According to a report from, Manitou Group has temporarily closed its facilities in France in response to the spread of COVID-19. 

In a statement, the company said the closure was both an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and a response to closures from many of its "partners, customers and suppliers." The closure will affect all French operations excluding "spare parts, customer service and central functions." 

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