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  "80% of revenue comes from Crane sales and services, so MTW is vulnerable to slowdown in construction"

Manitowoc's business is largely dependent on crane sales and services (over 80% of 2007 sales). This large portion makes MTW vulnerable to cyclical movements in construction demand.

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  80% of revenue comes from Crane sales and services, so MTW is vulnerable to slowdown in construction

Manitowoc's business is largely dependent on crane sales and services (over 80% of 2007 sales). This large portion makes MTW vulnerable to cyclical movements in construction demand.

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  Slowing economy could hit MTW's customers hard

Rising Oil Prices and a slowing economy could weaken demand for dining and lodging services. As a result, these firms will cut back on buying equipment that Manitowoc sells.

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  Outsourcing is hitting MTW's customers in the midwest

Mid West manufacturing has been losing to outsourcing. This could diminish trade volume through the Great Lakes and hurt Manitowoc's operations there.

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