MinnPar Acquires Rights to Make and Sell Parts for Manitowoc's Grove Manlift AWP Line

MinnPar llc a subsidiary of PartsZone llc has agreed to purchase the rights to manufacture and sell service and replacement parts for all models of Grove Manlift aerial work platforms from Manitowoc Crane Group, a business entity of The Manitowoc Co.

Grove, part of the Manitowoc Crane Group since 2002, was founded in 1947 and is a leading international producer of mobile hydraulic cranes. Since 1982, MinnPar has been a source for OEMs seeking a cost-effective solution to the aftermarket service parts management of non-core and discontinued product lines.

“Our value proposition is a true win-win for Manlift customers and for Manitowoc,” said Shirish Pareek, PartsZone CEO. “Our main business is to cost-effectively manage the service parts business for industry leaders such as Caterpillar, Allis Chalmers, Borg Warner, and now Manitowoc Crane Group for its Grove Manlift line of aerial work platforms. Our focus on service parts allows the OEM to focus its attention on improved performance and customer service for current and core product lines.”

“We chose to partner with MinnPar because of their proven track record for customer service,” said Larry Weyers, executive vice president, Manitowoc Crane Group. “Their technical and customer support expertise ensures that current or future generation owners of industry-leading Grove Manlift aerial work platform equipment will have continued availability of genuine OEM replacement parts they have come to expect.”

MinnPar is a provider of OEM parts and technical support for many well-known brands around the world. Its more than two million parts offering spans several dozen equipment models in the construction, mining, road-building, industrial and agriculture equipment industry. MinnPar serves equipment and parts dealers world-wide and has partnered with key heavy equipment OEMs such as Caterpillar, Terex and Volvo.

The Manitowoc Co. is a global provider of lifting equipment for the global construction industry, including lattice-boom cranes, tower cranes, mobile telescopic cranes and boom trucks.

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