Media coverage

Media coverage

CONSTRUCÃO LATIONO-AMERICA (Portugal) - September 2021

Manitou Group is developing on the Latin American continent. Feedback with Marcelo Bracco, managing director of Manitou Brazil, on the investments made and the projects to come.

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ENTREPRENDRE (France) - August 2021

A historic order book, record results, an independent family business, many factors are encouraging the Entreprendre newspaper to place Manitou Group as a major company among the French manufacturers.

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AGROPORTAL (Czech Republic) - July 2021

As a continuation of its program to streamline and optimize its offering, Manitou Group has decided to bring together its attachment ranges under a single brand: Manitou Group Attachments. The objective is to simplify the reading of its offer for all the users.

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ABOSLAMIA (Portugal) - July 2021

Manitou Group launched the first edition of "ON THE WAY UP", its annual meeting dedicated to the group's CSR strategy. In an unprecedented TV show format, Michel Denis, President & CEO, Hervé Rochet, Corporate Secretary, and Aude Brézac, CSR Director, presented the genesis of the approach, the inclusion of the strategy in the New Horizons 2025 roadmap, as well as the resulting action plan for the next 12 months.

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AGROYUG (Russia) - July 2021

Manitou Vostok, a subsidiary of Manitou Group, has presented to the Russian market, the new range of NEW AG XL agricultural telehandlers during a press conference in front of around ten journalists. Designed for long and intensive work, their loading capacity exceeds four tonst.

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BFM BUSINESS (France) - June 2021

Michel Denis, President & CEO of Manitou Group, was a guest on the program le Grand Journal de l’Éco on TV channel BFM Business. An opportunity to draw attention to the diversity of the activity and the group's strong development ambitions.

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RER MAG (USA) - May 2021

Manitou Group announces an €80 million industrial investment plan for the redevelopment and expansion of its production sites in Ancenis, Candé and Laillé (France). This plan confirms the resources that the group is giving itself to achieve the objectives set out in its new "New Horizons 2025" roadmap.

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INTEREMPRESAS (Spain) - April 2021

At this 100% digital show, the group presented its new ranges of fixed, rotating and ultra-compact telehandlers, as well as its articulated loaders designed for the construction sector. This launch was watched online by more than 3,000 people all over the world.

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MACCHINE E MOTORI AGRICOLI (Italy) - March 2021

Interview with Manitou Italia’s Sales and Marketing Director, Cristiano Campici. He explains how the telehandler has become essential in a mature agricultural market. The importance of the dealer network is also mentioned with coverage throughout the territory for greater proximity with customers. Cristiano Campini also highlights the quality of commercial and technical training, with a strong focus on services.

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CONSTRUCTION CAYOLA (France) - February 2021

The group is launching a new brand dedicated to its spare parts offer: Manitou Group Parts. With this single brand, the group will be able to streamline and simplify its spare parts offer while reducing its carbon footprint.

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LES ECHOS (France) - January 2021

Michel Denis, President & CEO of Manitou Group, presents the group's new roadmap entitled New Horizons 2025. Centered around 4 pillars, the company shows an ambitious plan with the objective of achieving a sales revenue over €2,5 bn in 2025.

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AGRO NAPLO (Hungary) - December 2020

In order to raise awareness of the risks associated with the use of machines, Manitou Group expands its Reduce platform with Reduce Risks. More than 300 videos and tutorials are available to help use machines more safely.

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BAU MAGAZIN (Germany) - November 2020

Manitou Group lays the foundation stone of its German subsidiary in Friedrichsdorf. 890 m² of offices will allow the subsidiary’s employees to provide optimal service quality to its customers based in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The move will take place at the end of 2021.

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MILESTONE MAGAZINE (United Kingdom) - November 2020

President & CEO since 2014, Michel Denis has succeeded in  federating employees, executives and shareholders around the group. Established in 1958, the company’s philosophy has always been based on innovation, in both products and services.

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JORNAL DA CONSTRUCAO CIVIL (Brasil) - October 2020

In order to continue developing its presence in the Brazilian and Latin American market, Manitou Group extends its product range with the launch of three new models: two telehandlers and a complete range of backhoe loaders. The company also wants to strengthen its services offer in order to develop its competitiveness in these areas. 

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KHL (United Kingdom) - October 2020

Manitou Group formalizes its partnership with Neoline company. This contract specifies that the machines will be shipped from Saint-Nazaire port to the United States as from 2023. This maritime transport solution by roro-cargo allows to drastically reduce carbon emissions.

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STRATEGIES LOGISTIQUE (France) - September 2020

Manitou Group partners with Effidence, a robotic specialist, in order to develop autonomous stackers. Available in 2021, these products are a further step towards automation of flows in a 4.0 factory.

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CONSTRUCTION WORLD (South Africa) - September 2020

Manitou Group draws its new CSR roadmap in collaboration with students from the Asian Institute of Management in Manille. This program is set up to mould today’s students the responsible decision-maker of tomorrow, offering them the opportunity to work on a concrete case.

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IVT INTERNATIONAL (United Kingdom) - August 2020

Interview with Michel Denis, President & CEO of Manitou Group. A podcast mentioning the changes of direction following Covid-19 as well as the future of the company.  

