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.
Tip - If you are trying to find Manitou Forklifts near the UK you may need to be aware that a forklift truck is a machine that has forks to lift loads whereas telehandlers have forks that extend outwards and upwards away from the telehandler body.
While trying to find Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK be aware that a dealer generally sells a new product and an independent dealer is usually a supplier who doesn’t sell a main line but services a range of different manufacturers.
Tip - If you are considering Manitou Forklifts near the UK it may be useful to you to know that in the UK a standard pallet is around 2tonnes in weight and therefore a standard forklift will carry up to 2.5tonnes.
While investigating Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK make sure you check for black smoke coming out of the exhaust during operation. This is usually a carburettor problem and on a diesel forklift can be caused by worn injectors or a worn injector pump.