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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.

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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.