It all began in a small blacksmith shop in West Bend, Wisconsin. From these humble beginnings, Gehl Company has grown to be a major force in the compact equipment industry worldwide.In the past 150 years, the small blacksmith shop has given way to a state-of-the-art research and design center, and Hexelbanks have been replaced by the world`s largest skid loader. But despite changes in technology and an ever-expanding product line, Gehl has always remained true to its reputation for ingenuity, innovation and reliability.
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With roots dating back to 1859, Manitou Americas, Inc. (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, Inc. 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.