1984 : Manitou shares are listed on the on the Paris Stock Exchanges unlisted securities market.
1989 : 1st MLT MANISCOPIC designed for the agricultural market
1989 : Initial telescopic forklift truck sales in agriculture
1991 : Takeover of LOC MANUTENTION and enlargement of its warehousing equipment operations.
1995 : Development of activities in aerial platforms for personnel and in truck-mounted forklifts.
1995 : Establishment of a joint venture with Toyota for the manufacture of industrial forklift trucks for European market.
2003 : Expansion of manufacturing facilities in the United States and Italy
2004 : MANITOU celebrates the release of its 200,000th rough-terrain forklift truck by changing its logo.
2004 : Form partnerships agreement with Gehl (United States) for Industrial and commercial applications.
2005 : Setting up of subsidiaries in China and Australia.
2005 : Manitou UK Ltd adopted as new company name in place of Manitou (Site Lift) Ltd, for UK distributor.
2006 : Madame Andrée BRAUD, founder of MANITOU passed away on the 1st of April.
2007 : Opening of a new Spare Parts Center for Europe.
2008 : Began purchasing Gehl, deal not closed until 2011. Includes the Mustang brand as well.
2012 : Signed strategic alliance with Yanmar. Manitou will sell compact excavators built by Yanmar under the Gehl and Mustang brands, and supply Yanmar with Skid-steer loaders and compact track loaders to be sold under the Yanmar brand. Manitou had previously sourced compact excavators and all-wheel steer loaders from the Wacker Neuson Group.