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Manitex International, Inc. Announces Partnership with Dealers to Support the Fight to Find a Cure During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

November 8, 2018

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Manitex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized industrial equipment, today announced the unveiling of a Manitex 22101S boom truck with custom graphics to help support the fight against cancer.

October was breast cancer awareness month and Manitex, along with several dealers, have customized a Manitex boom truck for the 2019 TCI Expo in Charlotte, NC showing their support. This crane will be displayed proudly for the duration of the event and will go into service with its colors immediately after the show. Manitex will donate the excess contributions from our dealers and customers to the local Charlotte chapter of the Susan G. Komen foundation for furthering breast cancer research.Steve Kiefer, President and Chief Operating Officer, commented, “Continuing to build awareness and commitment to identifying the risks and symptoms, developing more effective treatments, and ultimately cures of this killing disease, our dealers and partners relish the opportunity to work together and join the fight to find a cure.”

About Manitex International, Inc.

Manitex International, Inc. is a leading worldwide provider of highly engineered mobile cranes (truck mounted straight-mast and knuckle boom cranes, industrial cranes, rough terrain cranes and railroad cranes), truck mounted aerial work platforms and specialized industrial equipment. Our products, which are manufactured in facilities located in the USA and Europe, are targeted to selected niche markets where their unique designs and engineering excellence fill the needs of our customers and provide a competitive advantage. We have consistently added to our portfolio of branded products and equipment both through internal development and focused acquisitions to diversify and expand our sales and profit base while remaining committed to our niche market strategy. Our brands include Manitex, PM, Oil & Steel, Badger, Sabre, and Valla. The company also has a minority ownership in ASV Holdings, Inc. which manufactures and sells a line of high-quality compact track and skid steer loaders.

Contact:

Manitex International, Inc. Darrow Associates, Inc.Steve Kiefer Peter Seltzberg, Managing DirectorPresident, Chief Operating Officer Investor Relations(708) 237-2065 (516) 419-9915skiefer@manitexinternational.com pseltzberg@darrowir.com

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