Search the Forklift Network to Find Manitou Forklifts
One day in 1957, Marcel Braud, the founder of Manitou, thought up the principle of an original device by turning around the shape of a farm tractor and adding to it a lifting mast and hydraulic steering?
Thus the world's first rough-terrain forklift-truck was born. It proved the company's success and led to it becoming world famous. Manitou now has a presence in over 120 countries.
While you are researching Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK bear in mind the skills of your operators. Not all operators are comfortable with a manual transmission, however these are generally more robust than automatic transmission and easier and cheaper to repair and maintain.
Whilst searching for Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK bear in mind that safety can be improved if your new forklift has a maximum drive speed setting to help ensure operators stick to workplace speed limits.
While investigating Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK be aware that a worn steer axle on a second-hand forklift can make it difficult to manoeuvre and be expensive to repair. Check the wheels and if they are not perpendicular to the ground this might be a problem.
If you are investigating Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK and you are considering purchasing a second hand gas or diesel forklift it is always advisable to test the engine to make sure it starts up easily and doesn’t smoke.