Washington, D.C.  20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):   June 2, 2010


The Manitowoc Company, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


(Commission File



(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)


2400 S. 44th Street, Manitowoc, Wisconsin 54221-0066

(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)


(920) 684-4410

 (Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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Item 5.02  Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On June 2, 2010, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that Roy V. Armes and Donald M. Condon, Jr. have been appointed to its board of directors effective immediately.  The addition of Mr. Armes and Mr. Condon to the board brings the total number of directors to 10.  The Company’s bylaws provide that the number of directors may be from 7 to 12.  Mr. Armes and Mr. Condon will stand for formal election at the Company’s May 1, 2012 shareholder meeting.  At this time, no committee assignments have been made.  Neither the Company nor either of the new directors is aware of any transactions with related persons that require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K (17 CFR 229.404(a)).


The Company has entered into an Indemnity Agreement with each new director in the form filed as Exhibit 10(b) to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended July 1, 1989.  Additionally, each director will be eligible to participate in (a) the Company’s 2004 Non-Employee Director Stock and Award Plan, as amended, and (b) the Company’s Deferred Compensation Plan, as amended and restated.


The Company is filing its press release as Exhibit 99.1, which is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)                                 Exhibits


99.1                        Press release dated June 2, 2010.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.








DATE:  June 2, 2010

/s/ Maurice D. Jones


Maurice D. Jones


Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary