|Exchange:||NASDAQ national market|
|Stock:||Manitex International, Inc.|
|Manitex International, Inc. was incorporated in Michigan. The Company is a provider of engineered lifting solutions. It operates in two business segments the Lifting Equipment segment and the Equipment Distribution segment. The Company designs, manufactures and distributes a group of products that serve different functions and are used in a variety of industries. Through its Manitex subsidiary it markets a line of boom trucks and sign cranes. Manitex’s boom trucks and crane products are mainly used for industrial projects, energy exploration and infrastructure development, including, roads, bridges and commercial construction. Its subsidiary, Badger Equipment Company, acquired on July 10, 2009, is a manufacturer of specialized rough terrain cranes and material handling products, including a newly introduced 30-ton model, The Badger product line includes lattice cranes with 20 to 30 ton lifting capacity marketed under the Little Giant trade name, and specialized 15 and 30 ton rough terrain cranes sold under the Badger name. Badger mainly serves the needs of the construction, municipality, and railroad industries. On December 31, 2009, its subsidiary, Manitex Load King, Inc. acquired the operating assets of Load King Trailers, an Elk Point, South Dakota-based manufacturer of specialized custom trailers and hauling systems, typically used for transporting heavy equipment. Load King trailers serves niche markets in the commercial construction, railroad, military, and equipment rental industries through a dealer network. Equipment Distribution segment also supplies repair parts for a variety of medium to heavy duty construction equipment sold both domestically and internationally. Its crane products are used mainly for infrastructure development and commercial constructions, applications include road and bridge construction, general contracting, roofing, scrap handling and sign construction and maintenance. The Company offers its sign cranes through a network of dealers who sell to family run and smaller sized businesses. Trademarks include: Manitex and Lifyking. The Company competes with Linamar, Sellick, Harlo, Manitou, Mastercraft, and Load Lifter in selling rough terrain forklifts.|
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