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About us

International leader of electric baggage tractors
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1st manufacturer of electric baggage tractors

Placed among the world's leading manufacturers of handling equipment for industrial and airport use, CHARLATTE MANUTENTION remains aware of the challenges in its market.

It aims to become a builder at the forefront of efficiency and maintain its proximity with its customers

The company CHARLATTE MANUTENTION of the future wants to excel continuously by consolidating even more its know-how and its relationship with its customers.

The CHARLATTE know-how

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    CHARLATTE MANUTENTION has built up a real intangible asset

    An industrial experience for 38 years, enriched by search for solutions for its customers, the legislation evolution and the desire to achieve excellence.

45
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Key figures

With 70 staff in French
1200 machines/year
3 companies: France, US and United Kingdom
More than 25 field agents in the world

CHARLATTE MANUTENTION RANGE

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Success has a beginning

  • 1961

    CHARLATTE CREATION

    Maurice Charlatte, an aeronautical engineer founded CHARLATTE in Migennes (89) a subcontracting factory in sheet metal mechanics and industrial boilermaking.
  • 1982-85

    DIVERSIFICATION : CHARLATTE MANUTENTION

    CHARLATTE is diversifying by adding tractors and electric carriers to its products range: CHARLATTE MANUTENTION birth.
  • 1989

    FIRST 20T baggage tractor

    CHARLATTE designs its first 20T baggage tractor for the airport sector and becomes world leader in the manufacture of electric vehicles for this sector.
  • 1990

    CONSOLIDATION

    CHARLATTE MANUTENTION is expanding its product range.
  • 1993

    AN US COMPANY

    CHARLATTE MANUTENTION establishes CHARLATTE OF AMERICA in Bluefield, Virginia to consolidate its leading position in the American market.
  • 1995

    FIRST T135 AND CONVEYOR BELTS

    CHARLATTE MANUTENTION designs its first T135 and develops its first prototype of electric conveyor belt too.
  • 1998

    INCREASE IN PRODUCTION CAPACITY AND P1500E

    CHARLATTE MANUTENTION establishes in Brienon-sur-Armançon (89) to increase its production capacity.
    And the P1500E is on the tarmacs.
  • 1999

    CHARLATTE MANUTENTION JOINS FAYAT GROUP

    CHARLATTE MANUTENTION joins FAYAT Group and the special vehicles division of the group.
  • 2001

    NEWS PRODUCTS FOR THE INDUSTRY

    CHARLATTE MANUTENTION develops new products for the industry sector: TE206, TE208, TE225.
  • 2003

    ENLARGEMENTOF THE RANGE

    News flatbeds (PE150, PE200, PE2300) and tractors (TD225, TE225L, TE425) are conceived.
  • 2004

    CBL2000E : A NEW CONVEYOR BELT

    CHARLATTE MANUTENTION designs a new conveyor belt: the CBL2000E.
  • 2008

    PRODUCTION RECORD

    This year, more than 1,200 vehicles are made.
  • 2011

    CBL150E AND CBL150D

    The first CBL150E and CBL150D are delivred.
  • 2016

    TE206 NEO

    A new version of TE206.
  • 2018

    EXPANSION OF FACTORY

    CHARLATTE MANUTENTION enlarges its factory: an additional surface of 1000m².