Tag: Manitowoc

Grove Cranes Celebrates 75 Years

This year marks the 75th anniversary of crane manufacturer Grove. The company is one of the most recognized brands in the industry with operations located around the world. Grove’s selection of products includes all terrain, Read More

April 1st, 2022 | Tags: , ,

Manitowoc Improves Carrier Cab on Grove Cranes

Crane manufacturer Manitowoc recently introduced improvements to the carrier cab features on specific models of Grove cranes. The 4- and 5-axle models include GMK4090-1, GMK4100L-2, GMK5150-1, and GMK5150L-1 all-terrain cranes according to a recent post Read More

June 21st, 2021 | Tags: ,

Two New Grove Five-axle All Terrains

Manitowoc has launched two new five-axle Grove all terrain cranes, the GMK5180-1 and GMK5200-1. The cranes join the recently-launched GMK5250L and incorporate several of its features and benefits, including a Viab turbo retarder clutch which Read More

August 19th, 2015 | Tags: , , , ,

Manitowoc 2014 Sales Revenues Down

For the full year 2014 sales revenue at Manitowoc Cranes was down 8% to $2.3 billion. Operating earnings declined from $218.8 million to $163.9 million the previous year.   In the fourth quarter 2014 net Read More

February 2nd, 2015 | Tags: , , , ,

Manitowoc Will Soon Split Into Two Separate Companies

The Manitowoc Company has revealed plans to separate its crane manufacturing and food service businesses and form two separate publically-traded companies.   The Manitowoc board of directors has approved the move and “anticipates effecting the Read More

January 30th, 2015 | Tags: , , , ,

Manitowoc Delivers 400th Unit of 2250 Crawler Crane

Crane manufacturer Manitowoc has delivered its 400th Manitowoc 2250 crawler crane built at its factory in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA. It was delivered to the shipbuilding division of Fincantieri Marine Group, based in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The Read More

October 16th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , ,

Manitowoc Reaches Grove Crane Sales Milestone

Manitowoc has celebrated the sale of the 200th Grove GMK6300L and the 50th GMK6400 during an event at its manufacturing plant in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. The 200th GMK6300L was sold to Austrian transport and lifting specialist Read More

May 16th, 2014 | Tags: , , , ,

Double Digit Decline in Q1 Net Sales for Manitowoc

First-quarter 2014 net sales in the Manitowoc Crane segment of the Manitowoc Company were $466.7 million, down 14.2% on the $544.0 million from the same period of 2013. The decline “resulted from the lower level Read More

Manitowoc Unveils Two Crawler Cranes

Officially unveiled this week by Manitowoc are new 715 ton and 330 ton capacity crawler cranes. Both of the lattice boom models have the Variable Position Counterweight system previously seen on the USA-headquartered manufacturer’s flagship Read More

March 7th, 2014 | Tags: , , , ,

Synthetic Rope On Grove Cranes in 2014

Hoist rope for mobile cranes made from synthetic fiber has been launched by manufacturer Samson and crane maker Manitowoc. The KZTM100 synthetic rope for mobile cranes was unveiled at the ConExpo show in Las Vegas, Read More

Grove’s Long-boom 70-ton Rough Terrain at ConExpo 2014

Among the mobile cranes sure to attract attention at ConExpo 2014 will be the new Grove RT770E rough-terrain crane. The 70-ton capacity crane has the longest boom in its class, at 138 ft., and is Read More

January 22nd, 2014 | Tags: , , , ,

Manitowoc Announces Redesign of Shuttlelift Model

Manitowoc reports there will be a complete redesign of its Shuttlelift CD5520 industrial crane on display at ConExpo in March. The 20-ton Shuttlelift CD5520 has a 54’6” four-section, full-power boom. The model replaces the CD5560B Read More

Expert Advice: Hydraulic Cylinder Drift and Its Implications

Astrid Hager-Guthrie, global product director for all-terrain cranes at Manitowoc Cranes, discusses cylinder drift with Lift and Access. Drift not only occurs in cranes but also in telescopic handlers, aerial lifts, and other equipment that Read More

Grove to Present a New All-Terrain Crane at Bauma 2013

Visitors to the Manitowoc stand at Bauma 2013 will see one of the first production versions of the Grove GMK6400 all-terrain crane. The prototype of the crane has appeared at previous events, but this year’s Read More

Manitowoc Opens New Plant in Brazil

Manitowoc has officially opened its new production facility in Brazil, with more than 400 people attending the ceremony and celebrations.  The facility, the company’s first in South America, is located in Passo Fundo, in the Read More