2013
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Yanmar becomes a shareholder

Strengthening of the Yanmar partnerships sealed by Yanmar becoming a shareholder, with a shareholding of 6.26%.

2008
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Manitou Poland

Opening of the Manitou Poland subsidiary.

2007
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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
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€1,000,000,000

Manitou's turnover exceeds the one billion euro mark.

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Manitou Vostok

Opening of the Russian Manitou subsidiary.

2005
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Manitou Australia

Opening of the Manitou Australia subsidiary.

2004
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200,000

Manitou celebrates the 200,000th truck manufactured and sold worldwide. Launch of the range of industrial forklift trucks.

1998
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Marcel Braud

Marcel Braud becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

1996

Manitou Germany

Opening of the Manitou Germany subsidiary.

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ISO 9001

ISO 9001 certification obtained.

1995
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1st Platforms

Launch of the access platforms.

1994
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Manitou Portugal

Opening of the Manitou Portugal subsidiary

1993
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1st MRTs

Marketing of the first MRT rotating telescopic forklift trucks.

1991
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Manitou BeNeLux

Opening of the Manitou BeNeLux subsidiary.

1989
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1st Agriculture telehandlers

Launch of the first agriculture telehandlers.

1986
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Manitou Italy

Opening of the Manitou Italy subsidiary.

1984

Stock Exchange

Company is listed on the Stock Exchange.

1981
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1st 4-Wheel Drive Telehandler

Launch of the first Manitou 4-wheel drive telescopic truck.

1972

Toyota

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

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Manitou UK

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

1969
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4 WD

Launch of the 4 WD, first 4-wheel drive machine.

1958
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Manitou

Birth of the Manitou truck (MC5) based on the idea of Marcel Braud. Creation and registration of the Manitou trademark.

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