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PLEINCHAMP (France) - July 2020

As part of  its CSR approach, Manitou Group responds  to specific requests  not listed  in its catalogue of  “standard” products. A dedicated team called “Special Solutions” considers the feasibility of these requests. The latest adaptation concerns a reverse of the control unit in order to compensate for a right arm disability.

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POC MEDIA (France) - June 2020

35 manufacturers based in Pays de la Loire region have signed the EMC2 manifesto. All of signatories want to take the opportunity of the Covid-19 crisis’ to develop a sustainable industry based on 5 priorities.

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AGRO TECNICA (Spain) - May 2020

Elisabeth Ausimour is the new President of Manitou Group Material Handling & Access (MHA) division and becomes a member of the Executive Committee. Her mission is to guide the development of the division and to strengthen its profitability, with a particular focus on  energetic transition and technology.

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LIFT AND ACCESS (United States) - April 2020

After one month of complete closure, Manitou Group partially reopens its doors. Numerous health precautions have been implemented in order to ensure the safety of employees. Remote working is favoured as soon as possible, and these measures  will be adapted  as the situation evolves.

 

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INTERNATIONAL MINING (United Kingdom) - March 2020

Present at the Conexpo exhibition in Las Vegas, the group announced more than 10 000 connected machines on the market. A new range dedicated to the mining industry and the prototype of a Gehl electric skid-steer loader were revealed during this major construction event.

 

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AGRO2B (Russia) - February 2020

Working indoor or outdoor is possible thanks to the Bi-energy device offered by Manitou Group.he operator can use either the thermal engine or switch to electric energy by connecting to the electrical network.

 

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LES ECHOS (France) - January 2020

Manitou Group knows the daily life details of its machines. The group has already connected thousands of telehandlers or aerial work platforms throughout the world, especially in the construction and agriculture markets. The goal is to provide an optimized level of service to its users.

 

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SOUTHEAST ASIA CONSTRUCTION (Singapore) - December 2019

While strongly developing in the Asian market, Manitou Group launches its first electric aerial work platform: the rough-terrain 200 ATJ E. Under the “Oxygen” label, this machine  responds to a growing demand for  carbon emissions reduction. 

 

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CONSTRUIRE LA WALLONIE (Belgium) - November 2019

In response to an increasing attraction of alternative energies in construction and agriculture sectors, Manitou Group launches a new range of 100% electric machines, under the “Oxygen” label.

 

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CEO MAGAZINE (United Kingdom) - October 2019

A 2018 Overview with Michel Denis, President & CEO of Manitou Group. At the head of the company since 2014, he proudly mentions in this interview the group achievements: CSR commitment, product innovations, news companies. 

 

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VERTIKAL (Germany) - October 2019


Manitou Group inaugurates its new 1,600 m² training center in Ancenis., The group seeks to optimize the quality of both on-site and remote training provided to its worldwide network of technicians.

 

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CHANTIERS DE FRANCE (France) - September 2019


The first stone of a new Manitou Group production plant was laid in Candé. With a delivery expected in summer 2020, this new site allows the company to produce electric rough-terrain aerial work platforms.

 

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WEB-AGRI (France) - August 2019


The famous Manitou telehandlers have been rewarded for their Ecostop function during Les Sommets d’Or annual competition.  This option automatically turns off  the engine when idling in order to reduce the total cost of ownership for the farmer.

 

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FORBES (United States) - July 2019


The famous American media company Forbes examined the Manitou group's CSR policy in a major article published in the summer of 2019. Several actions of the company are highlighted. Among these, the journalist returns to the "Elevation Frontiers" initiative, which aims to promote the United Nations' sustainable development objectives. Other themes are addressed, such as the CSR days organized for and by employees or the REDUCE program, which aims to improve user productivity and safety while reducing the impact on the environment.

 

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LE MONITEUR MATERIELS (France) - May 2019


Manitou Group expands its offer with the launch of a new range of telescopic handlers and skid-steer loaders dedicated to emerging markets. These machines have been redesigned to optimize their total cost of ownership. The French media Le Moniteur Matériels has devoted a full article to this subject.

 

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FARMERS JOURNAL (Ireland) - May 2019


With an 18% increase in sales, the Manitou Group's total turnover reached 1.9 billion euros in 2018. This unprecedented result is highlighted in an article published on the Irish website Farmers Journal.

 

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MATERIEL AGRICOLE INFO (France) - April 2019


With a 36.7% market share, up 7.1%, Manitou climbed to first place on the podium in the ranking of sales of agricultural telescopic handlers in France in 2018. Matériel Agricole highlights this information.

 

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INTEREMPRESAS (Spain) - April 2019


On the occasion of BAUMA 2019 (Germany), Manitou launched its label dedicated to alternative energies: "Oxygen". The latter highlights the group's capacity for innovation and its ability to focus on the handling solutions of tomorrow. The information was widely shared, in particular through the Spanish website Interempresas.

 

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HEAVY EQUIPMENT GUIDE (UK) - May 2019


In response to current environmental and regulatory requirements, Manitou Group has announced its support for the NEOLINE ro-ro cargo project. This future innovative and eco-responsible line is fully in line with the group's CSR approach. This collaboration has generated many media benefits, as this article in Heavy Equipment Guide shows.

 

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