Germany subsidiary.

ISO 9001

ISO 9001 certification obtained.

1994

Manitou Portugal

Opening of the Manitou Portugal subsidiary

1993

1st Platforms

Launch of the access platforms.

1st MRTs

Marketing of the first MRT rotating telescopic forklift trucks.

1991

Manitou BeNeLux

Opening of the Manitou BeNeLux subsidiary.

1989

1st Agriculture telehandlers

Launch of the first agriculture telehandlers.

1986

Manitou Italy

Opening of the Manitou Italy subsidiary.

1984

Stock Exchange

Company is listed on the Stock Exchange.

1981

1st 4-Wheel Drive Telehandler

Launch of the first Manitou 4-wheel drive telescopic truck.

1972

Toyota

Sales partnership agreement signed with Toyota for the exclusive distribution of Toyota industrial forklift trucks in France.

Manitou UK

Start of the internationalisation of the group. Opening of the Manitou UK subsidiary.

1969

4 WD

Launch of the 4 WD, first 4-wheel drive machine.

1958

Manitou

Birth of the Manitou truck (MC5) based on the idea of Marcel Braud. Creation and registration of the Manitou trademark.