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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 1, 2018. THE MANITOWOC COMPANY, INC. THE MANITOWOC COMPANY, INC. ONE PARK PLAZA 11270 WEST PARK PLACE, SUITE 1000 MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN 53224 Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: February 28, 2018 Date: May 1, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM CDT Location: The Pfister Hotel 424 East Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53202 You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.




Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy Materials Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT ANNUAL REPORT How to View Online: Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow gXXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) and visit: www.proxyvote .com. How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy: If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of the documents for this meeting and/or for future meetings, you must request such documents. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request: 1) BY INTERNET: 2) BY TELEPHONE: 1-800-579-1639 3) BY E-MAIL*: * If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow gXXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) in the subject line. Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before April 21, 2018 to facilitate timely delivery. How To Vote Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods Vote In Person: Many shareholder meetings have attendance requirements. Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. To obtain directions to the meeting, please contact our Investor Relations department at (920) 684-4410. At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to vote these shares. Vote By Internet: To vote now by Internet, go to Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow gXXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card.




Voting Items The Board of Directors recommends a vote FOR proposals 1 through 3 and AGAINST proposal 4. 1. Election of Directors Nominees: 01) Robert G. Bohn 02) Donald M. Condon, Jr. 03) Anne M. Cooney 04) Kenneth W. Krueger 05) C. David Myers 06) Barry L. Pennypacker 07) John C. Pfeifer 2. The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. 3. An advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company's named executive officers. 4. A shareholder proposal regarding a simple majority vote standard. NOTE: If other matters properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof, the undersigned also authorizes the named proxies to vote on such matters in their discretion.



OTED FOR THE ELECTION OF DIRECTORS IN PROPOSAL 1, FOR PROPOSALS 2 AND 3 AND AGAINST PROPOSAL 4. All votes must be received by 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, April 30, 2018. All votes for 401(k) participants must be received by 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, April 24, 2018. Continued and to be signed on reverse side