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

Potain cranes help Larsen & Toubro build India’s Statue of Unity

Three Potain MR 295 H20 luffing jib cranes and MC 205 B top-slewing crane were selected for the historic Statue of Unity project in Gujarat. The Potain MR 295 H20 is perfect for work in confined spaces and the MC 205 B is a reliable and proven performer. Four Potain tower cranes are helping to build … Read more

NFT provides huge Potain fleet for new terminal at Kuwait International Airport

Turkish contractor Limak İnşaat is using 26 Potain tower cranes on the project, including six heavyweight MD 1100 special application cranes. The cranes were chosen for their strength and reliability and will help pour 1 million m3 of concrete and over 100,000 t of structural steel. Limak İnşaat is using 26 Potain tower cranes to construct … 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

Potain tower cranes help construct new Serbian development

Six Potain tower cranes are helping construct a unique development in Serbia’s capital city, Belgrade. The development, named Belgrade Waterfront, is the first of its kind in the country and will see 1.8 million sq. m added to the city’s riverfront. It will feature over 6,000 residencies, as well as offices, hotels, shopping malls and … Read more

Valente wins “Best Self-Erecting Cranes Sales Progression” award

(L-R: Orlando Mota, Manitowoc; Aaron Ravenscroft, Manitowoc; Stephane Giraudo, Manitowoc; Jean-Philippe Valente, Valente; Charles Valente, Valente; Barry Pennypacker, Manitowoc; Sébastien Gaucher, Valente; and Xavier Bochet, Manitowoc) Long-term Potain partner Valente Grue Assistance has received the Manitowoc Award for “Best Self-Erecting Cranes Sales Progression 2017” after achieving outstanding sales results last year. Valente was presented with … Read more

First Hup 40-30 Potain cranes delivered in Russia

Moscow-based crane rental company TOPKRAN-RENT has purchased four new Potain Hup cranes – the first to be sold in Russia. The well-established contractor has purchased four new Hup 40-30 self-erecting cranes. All four cranes will be put to work on a four-month project in the capital. TOPKRAN-RENT is already familiar with the Potain self-erecting cranes … 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

Maxim Crane Works adds 48 Potain tower cranes

Maxim Crane Works (Maxim) has added 48 new Potain top-slewing tower cranes to its already expansive Potain fleet. The Newport, Kentucky-based company will start taking deliveries of the new tower cranes beginning in May of 2018. According to Frank Bardonaro, chief operating officer for Maxim, the order reflects his continued confidence in Manitowoc Cranes and … Read more