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Manitex Adds DC Bates as Trolley Boom Crane Distributor

October 16, 2018 - Manitex International Inc., Bridgeview, Illinois, has added DC Bates Equipment Co., headquartered in Hopedale, Massachusetts, to its network of dealers.


DC Bates’ initial orders for Manitex trolley boom trucks are underway for Bates’ retail sales group. 

DC Bates has been providing high quality material handling equipment and custom fabrications to crane and rigging customers throughout the country since 1985.

Steve Kiefer, president and chief operating officer of Manitex said, “Our successful launch of new products like the 110 Trolley Boom crane has played an important role in our new equipment sales ramp since the market bottom, and we are excited about the opportunity to supply Bates Equipment with the exceptional lifting products and service which Manitex is well-known for.”


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