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
Manitou Vostok

Opening of the Russian Manitou subsidiary.

€1,000,000,000

Manitou's turnover exceeds the one billion euro mark.

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
ISO 9001

ISO 9001 certification obtained.

Manitou Germany

Opening of the Manitou Germany subsidiary.

1995
1st Platforms

Launch of the access platforms.

1994
Manitou Portugal

Opening of the Manitou Portugal subsidiary

1993
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
Manitou UK

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

Toyota

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

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.