Manitou: Handling Your World

Since Northern Lift Trucks became Manitou Dealers in 1985, the Manitou brand has gone from strength to strength throughout Northern Ireland and Co. Donegal.

Manitou pride themselves on technologically advanced machinery, designed to reduce your cost of ownership. Every Manitou machine is built for power, versatility and efficiency to make your day-to-day operations as productive as possible.

Manitou machinery began with the world’s first compact forklift, based on an idea by Marcel Braud in 1958.

Old Manitou Machine

Having established themselves as the provider of world class industrial masted forklift trucks, the
Manitou Telescopic Handler entered the market in quick succession. Today, the Manitou range of Telescopic Handlers, include Manitou’s Rotating Telescopic Handlers and Heavy Telescopic Handlers.

Manitou reached new heights in 1995, with the launch of their first aerial work platform, supplying access and handling solutions worldwide.


Sixty years of innovation have resulted in an extensive range of handling solutions which includes:-

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Manitou Northern Ireland

Telescopic Handlers


Models Available

Agricultural Telehandlers
Rotating Telehandlers
Heavy Load Telehandlers

Designed For

Cost Efficiency
Ease Of Use
✔ Manoeuvrability
Guaranteed  Safety

Compact Loaders

Manitou Compact Loader

Models Available

Articulated Loaders
Wheeled Skid Steers
Tracked Skid Steers

Designed For

Cost Efficiency

Masted Forklifts

Manitou Masted Forklift

Models Available

All-Terrain Forklifts
Semi-Industrial Forklifts
Industrial Forklifts

Designed For

Low Operating Costs

Access Solutions

Manitou Access Solutions

Models Available

Articulated Platforms
Scissor Lift Platforms
Telescopic Platforms
Vertical Mast Platforms

Designed For

Enhanced Safety
✔ Manoeuvrability
Ease Of Maintenance

Industrial Equipment

Manitou Order Pickers

Models Available

Articulated Masted Forklifts
Order Pickers & Stackers
Pallet Trucks
Industrial Tractors

Designed For

To be the machine that meets your needs

Northern Lift Trucks: Your Hire Industry Partner

Northern Lift Trucks position as the provider of Manitou Machinery in Northern Ireland, is further strengthened by NLT’s successful long-term relationships with the NI Hire Industry. NLT offer a wide variety of high quality and versatile machinery. The performance of Manitou machinery partnered with the reliability of NLT’s service ensures that adding any Manitou to your hire fleet will be a guaranteed, dependable income generator.

Balloo Hire
Balloo Hire
Bann Hire
CP Hire
FM Services
GA Parkes
Island View Plant Hire
JB Plant & Tool Hire
JN Hire
KDM Hire
Kellys Point Hire
Marley Hire
RL Services
RL Services

Manitou For Agriculture

Agriculture throughout Northern Ireland and Co. Donegal is a large and diverse industry. Manitou have a strong reputation for building the right machines to suit your demanding tasks and with their extensive range of attachments they can provide you with a Swiss army knife of tools for your applications.


Manitou For Construction

Construction sites are among the most challenging working conditions, staff must contend with the weather, dust and deadlines to name a few. Manitou recognises that safety, compactness and precision are essential to the successful running of your sites.

With a focus on easy to use machinery, your operators can be immediately productive as it is quick to master. The compactness and the manoeuvrability of the Manitou telehandlers, rotating telehandlers and access platforms makes them suitable for confined sites or in urban areas. The Manitou range of construction machinery can be used on any terrain; in addition their high ground clearance as well as their driving wheels allow you to develop in areas that are difficult to access and clear resulting obstacles.


Manitou For Industry

Do you work in an industry that requires reliable and high-performance handling solutions?

Manitou offer a wide range of solutions specifically adapted to your needs and constraints of a wide variety of industries. Manitou’s range of Industrial and Warehousing Equipment machinery allow you to save time for any type of activity (handling tyres, cylinders etc.) in complete safety and increase productivity.

Whether your needs are related to issues of height, performance, compactness or all these criteria, just contact us so we can show you the solutions that can increase your productivity.

Mining & Quarries
Oil & Gas
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