Customers preview new Potain MCT 565 on Chinese factory tour

More than 40 customers from four countries visit the Manitowoc factory in Zhangjiagang, China. Visitors get a sneak preview of the new Potain MCT 565 topless crane. A group of more than 40 customers from across Asia Pacific toured Manitowoc’s Potain factory in Zhangjiagang, China, in June to see firsthand the production improvements at the … Read more

Manitowoc delivers landmark Grove GMK4100L-1 with serial number 100 at special ceremony

Manitowoc has sold its 100th Grove GMK4100L-1 all terrain crane The hugely popular four-axle crane was only launched in Q3 2016 Italian customer Sollevamenti Mancini took delivery of crane at a ceremony at Manitowoc’s factory in Wilhelmshaven, Germany Manitowoc has delivered its 100th Grove GMK4100L-1 all-terrain crane, despite it only hitting the market in Q3 … Read more

Manitowoc announces ‘Best Sales Progression in 2017’ Dealer Award

Manitowoc Cranes has announced the second winner of its prestigious Dealer Awards during Intermat in Paris, France. Matebat won ‘Best Sales Progression in 2017’ after an exceptional sales performance last year. Philippe Cohet, president of Matebat, was presented with the award by executive vice president of Manitowoc Cranes, Aaron Ravenscroft. “We believe that what we … Read more

Potain’s longest serving dealer recognized at Intermat Paris

Manitowoc has recognized its longest-serving distribution partner for Potain tower cranes at Intermat Paris 2018. Luxembourg dealer ELWE has been selling Potain cranes for 66 years, having begun its partnership with the French crane brand in 1952. ELWE was presented the award during a ceremony at the Manitowoc booth. Company chairman René Weidig was there … Read more

Manitowoc appoints WATM as dealer for South Australia

Manitowoc has increased its support to customers in South Australia (SA) with the appointment of WATM Crane Sales & Service as its exclusive dealer for the region. WATM has over 40 years of construction equipment experience — 18 as Manitowoc’s dealer in Western Australia (WA). The company will be responsible for the sales and support … Read more

Bigge adds 25 Potain towers

US crane rental and sales company Bigge Crane and Rigging Co has ordered 25 new Potain tower cranes to expand its national fleet. They are all 10 tonne capacity Potain MDT219 J10 flat top models from the City Class Series (CCS) by Manitowoc Cranes. Commenting on the deal, Jesse Sullivan, Bigge tower crane and hoist sales … Read more

Manitowoc brings latest class of tower cranes to Intermat 2018

Manitowoc Cranes will have a sizeable presence at Intermat 2018 in Paris, France, showcasing two new tower cranes alongside a wide range of comprehensive support services. On display at the show will be two great examples of Potain’s cutting-edge technological advancements: the Hup self-erecting crane range and an MDT 389, the largest of its CCS topless … Read more

Manitowoc Crane’s Eric Etchart Retires

After 33 years working at Manitowoc, Eric Etchart has retired. He held the president and general manager post from 2007 to 2015. Mostly based in USA, Etchart also travels around to work in China, Singapore, Italy and France. Etchart will now work outside the crane industry on company boards and as a non-executive director in … Read more