Manitou adds Able Equipment Rental to dealer network

Manitou adds Able Equipment Rental to dealer network

Able will represent Manitou heavy telescopic handlers and rotating telescopic handlers in the Northeast.

June 12, 2017
Recycling Today Staff
Equipment & Products

Ancenis, France-based Manitou Group, a manufacturer of rough terrain material handling equipment, has announced the addition of Able Equipment Rental Inc., Deer Park, New York, to its dealer network.

Able Equipment Rental will partner with Manitou to sell the heavy capacity telescopic handlers (MHT product line) and rotating telescopic handlers (MRT product line) at the company’s Deer Park, New York, and Pennsauken, New Jersey, locations. 

“We are proud to have Able Equipment Rental Inc. join our Manitou dealer network,” says Chris Mathijs, Manitou Americas director of sales and marketing. “Able Equipment Rental is a major supplier of rental products to the industrial and construction equipment market and we are confident that given their track record in the market, they will provide expert sales, service and parts for Manitou equipment.” 

Steve Laganas, founder and CEO of Able Equipment Rental, adds, “We’re very excited to be adding a well-respected, high-quality brand like Manitou and are honored to be part of their dealer network. We look forward to a valued partnership along with offering key Manitou products and exceptional customer service to Able’s growing list of customers.”


Founded in 1996, Able Equipment Rental is a Northeast regional leader in the construction equipment industry with locations in New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia areas. Able offers an extensive range of aerial, material handling and earth moving equipment; power generators and power distribution; mobile HVAC, lighting and air compression units; truck trailers; atrium lifts and many other types of special-purpose heavy-duty equipment in addition to equipment service, parts, inspection, maintenance, refurbishment and transportation. Able is an authorized rental and sales representative for a number of the heavy-duty equipment manufacturers in the United States and offers certified training in all the equipment types it rents and sells.

Manitou Group designs, manufactures, distributes and services all-terrain material handling equipment for construction, agricultural, mining and industrial applications. The company’s product range offerings include, telehandlers; all-terrain, semi-industrial and industrial masted forklifts; skid-steers, track loaders and articulated loaders; access platforms; truck-mounted forklifts; and warehousing equipment and attachments.

Through its core brands—Manitou, Gehl and Mustang—the company’s international network spans more than 1,400 independent dealers.