Manitex International, Inc. Features New 70-Ton Crane at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014

Manitex to Showcase Innovative Lifting and Handling Equipment Product Lines at Booth #2115 in Gold Lot at Las Vegas Convention Center March 4-8, 2014

Feb 18, 2014, 08:30 ET from Manitex International, Inc.

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced its participation in CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 in Las Vegas, NV, on March 4-8, 2014. Attendees wishing to meet with management and see firsthand the Company's innovative and highly engineered products are cordially invited to attend Manitex International's Booth, #2115 in the Gold Lot at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Manitex International's CONEXPO lineup will feature the Manitex TC700, which, at a lifting capacity of 70 tons, is the company's most technologically-advanced and largest crane to date. Launched approximately nine months ago, the TC700 marked the Company's entry into the higher capacity global truck crane market. Deliveries for this model began in late 2013.

Also featured at CONEXPO will be a range of Manitex lifting products including the Manitex 50155GT, a soft track crawler crane that is an exceptional choice for power line construction and mining applications, the Manitex Cab-Down M150 and CD90i Pick and Carry unit, the 3051T, 50128S, 40134S, 50155SHL, and 2892C truck mouthed cranes. Manitex LiftKing rough terrain forklifts, Load-King trailers and the electric powered Valla 250-E pick and carry crane will also be on display as well.

The Manitex team is proud to be participating in CONEXPO again, which is one of the top industrial trade shows for the industry held every three years, and looks forward to providing attendees an update on the company's current product portfolio, which continues to grow through both in-house product development and the acquisition of lifting and materials handling product lines and brands. We welcome dealers, partners, suppliers and all other industry participants to meet us at the event and discuss ways to develop business in 2014 and beyond.

We will host a reception at Gold Lot Booth 2115 between 3PM5PM on Wednesday March 5, 2014, to introduce some of our key people over appetizers and refreshments, at our "Manitex Reception."

About Manitex International, Inc.

Manitex International, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of highly engineered and customizable lifting, material and container handling equipment, spanning boom truck, telescopic, rough terrain and industrial cranes, reach stackers and associated container handling equipment, rough terrain forklifts,  mobile liquid and solid containment solutions, and specialized trailers and  mission oriented vehicles, including parts support. We have accumulated nearly a dozen brands since going public in 2006 and operate internationally through eight subsidiaries with design and manufacturing facilities in the USA, Canada and Italy.

Manitex Inc., in Georgetown, TX, manufactures a  comprehensive line of boom truck and telescopic cranes and sign cranes , primarily used in industrial projects, energy exploration and infrastructure development, including roads, bridges, and commercial construction. Badger Equipment Company, in Winona, MN, manufactures specialized rough terrain and industrial cranes and primarily serves the needs of the construction, municipality, and railroad industries. Our Italian subsidiary, CVS Ferrari, srl, designs and manufactures a range of reach stackers and associated lifting equipment for the global container handling market.  Our Manitex Liftking subsidiary is a provider of material handling equipment including the Noble straight-mast rough terrain forklift product line, Lowry high capacity cushion tired forklift as well as specialized carriers, heavy material handling transporters and steel mill equipment. Manitex Liftking's rough terrain forklifts are used in commercial applications and by the world's largest military and peace keeping organizations. Our subsidiary, Manitex Load King located in Elk Point, South Dakota is a manufacturer of specialized engineered trailers and hauling systems, typically used for transporting heavy equipment. Manitex Sabre based in Knox, Indiana, builds mobile specialized tanks for liquid storage and containment solutions for a variety of end markets such as petrochemical, waste management and oil and gas drilling. Manitex Valla located in Piacenza, Italy, manufactures a full range of mobile precision pick and carry cranes from 2 to 90 tons, using electric, diesel, and hybrid power options with configurable special applications designed specifically to meet the needs of its customers.

Our Crane and Machinery division is a Chicago based distributor of cranes including Terex truck and rough terrain cranes, PM knuckle boom cranes and our own Manitex International brands. Crane and Machinery provides aftermarket service in its local market as well as being a leading distributor of OEM crane parts, supplying parts to customers throughout the United States and internationally.  The division also provides a wide range of used and refurbished lifting and construction equipment of various ages and conditions as well as operating a rental fleet of equipment to the Tri-state area.

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Manitex International, Inc.

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Peter Seltzberg

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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