Manitou 160 ATJ+ e wins IAPA in Berlin
Manitou Group won the 2023 ‘Product of the Year’ award at the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPA) ceremony in Berlin. This award, given to the 100% electric Manitou 160 ATJ+ e rough-terrain articulated platform, emphasises the Group’s commitment to providing increasingly innovative and sustainable solutions.
Jointly organised by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and the KHL Press Group, the International Awards for Powered Access aim to honour the best practices and excellence of the world’s leading aerial work platform manufacturers. Competing against more than 120 entries, the Manitou 160 ATJ+ e platform came top in the ‘Self Propelled Booms & Atrium Lifts’ category.
The panel of experts, composed of executives from rental companies and manufacturers, justified their choice by highlighting the possibility of combining alternative energy and rough-terrain use, while offering a remarkable level of performance with a basket capacity of up to 408kg on this model.
François Desbrière, head of platform development, is pleased with the award, he said, “We are very proud to receive this prize. This 100% electric rough-terrain aerial work platform represents all the innovation that our marketing and R&D teams have brought to bear to satisfy our customers with a zero-emission, high-capacity product. We will continue to innovate and develop our global offering of electric rough-terrain platforms, while providing an optimal level of service, productivity and safety to our users.