1958 - Created the first masted forklift terrain and launches the brand MANITOU.
1970 - Start of international expansion of the company.
1972 - partnership agreement with TOYOTA for sale TOYOTA industrial trucks in France.
1981 - Launch of the first models of telehandlers.
1984 - Launch of the company's shares MANITOU on the securities market in Paris.
1991 - Launch of sales of telehandlers in the agricultural market.
1993 - Takeover of LOC MANUTENTION and expansion of activities to the production of warehouse equipment.
1995 - Start of production of lifting platforms and trailer trucks.
1995 - Creation of a joint venture with TOYOTA for the production of industrial loaders for sale in Europe.
2003 - Creation of production sites in the US and in Italy.
2004 - MANITOU marks the release of the 200,000th truck terrain and changing the logo. The partnership agreement for the production and sales with the company GEHL (United States).
2005 - Updating the ISO 9001 certificate, issued by BVQI. Creating a branch in Australia.
2007 - Manitou opens an international logistics center for the shipment of spare parts area of 33 500m².