Manitex International, Inc. is engaged in providing engineered lifting solutions. The Company operates in two business segments: the Lifting Equipment segment and the Equipment Distribution segment. In the Company�s Lifting Equipment Segment, it designs, manufactures and distributes a diverse group of products that serve different functions and are used in a variety of industries. The Company in its Equipment Distribution Segment operates a crane dealership that operates as Manitex Valla North America sales operations, distributes Terex rough terrain and truck cranes, PM knuckle boom cranes and Manitex�s products. The Company treats these operations as a separate reporting segment entitled Equipment Distribution. The Equipment Distribution segment also supplies repair parts for a wide variety of medium to heavy duty construction equipment sold both domestically and internationally.