Manitou Center Singapore inaugurates new office, signs exclusive dealership with Ruthmann Bluelift

Manitou Center Singapore Pte Ltd, a dealer for Manitou Asia Pte Ltd, has officially inaugurated its newly registered office in Singapore and signed an exclusive dealership with Ruthmann Bluelift.

Serving as a one-stop dealer for all customer needs, Manitou Center Singapore offers sales of new or used machines, equipment rentals, after-sales service and spare parts.

“This is a very special day for Manitou Center Singapore. It is more than just the inauguration of a new office, it is a commitment for us to provide a one-stop solution to our customers and to introduce efficient and greener machines to our customers in Singapore,” said Mike Chen, general manager of Manitou Center Singapore.

“We have been in Singapore for more than 30 years and are committed to further invest in Singapore and expand our operation here,” added Bernd Freudenmann, vice president of Manitou Asia Pacific. “The Manitou Center Singapore is a very strategic element in our expansion strategy in Asia.”

During the inauguration event, which was held on 2 February, a total of 10 different ranges of machines were displayed – signifying that Manitou Center Singapore is creating a strong foothold in the market by offering a diverse range of machines to satisfy different customer needs, from telehandlers to spider lifts and even mini excavators.

Gianpiero Marti, sales and marketing director of Ruthmann Bluelift, who also attended the event, said, “We are very much looking forward to a fruitful cooperation with Manitou Asia and are happy to have them as our partner in the global Ruthmann Bluelift distributor network.

“For our customers in Singapore and Malaysia, it means they will receive excellent customer service and professional technical support. We remain confident that through our cooperation, Ruthmann Bluelift’s position in Asian markets will become stronger and enhance our customer experience and satisfaction.”

The Ruthmann Bluelift SA 26 spider lift is targeted at operators requiring to work in compact indoor and outdoor spaces, as well as on slopes and uneven ground. According to Manitou Center Singapore, the machine weighs 3,350 kg and is 500% lighter than a typical same height boom lift.

In addition, the SA 26 spider lift features a working height of 26 m, 340° rotation, up to 28% gradeability and up to 250 kg basket load. The machine is manufactured with both electrical and diesel usage, and has an adjustable track width and auto levelling function.

“With a strong workshop and experienced field service team, we are able to travel to any site with our service vans equipped with tools and common spare parts needed to perform rapid service directly on-site,” said Manitou Center Singapore.

The company added that it can also tailor service agreements to fit various customer concerns, and provide complete process offering from periodic maintenance to spare parts coverage and field servicing.

The key products in Manitou Center Singapore’s rental fleet now include telehandlers, access platforms, rough terrain and industrial forklifts.