Manitex International, Inc., a leading international provider of cranes and specialized lifting equipment, announced that it has finalized new orders totaling 42 Manitex cranes from Cropac Equipment, Inc. headquartered in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. The new orders will be used for retail sales and rental fleet needs across Canada, which now includes Cropac’s expanded territory of British Columbia.
The orders cover a wide range of cranes with capacities from 17 to 50 tons. In total, this new purchase will add more than 1,350 tons of lifting capacity to the Cropac’s sales and rental fleet, giving customers multiple options to suit their needs. Initial shipments are scheduled for the first half of 2018, and the total value of the order is approximately $6.3 Million.
Bill Finkle, President of Cropac commented, “Cropac’s dedication to the Manitex brand is apparent with this order. As one of North America’s largest Manitex dealer’s, Cropac is committed to our long-standing relationship of over 30 years. Cropac’s customers trust that we will provide them with the highest quality boom trucks, that not only meet their very specific needs, but provide superior up-time giving our customers a strong ROI. Manitex has shown that they exceed these expectations and we believe they will continue to do so in the future.”
“Cropac has represented Manitex for 30 years and is one of our original distributors. These orders are representative of Cropac’s continued confidence in and commitment to Manitex’s products, as well as Cropac’s confidence in the strengthening crane market. And now that Cropac’s coverage includes British Columbia, Cropac will represent Manitex throughout Canada with infrastructure to provide sales and aftermarket support nationwide,” said Randy Robertson, Director of Sales and Marketing for Manitex, Inc.