Manitex International, Inc. Welcomes Crane Sales & Service to North American “Knuckleboom” Dealer Network | Construction News

Manitex International, Inc., a leading international provider of cranes and specialized industrial equipment, has appointed Nebraska-based Crane Sales & Service as a Manitex-PM knuckleboom dealer for Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota & Iowa.

Steve Kiefer, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Manitex International, commented, “This agreement is an excellent fit for Manitex as it immediately increases the breadth of Midwest distribution for the Manitex-PM knuckleboom cranes.  Crane Sales & Service handles a broad range of products and understands the model for success in the knuckleboom truck market.  I am confident that their knowledgeable sales and service personnel will be of great benefit to our mutual customers.”

Hugh Murphy, General Manager for Crane Sales & Service added, “Everyone at Crane Sales & Service is excited to represent Manitex’s full line of articulating cranes. We made an extensive internal survey of all leading knuckleboom truck brands and determined the Manitex was the recognized leader in innovation and value.  This makes Manitex-PM the perfect fit for us. Our ability to offer the full line of Manitex-PM articulating and drywall cranes is of great benefit to us and I am looking forward to the successful sales of these high-quality cranes to our customers.  Manitex’s ‘UpTime’ program is consistent with our view of selling ‘uptime’ to our customer by providing cranes that are backed with industry leading parts, service, and support.“

“We are certain that Crane Sales & Service and Manitex will prove to be a successful combination, as we strive to provide our customers with the industry’s best products, service, and support, and become a leader in this high growth area of the industrial equipment market,” Mr. Kiefer concluded.