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Manitowoc announces ‘Best Sales Progression in 2017’ Dealer Award


  • Leading French Potain dealer Matebat won the award during a ceremony at Intermat Paris 2018.
  • Matebat is the biggest rental company for tower cranes in France and has represented Potain since 1992.

Manitowoc Cranes has announced the second winner of its prestigious Dealer Awards during Intermat in Paris, France. Matebat won ‘Best Sales Progression in 2017’ after an exceptional sales performance last year.

Philippe Cohet, president of Matebat, was presented with the award by executive vice president of Manitowoc Cranes, Aaron Ravenscroft.

“We believe that what we accomplished in 2017 is just the beginning,” said Cohet. “We know we can do better. But, all things combined, I see a great future for our association. We are very proud to support the Potain brand throughout our country.”

Matebat was established in 1982 and has represented Potain since 1992. It is the largest rental company for tower cranes in France, with over 250 employees and 12 service centers across the country.

About The Manitowoc Company, Inc.
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (“Manitowoc”) was founded in 1902 and has over a 117-year tradition of providing high-quality products and support services that are tailored to customers’ needs. Its 2019 net sales were approximately $1.83 billion. Manitowoc is one of the world's leading providers of engineered lifting solutions. Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Manitowoc designs, manufactures, markets and supports comprehensive product lines of mobile telescopic cranes, tower cranes, lattice-boom crawler cranes, boom trucks and industrial cranes under the Grove, Potain, Manitowoc, National Crane, Shuttlelift and Manitowoc Crane Care brand names.
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