Manitou History

Manitou History

Manitou, began its roots in a family tradition of innovation and imaginative power. For generations, the Braud family has dedicated themselves to creating innovative products for the lifting and handling markets.

Manufacturing its first truck in 1957, MANITOU is a pioneer in the rough terrain forklift market. By responding to market trends, MANITOU offers a complete line of rough terrain handling equipment adapted to the specific needs of each industry. The long history of reliable, relevant equipment has led to more than 500,000 MANITOU Group machines sold to more than 120 countries.

This worldwide presence is backed up by a MANITOU dealer network staffed with trained mechanics and sales specialists to help you with your material handling requirements.

M SERIES

ROUGH TERRAIN FORKLIFTS
The Manitou M Series Tier IV Rough Terrain Forklifts are unrivaled in the market with over 60 years of field experience, innovation, and customer feedback. These machines are known for their maneuverability and superior performance in the most extreme conditions. This makes the M Series Rough Terrain Forklifts suitable for diverse markets offering multiple machine options ranging from 6,000 lbs. (2750 kg) to 11,000 (5000 kg) of lift capacity.

  • Lift capacities from 6,000 to 11,000 lbs. (2750 to 5000 kg)
  • Lift heights up to 21’4" (6.5 m)
  • Tight turning radius 10'2" (3.10m)
  • 360º visibility with spacious cab and ergonomic controls
  • Choice of hydrostatic or torque convertor transmission