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Yanmar wins Manitou Group’s 2023 Global Performance Award

November 29, 2023
Yanmar Europe B.V.

Yanmar, global innovator in power and energy solutions, has received Manitou Group’s Global Performance Award 2023. The award was presented at the annual Supplier Convention held by Manitou Group, a French world reference in handling, aerial work platforms and earth-moving equipment and services sectors.

Cyrille Brunet, Commodity Manager Engines and Electrification at Manitou Group: “Yanmar has convincingly demonstrated their ability and willingness to supply Manitou Group on time and in quantities as requested. Yanmar is a strong partner addressing all of Manitou Group’s product units that despite headwinds in the supply of raw materials and challenges in international freight transport, has always been able to consistently maintain excellent levels of performance.”

The prestigious award is Manitou Group’s recognition for the continuous achievements in supplier performance with regard to quality, delivery, and conformance to industry standards. In addition to the Global Performance Award, Yanmar was also shortlisted for the Supplier Quality Award.

Ryosuke Kasutani, Project Manager at Yanmar Europe: “We are proud of our nomination by Manitou Group in two separate supplier categories for quality performance. Winning the Global Performance Award is an acknowledgement of our commitment to perform at a consistently high level of quality, both for our engines and in after-sales service and customer focus.”

About Manitou Group

With head offices based in France, Manitou Group develops, manufactures, and provides equipment and services of handling, aerial work platforms and earthmoving for the construction, agriculture, and industrial markets. With its brands Manitou and Gehl, the company is a global market leader with a worldwide team of 5,000 employees and an expert network of over 900 dealers.

About Yanmar

With beginnings in Osaka, Japan, in 1912, Yanmar was the first ever to succeed in making a compact diesel engine of a practical size in 1933. A pioneer in diesel engine technology, Yanmar is a global innovator in a wide range of industrial equipment, from small and large engines, agricultural machinery and facilities, construction equipment, energy systems, marine, to machine tools, and components — Yanmar’s global business operations span seven domains. On land, at sea, and in the city, Yanmar provides advanced solutions to the challenges customers face, towards realizing A Sustainable Future.


Yanmar Europe B.V., Marketing Dept.

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