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.
If you are looking for Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK be aware that forklifts are peculiar machines. Their age is not necessarily a big concern unless they are need to be in use for anything in excess of 6 hours a day.
If you are trying to find Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK you might like to know that electric forklifts will generally short out if used in the rain. This can often result in the forklift needing a couple of days to dry out before it can be used again.
If you are investigating Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK remember that a cushion tyre is not actually padded. It is a solid rubber tyre that has no inner tube. They are really only suitable for warehouse type machines as they can only be used on hard surfaces like concrete or tarmac.
When searching for Manitou Forklifts in and around the UK bear in mind that while it is very expensive to buy a new battery for an electric forklift, you are in effect buying five years worth of fuel. It is generally considered to be around 25% cheaper to operate and maintain an electric forklift than an internal combustion gas or diesel forklift.