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Manitou guarantees you access to our world-class service and support system throughout South Africa with key centres in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. Other areas include KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Vaal Triangle, Free State and North West Province, and into Africa.

With a highly skilled team of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) trained technicians, you have access to our national service and support system to minimise any downtime for maximum productivity.

Manitou Southern Africa offers premium services to help you maximise productivity in industries ranging from timber, mining, warehousing, agriculture, defence to construction.


  • Minimise downtime for fast turnaround times

  • Provide on-going communication with skilled technicians through our operations room

  • Comprehensive parts availability and short delivery periods

  • Follow ups on every call-out is standard Manitou practice

We offer 24 hour assistance, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!


Manitou handling equipment comes standard with a 12 month or 2 000 hour warranty, whichever occurs first. We offer an extended warranty that will come into effect after the original manufacturer's warranty expires.

Our extended warranty offering is available in:

  • Additional 12 months or 1 000 hours 

  • Additional 12 months or 2 000 hours 

  • Additional 24 months or 3 000 hours 

  • Additional 24 months or 4 000 hours


With over 40 years of technical experience and expertise in developing rough terrain handling equipment, we pride ourselves in providing only the best services and premium quality equipment.

Our service and full maintenance contracts provide our customers fixed costs, maximum uptime and lifetime guarantees. This helps ensure that equipment continues to comply with safety regulations and that it is maintained and serviced to OEM standards.

  • Experienced technicians are available to evaluate all machines when serviced and replace consumable parts that do not meet OEM standards

  • Our technicians have access to international expertise, providing proficient maintenance and service

  • Call-out and labour are worked into each service contract, allowing for expense predictability

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