Haulotte Group SA is a France-based company engaged in the manufacture of lifting and earth moving equipment. It operates through three business divisions: manufacture and sale of lifting equipment, rental of lifting equipment and providing services such as financing, spare parts, repairs, training and technical assistance. The Company offers two main product categories: People lifting equipment, such as telescopic, scissors, articulating, masts, push around, trailers and truck-mounted booms; and Material lifting equipment and earth moving, such as backhoe loaders and telehandlers. Haulotte Group has six production plants: three in France, one in Romania, one in China and one in United States. As of December 31, 2011, it operates through subsidiaries, including Haulotte France Sarl and Telescopelle SAS, among others. It is present in over 100 countries worldwide. As of December 31, 2011, SOLEM held a 55.93% stake in the Company�s shareholdings.