With roots dating back to 1859, Manitou Americas (formerly known as Gehl Company) is a producer of Gehl, Manitou and Mustang branded equipment for construction, agriculture, industry and beyond. Headquartered in West Bend, Wisconsin, Manitou Americas maintains North American operations in Madison and Yankton, South Dakota, Waco, Texas and Belvidere, Illinois. While Manitou Americas has had a presence in international markets for over 50 years, it became a true global company in 2008 when it became a wholly owned subsidiary of Manitou Group, based in Ancenis, France.

As a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact equipment worldwide, we recruit top-caliber individuals to enrich our global success. An equal opportunity employer, Manitou Americas offers a competitive salary and benefit package, numerous advancement opportunities, and the tools and training necessary to encourage employee growth.

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Manitou Americas is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive.

Our benefits program offers:

  • Health Insurance
  • Live Health Online Virtual Doctor
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (including spouse & child coverage)
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) plus employer match
  • PTO
  • Holidays
  • Float Holiday

Other unique benefits we offer:

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Employee Reward & Recognition Program
  • Company Social Events
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Community Outreach Program
  • Financial Advisors
  • Tobacco-Cessation Programs
  • Training & Development Programs
  • Scholarship Program


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WEST BEND, WI – MAY 8, 2017 – Manitou Americas is pleased to announce a two (2) year / 2,000 hour XPRT Total Coverage Plan (Full Machine) included with the purchase of any new Mustang skid loader or track loader retailed before June 30, 2017 for North America.
“We’ve always provided extended coverage options for our customers, but this new offer through June 30th gives extra reassurance to our new Mustang skid and track loader equipment owners,” said Eric Burkhammer, Vice President of Sales for Manitou Americas. “The included two (2) year / 2,000 hour extended coverage plan not only provides additional support to our customers, it the comfort in knowing our equipment is something they can count on.”
Through the XRPT Protection Plan, Mustang offers extended plans packaged in 2 year, 3 year, and 5 year options. These plans cover all branded product lines; Skid Loaders, Track Loaders, Articulated Loaders, and Compact Excavators.
“The addition of the two (2) year / 2,000 hour XPRT Protection Plan expands our extended coverage options for our end-users,” said Rodney Bednar, After Sales Support Manager for Manitou Americas. “These programs were put in place to ensure our equipment operates at peak performance, with an overall decrease in end-user maintenance costs, allowing our equipment to hold value over the course of its lifecycle.”