CONSTRUCCION LATINO AMERICANA (Chile) - August 2023
Manitou Group reports a strong increase in first-half 2023 results. Michel Denis, President & CEO, comments: “With an increase in revenues of 33% compared with 2022 and a near doubling of recurring operating profit, the first half of 2023 marks the company's comeback to very positive growth and performance. This record level of activity is the result of our high production levels, achieved in a context of better operational fluidity.”
MACHINERY MOVERS (Ireland) - July 2023
Manitou Group inaugurates new shipping docks and an area dedicated to the final inspection of machines produced in Ancenis, France. The 3.7 million euro investment is aimed at improving the safety of employees and providers while modernizing and optimizing loading and unloading operations for carriers. The new facilities are the results of strong business growth and an increased flow of trucks.
PROFESSIONAL AGRO.COM (Spain) - July 2023
The SPACE 2023 exhibition, that takes place from 12 to 14 September in Rennes, France, is organizing the INNOV’SPACE 2023 Award. Out of 37 projects, two Manitou brand innovations have been awarded: a first prize with two stars for Manitou Steering Ministick, an intelligent mini-joystick steering system, and the distinction of one star for the Stop and Start engine system.
CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT GUIDE (United States) - June 2023
Manitou Group wins a trophy in the “decarbonization” category during the 2023 Sustainable Industry Awards organized by the French media ‘l’Usine Nouvelle”. This award recognizes the group for its R&D approach on hydrogen, in particular the development of two prototypes of telehandlers running on green hydrogen. The company is committed to promoting the French hydrogen industry and has partnered with local producers of green hydrogen. This award illustrates Manitou Group’s commitment to developing zero-emission solutions, in line with its low-carbon trajectory objectives, validated by the SBTi in 2022.
LES ECHOS (France) - May 2023
The French economic daily newspaper Les Echos, in collaboration with the Statista Institute, has just published the annual ranking of the most innovative companies in 2023. Among the 200 French companies listed, Manitou Group is at the 23rd position. To conduct this study, several criteria were evaluated: relevance of patents filed, societal commitment, responsible use of resources and innovation culture within the company.
AGRO NAPLO (Hungary) - April 2023
First quarter sales illustrates a dynamic beginning of the year, up 48% compared with the first 2022 quarter, at €665 million. This good performance is due to the increase in production rate during 2022, and to a slight improvement in supply chain tensions.
LIFT AND HOIST INTERNATIONAL (United Kingdom) - April 2023
During the "International Awards for Powered Access" (IAPA) ceremony in Berlin, Manitou Group won the "Product of the Year" award with the Manitou 160 ATJ+e rough terrain electric aerial work platform in the "Self Propelled Booms & Atrium Lifts" category. The panel of experts justifies this award thanks to the possibility of combining alternative energy and high basket capacity up to 408 kg.
TRATORRI Web (Italia) - March 2023
To improve the life cycle of telehandlers and other machines, from design to production. Manitou Group chose Siemens' Teamcenter solution. This software simplifies and streamlines product design on a global scale. In addition to Teamcenter, Manitou Group also chose to use NX software as a CAD (computer-aided design) tool. The modernization of these tools optimizes the time spent on product development by using a single tool that centralizes the entire product life cycle.
LIFT AND ACCESS (USA) - March 2023
During ConExpo 2023, Manitou Group introduced a new equipment range dedicated to the needs of the construction and rental markets. Manitou Group thus launches seven models of telehandlers exclusively dedicated to the North American market, available under both the Manitou and Gehl brands.
POSBUD (Polska) - February 2023
Manitou Group has signed an exclusive 12-month partnership with Kiloutou to electrify used telehandlers initially launched with a combustion engine. The upgrade of these machines will extend their life while reducing the environmental impact, regardless of the tightening of regulations put in place in the fight against climate change.
WAREHOUSE TOTAAL (Netherlands) - February 2023
Manitou Group opens a new automated system for its parts center. The system, supplied by Mecalux, is set to increase productivity of high-turnover small parts, which account for nearly 16,000 references. Today, with only two operators, this system accommodates more than 20,000 containers on 560 m², enabling the process of 500 order lines per hour.
SOFART (Denmark) - January 2023
The French company Neoline, with which Manitou Group has been involved since 2020, is bringing to fruition its project for a ro-ro cargo ship powered mainly by wind energy.
The 136-meter vessel will have a cargo capacity of 5,300 tons of cargo and will be equipped with a rigging system provided by Chantiers de l'Atlantique. The wind-powered cargo ship will sail from Saint-Nazaire (France) to Baltimore (United States) starting in 2025.
LE JOURNAL DES ENTREPRISES (France) - January 2023
Manitou Group has announced sales of €2.36 billion in 2022, an increase of 26% over the previous year and is already forecasting a further increase of more than 20% in 2023. At the end of 2022, the group presented the first telehandler equipped with a green hydrogen fuel cell. The company was announcing its ambition to combine electric and hydrogen-powered products according to the applications of each user, with a target of "43% of low-emission products sold by 2030".
