The Manitowoc Company to Present at Robert W. Baird Industrial Conference

MANITOWOC, Wis., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW) today announced that it will participate in Robert W. Baird’s 36th Annual Industrial Conference, which will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, on November 7 and 8, 2006. Terry D. Growcock, chairman and chief executive officer, and Carl J. Laurino, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will present an update on the company’s strategies, growth initiatives, and financial performance on Wednesday, November 8th at 9:30 a.m., CST.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available through the company’s website at . To access the webcast, investors should go to the Manitowoc website 15 minutes prior to the start of the presentation to download and install any necessary audio software for this event.

About The Manitowoc Company

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is one of the world’s largest providers of lifting equipment for the global construction industry, including lattice-boom cranes, tower cranes, mobile telescopic cranes, and boom trucks. As a leading manufacturer of ice-cube machines, ice/beverage dispensers, and commercial refrigeration equipment, the company offers the broadest line of cold-focused equipment in the foodservice industry. In addition, the company is a leading provider of shipbuilding, ship repair, and conversion services for government, military, and commercial customers throughout the US maritime industry.