Manitowoc sets the standard for lifting innovation

Manitowoc is committed to providing the most innovative, advanced and comprehensive range of lifting solutions with products that have long set the standard for excellence worldwide: Grove mobile telescoping cranes, Manitowoc lattice boom crawler cranes, Potain tower cranes, National Crane boom trucks and Shuttlelift industrial cranes. In addition to our outstanding product lines, Manitowoc offers outstanding support services through Manitowoc Crane Care.

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  • Friday, September 22, 2017
    Customized Potain tower cranes support steel yard logistics

    Two specially adapted Potain tower cranes, an MD 1100 and an MD 1600, are being used to load steel slabs, which vary in weight from 15 t to 50 t, onto trucks at a steel yard in Vallese di Oppeano, Italy. In collaboration with Bergamo-based Potain crane distributor Techind, Manitowoc supplied the cranes to industrial plant and steel yard management company, Ecoenergy. The company is responsible for internal and external logistics at the steel yard, which is owned by one of Russia’s largest steel companies.
  • Thursday, September 14, 2017
    Shawmut Equipment celebrates 60 years in the lifting industry

    Shawmut Equipment, one of Manitowoc Cranes’ leading distributors, is celebrating its 60th year in the cranes and lifting business. Over the last six decades, the Manchester, Connecticut-based company has been an integral part of Manitowoc’s expansion into the northeastern United States, as well as the Atlantic provinces of Canada. Shawmut offers a full range of Manitowoc, Grove, Potain and National Crane-branded cranes, in addition to a variety of utility equipment.
  • Monday, September 11, 2017
    Indonesia’s Kokar WIKA orders more Potain MCT 205 cranes

    Kokar WIKA has purchased a further four Potain MCT 205 tower cranes over the past 12 months to strengthen its growing rental fleet. The cranes were all ordered through Multicrane Perkasa, Manitowoc’s exclusive dealer for Potain cranes in Indonesia. Prior to this latest order, Kokar WIKA had 20 Potain machines, including a further two MCT 205 units. The MCT 205 is a topless tower crane with a maximum capacity of 10 t and up to 65 m of jib.
  • Friday, September 08, 2017
    Potain tower cranes construct the world’s second longest span suspension bridge in China

    Six Potain cranes are working to construct a record-breaking bridge: the Yangsigang Bridge in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The gigantic project involves the construction of a 4,134 m double-deck suspension bridge with a main span that stretches 1,700 m across the Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia.
  • Wednesday, September 06, 2017
    Potain cranes go to work on South Korean LNG terminal

    Cranes help to build three storage tanks with a capacity of 200 million liters each.
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