Manitou adds the MT 8044 telescopic handler to its lineup. It lifts 7,000 pounds to the full lift height of 44 feet and 8,000 pounds to 37 feet. It features a welded box-section design boom. An optional Work Platform System is available with the MT 8044, which allows the use of ANSI/ASME B56.6-compliant work platforms offering more versatility. The MT 8044 comes standard with a John Deere 115-hp diesel engine with automatic engine shutdown protection. Other standard features include a three-speed power-shift transmission, three steering modes and quick-attach mounting system.