AGRITERRA (Portugal) - December 2022
Manitou Group is embarking on an ambitious path with machines running on hydrogen. After the recent electrification of its rough-terrain aerial work platform and telescopic handler ranges, the group is also banking on hydrogen as a medium-term alternative for its users. The company has set itself the goal of marketing 43% of low-emission products by 2030.
FOR CONSTRUCTION PROS (USA) - December 2022
Manitou Group announces the acquisition of an 82% majority stake in the French company easyLi, located near Poitiers, specializing in the design and production of lithium-ion batteries. This strategic operation will provide the group with specific skills in the context of its energy transition.
MACCHINE CANTIERI (Italy) - November 2022
With the acquisition of the Italian company GI.ERRE SRL, Manitou Group strengthens the quality of service offered to customers in the Emilia Romagna region. With 23 years of experience, GI.ERRE SRL manages a wide range of activities, including the service and maintenance of Manitou machines and rental. The company is based in Castelfranco, where the Italian headquarters of the group is also located.
TRADE LINK MEDIA (Singapore) - October 2022
At the BAUMA construction machinery trade show in Munich, Manitou Group is unveiling four new 100% electric aerial work platform models, including three all-terrain versions ranging from 16 to 20 meters. The objective is to accelerate the deployment of its electric ranges by reducing the total cost of ownership for the user while presenting innovations offering greater safety to users.
PROJECT PLANT (UK) - October 2022
Manitou Group reports third quarter 2022 revenues of €575 million, up 33% from the same period in 2021. Cumulative nine-month revenues for 2022 amount to €1,631 million, up 16% compared to the first nine months of 2021.
L'USINE NOUVELLE (France) - September 2022
In order to increase its development in the aerial work platform segment, Manitou Group announced at the end of August the acquisition of all the intellectual property of ATN Platforms, a French company specializing in the design and manufacture of so-called vertical work platforms.
AGROPORTAL (Czechia) - August 2022
Thanks to a significant acceleration in production and deliveries in the second quarter, Manitou Group closes the first half of 2022 with a 9% increase in sales compared to June 2021.
For the year 2022, the forecasted sales growth of more than 20% compared to 2021 is maintained.
MACCHINE MOTORI AGRICOLI (Italy) - July 2022
The second issue of the group's 100% CSR event, broadcast on its Youtube channel, attracted nearly 500 internet users. The aim of this program is to present the group's CSR roadmap through the actions carried out over the last 12 months and those to come for the following year. In order to involve its stakeholders, many testimonies took place with the exclusive participation of Laurent Bataille, Managing Director France of Schneider Electric, Fabrice Bonnifet, CSR Director of the Bouygyes Group, or the company Arcelor Mittal.
CONSTRUCTION CAYOLA (France) - June 2022
Manitou Group has been awarded a prize at the European Rental Awards in the category "Product of the 2022 year" for its ULM (Manitou Ultra-Light) telescopic forklift truck launched a few weeks ago. This award is given by the ERA, the European association of the major equipment rental companies in Europe.
AGRARTECHNIK (Switzerland) - June 2022
Presented in early June, the Manitou group's range of articulated loaders extends with 12 new models: 6 Manitou and 6 Gehl. These machines are mainly intended for the agriculture, construction, landscaping and horticulture sectors.
MOVICARGA (Spain) - May 2022
Manitou brand is launching a media campaign on electrical energy. The group intends to reinforce its commitment to its energy transition and affirm its ambitions as a responsible leader. Seven new electric models will be presented at the Bauma construction trade fair in October.
KONEPÖRSSI (Finland) - April 2022
Manitou group is expanding its network with the announcement of a majority shareholding in its Finnish dealer Lifttek. Official dealer since 2012 for agricultural and construction equipment, the first collaboration between the two players dates back to 2003.
OUEST FRANCE (France) - March 2022
Manitou group inaugurated its 10th production site. Located in Candé (Maine-et-Loire) in France, this new factory dedicated to rough-terrain aerial work platforms covers 80,000 m² of area for 18,000 m² of industrial buildings. The group has invested 26 million euros to benefit from this new production tool in order to support its long-term growth as well as its energy transition with the assembly of new electric models.
LIFT AND ACCESS (United States) - February 2022
In order to achieve the objectives set in its New Horizon 2025 roadmap, Manitou group is announcing a massive investment plan of €70 million ($80 million) for its two North American production sites. It will be used in particular for the extension of the sites, the strengthening of innovation, and the development of new ranges.
MACCHINE EDILI NEWS (Italy) - January 2022
Fully embedded into the “New Horizons 2025” roadmap, the ecological transition represents a real challenge for the group. To carry out its 2030 low carbon pathway, the group has set itself two ambitious and realistic targets: reduce its direct and indirect carbon emissions by 46%, while reducing the CO2 emissions of machines by 34% per hour of use.