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Manitex Names Versalift East as Distributor of Manitex Knuckleboom Cranes

March 21, 2018 - Manitex International, Inc. has named Versalift East LLC, Bethlehem, Pa., as a distributor of its knuckleboom cranes and aerial lifts in the eastern United States.

Versalift is among the most-recognized domestic brands in manufacturing and servicing for electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, and municipal vehicles, and is a key player in new, used, and rental equipment markets.

Versalift East distribute the Manitex A62, Skycrane, and industrial crane product lines in: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

Versalift East will also distribute the articulating knuckleboom cranes of Manitex subsidiary PM in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Joel Steirer, general manager for Versalift East, said, “We at Versalift East are pleased to introduce you to our latest partnership. Manitex is widely known for the quality of their cranes and lift equipment, and we are pleased to be able to provide our customers an even wider range of equipment to fit their needs.”

Sam Rooke, product manager for Manitex, commented, “We are pleased with the addition of Versalift to our ever-expanding distribution network. With Versalift East’s deep industry expertise and significant customer service and support resources, and history as a leader in new, used, and rental markets, we are confident they are fully prepared to meet the growing demand for Manitex International products.”

Initial deliveries from Manitex will start in the first half of 2018.


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