Manitex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized industrial equipment, today announced the expansion of its trolley boom crane distribution and service network to include DC Bates Equipment Co. headquartered in Hopedale, MA.
DC Bates to join Manitex distribution network.
DC Bates joins the growing network of dealers who are supporting Manitex products across the globe, and 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 a variety of crane and rigging customers throughout the country since 1985.
Steve Kiefer, president, chief operating officer commented, “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.”