Designed for industrial use across a range of sectors, Manitou’s product range caters for numerous industries including agriculture, construction, landscaping and forestry ,mining and warehousing. With over 60 years of global experience, we are at the forefront of equipment design, all of which can be customised for unique applications.

Manitou’s product inventory comprise extensive ranges of telehandlers – including the world’s largest telehandler, diesel and electric forklifts, skid steer and track loaders, scissor liftsaccess platforms, warehousing equipment and comprehensive attachments for each of its product ranges.

Whatever your required equipment solution, Manitou will plan it for optimal effectiveness and efficiency to help you maximise productivity. Our clients also have access to Manitou’s world-class service and support system.

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With of 19 models available, Manitou telehandlers (telescopic handlers) are versatile and will optimise any heavy-duty handling task. Maximum lifting capacities up to 35 tons and heights up to 30 meters! READ MORE


With over 30 models to choose from, Manitou electric and diesel/LPG forklifts are designed for maximum loads up to 7 tons in both indoor and extreme rough terrain applications. READ MORE

Loaders Range

Our range of track loaders, skid steer loaders and articulated loaders are compact, robust and durable - lifting up to 1.7 tons to heights of 1.7 meters. A range of EDGE attachments are available. READ MORE


Skid steer loader and telehandler attachments from Manitou increase productivity and minimise costs, and can be custom-designed to meet your requirements. READ MORE

Warehouse Equipment

Warehousing equipment from Manitou includes comprehensive ranges of electric forklifts, pallet stackers, order pickers and pallet trucks guaranteeing easy manoeuvrability with increased safety. READ MORE

Scissor Lifts

Scissor lifts from Manitou lift personnel loads of up to 680 kilograms to overhead work areas of over 14 m in under 40 seconds! READ MORE

Access Platforms

Access platforms from Manitou includes both electric and diesel powered variants, with load capacities of 350 kilograms and heights of over 27 metres. READ MORE

  • Material handling equipment from Manitou is available throughout South Africa, including: Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, North West Province, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Western Cape and Eastern Cape
  • Manitou also has dealers in Africa, including: Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

Latest news from Manitou

  • Manitou launches new 2-in-1 Access Platform Manitou Southern Africa has recently launched the new Man-Go 12 access platform, offering clients in construction, mining and industry the benefits of both articulated and telescopic functions in a compact, easy-to-use design.... READ MORE
  • Manitou celebrates the festive season with The Rock Five One Day Care orphanage The Rock Five One Day Care has been up and running for over 4 years. It currently cares for 25 children from the ages of 1 to 5 years old. ... READ MORE
  • Grand Opening Of Manitou SA New Premises This opening ceremony was an important milestone for Manitou SA and we forward to growing the business even further in our new space.... READ MORE

Save money with Manitou material handling equipment

By improving reliability, operating efficiency and machine capability, Manitou helps to get jobs done faster, without hassles, and with fewer resources. This translates into substantial savings through reduced unplanned downtime, repair costs and labour hours.