Inventor of the rough terrain truck, Manitou has always responded to market trends by designing masted forklift trucks, variable reach telescopic machines and powered access platforms which are adapted to the specific needs of each market, including construction, agriculture and industry.
In 2002 Manitou (UK) Ltd. Celebrated 30 years of excellence in the U.K. and Ireland. Today the company offers over 150 dealer outlets nationwide with a dedicated team of Sales, Parts and Service Personnel operating from the Head Office in Verwood, Dorset.
Some Highlights ….
1972 - Manitou (Site Lift) Limited formed - the first overseas subsidiary of the Manitou company. A depot was opened at Avenger Close in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire.
1975 - Manitou (Site Lift) Ltd relocates to Mayflower Close, Chandlers Ford
1979 - MB25P wins R.A.S.E. Silver Medal
1980 - Relocation of company to the current site at Ebblake Industrial Estate in Verwood, Dorset
1986 - Celebration of 10,000 Manitou sales in the UK and Ireland1990
1990 - R.A.S.E. Silver Medal awarded to MLT626T
1993 - SED Silver Medal awarded to MT1530 SCP
1994 - MLT523/526 wins Royal Agricultural Society of Scotland Silver Medal
1997 - Celebration of 25 years of Manitou in UK and Irelan
2000 - RASE Silver Medal awarded to MLT634 TLSU 120 Powershift
2005 - Manitou UK Ltd adopted as new company name
2006 - MLT625T Manihoe wins the Royal Agricultural Society of Scotland Silver Medal
Manitou & Mirage F1 nose.
Seen here in Champs Elysées avenue in Paris on 2008 a Manitou's forklift carrying a flight simulato...
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FORK LIFT TELEHANDLER Seen at South Shields NE England. Just arrived to start work. Photo taken 21...
Manitou seen at the Banbury Rally at Bloxham UK 2013.