Through its two iconic brands - Manitou and Gehl - Manitou Group develops, manufactures, and provides equipment and services of handling, access platforms and earthmoving for the construction, agriculture, and industrial markets.

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Always attuned to its customers through its expert network of over 800 dealers, the group continues to be true to its roots by keeping its headquarters in France.

That focus, which powered sales to €2.9 billion in 2023, informs its talented worldwide team of 5,500 whose passion continually motivates the group.

The group's product lines include fixed, rotary and heavy-tonnage rough-terrain telehandlers, rough-terrain, semi-industrial and industrial forklifts, skid and track loaders, articulated loaders, backhoe loaders, indutrial and rough-terrain aerial work platforms, truck-mounted forklifts, storage equipment and attachments.

In addition to its machines and in order to provide a personalised service to each customer, the group's offering is also based on a wide range of attachments and a complete services offering, from equipement maintenance to financing.


61% of revenue in 2023

Building today's
and tomorrow's world


27% of revenue in 2023

Supporting work
on all types of terrain


12% of revenue in 2023

A handling solution
for each industry

A value-creating model

Innovation, the key to success in a development strategy

Manitou Group's relentless pursuit of innovation enables it to anticipate market requirements by designing products and services that perfectly meet the needs of its customers.

The solutions offered by the group therefore always have a competitive advantage that is appreciated by all their users.

A value-creating model

A powerful industrial tool with great versatility

To adapt to fluctuations in demand and the specificities of its various markets, Manitou Group has built its industrial tool around three key ideas.
Its expertise in mechanical welding, the flexibility and responsiveness of its supply chain, and the implementation of high-performance installation and mounting capacities, in France and worldwide.

Led by innovation, this industrial tool is continually evolving to support the group's growth, particularly in the field of new energies.

A value-creating model

The strength of a network of distributors on every continent

Since its inception, Manitou Group has focused on deploying reliable and powerful local networks. Each one specialized in the sale and service of handling, lifting and earthmoving equipment, they contribute to the group's values of commitment, passion and reliability.

By offering a complete range of services through its networks, from equipment maintenance to financing, the group responds to its customers' growing demand for a personalized service that allows them to optimize the use of their machines.

A value-creating model

Throughout the product's life cycle(s)

Manitou Group focuses on listening to its customers, constantly seeking to provide them satisfaction and value. The group offers the most appropriate services to meet their needs and support them throughout the product life cycles.

Objective: to deliver the best performance, the greatest comfort of use and the highest level of reliability, while optimizing the total cost of ownership and the environmental impact of the product.

  • Designer
  • Producer
  • Distributor
  • Provider of service and value
sites de productions

2.9 billion euros in revenue in 2023

5,500 employees

With 64% of the company's capital owned by the founding families, the company, which has been listed on the Paris Stock Exchange since 1984, remains firmly anchored in its family values.

Manitou Group has grown by incorporating societal and environmental concerns into each of its actions.


The company's organization is based on two divisions around which operational activities are organized: the Products division and the Services and Solutions division.

From an operational point of view, 10 production sites and 7 spare parts logistics centers are located around the world to ensure proximity to customers and a service tailored to their needs.