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Manitowoc: More than just cranes!

Most readers will associate the name Manitowoc with cranes, but another significant division is Foodservice Equipment – in which the company is an Industry leader in market share, product innovation and aftermarket support.


Specialising in the manufacture of rapid cook ovens and cooking ranges under the Merrychef eikon and Moorwood Vulcan brand names, Manitowoc’s Sheffield factory manufactures for a global market and the warehouse distributes both equipment and parts to customers and service partners worldwide!

To ensure the smooth operation of the manufacturing plant and the warehouse a ME316 Manitou 3 wheeled electric forklift and an EP18 pedestrian truck have been supplied by local Manitou Industry dealer, Hessle of Castleford. Craig Wilkins Warehouse and Spares Value Stream Manager commented: The ME316 is what we call “container specification”; it is neat and compact and therefore ideal for unloading large consignments of steel and oven components as well as general loading duties in the yard and warehouse.  Our operators are all very impressed with the performance of the machine – a real “step up” from more conventional trucks. The fleet manager system of the ME316 has given our management team full driver accountability with impact sensors, logging of hours worked and advance warning of when operators need to renew their licences”.

The Pedestrian Truck is excellent for supplying components to the production line with the ability to take pallets of parts direct to where they are needed and the required parts are easily removed at a workable height to reduce manual handling.

The majority of components are bought in from third party companies. Steel metal is cut and shaped to the exact requirements of the production line.

Manitowoc Foodservice is a truly global organization with its global HQ in Tampa, Florida and EMEA HQ in Guildford, Surrey.

Manitowoc Sheffield is one of two UK manufacturing plants- the other being Manitowoc Beverage Systems in Halesowen.


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