Stockman: solutions at the service of handling, warehouse, lifting and packaging professionals

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From father to son, for more than 30 years, STOCKMAN specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of handling, storage, lifting and packaging equipment. STOCKMAN is the leading player in the French market with more than 200 references for professional customers.

STOCKMAN, a family business, stands out for its in-depth equipment knowledge and its ability to cater the needs and demands of its distribution partners.

We guide our factories in the design, development and transformation of the products we offer. In addition to our quality requirements, we select our partners based on their ability to adapt to the challenges of an ever-changing market.


  • May 1987

    STOCKMAN is founded by Philippe Garnier, with a head office located in Bayonne, as a B2C company specialized in forklifts, handling, lifting, packaging and industrial cleaning equipment resale.

  • March 1990

    Opening of a STOCKMAN agency in Lons (64).

  • September 1992

    Opening of a STOCKMAN agency in Saint Avit (40).

  • Janvier 1994

    Création de MANUSUD, société destinée à la location courte et longue durées des matériels identiques à ceux commercialisés par STOCKMAN.

  • January 2006

    MANUSUD is founded for short and long term equipment rental marketed by STOCKMAN.

  • December 2011

    STOCKMAN purchases 21,000 m² premises in Hagetmau in the Landes (40). This warehouse is home to a storage area of 16,500 m², a manufacturing workshop of 1000 m², an after-sales service workshop of 500 m², an assembly workshop of 500 m², a showroom of 1000 m² adjacent to a training room of 125 m², administrative offices of 200 m² and shipping docks of 2000 m².

    locaux Hagetmau Landes STOCKMAN
  • May 2012


  • June 2014

    STOCKMAN separates its two activities:

    STOCKMAN Aquitaine

    STOCKMAN: B2C local distribution of material handling, industrial cleaning, and packing equipment in Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Hautes-Pyrénées, Gers and Landes.


    STOCKMAN the handling company: Design, manufacture, trade and distribution of material handling, warehouse, lifting and packaging equipment for B2B only.

  • June 2016

    STOCKMAN sells STOCKMAN AQUITAINE to focus on B2B distribution and development only.

  • Septembre 2016

    STOCKMAN becomes the exclusive distributor in France of NOBLELIFT electric equipment, a global leader and largest manufacturer of pallet trucks.

  • Avril 2018

    STOCKMAN signs strategic exclusive contracts with leading brands in their respective industry:

    • With NOBLELIFT for all their electrical and manual line of products;
    • With I.LIFT, leading manufacturer of lifting tables;
    • With AXA, Italian manufacturer of workshop cranes and premium hydraulic presses.

  • September 2018

    Opening of a fully automated spare parts warehouse with more than 30,000 references stored with a value exceeding one million euros.

    magasin de pièces détachées STOCKMAN
  • December 2023

    The design of STOCKMAN's new head office is part of a CSR approach, both in terms of the choice of materials, the management of the impact of our activity on the environment, and the organisation of the employees' work spaces. The building covers a total surface area of 6,600 m2 with a 600 m2 showroom, a 600 m2 automated spare parts shop, a 1,200 m2 manufacturing workshop, a 300 m2 storage area, a 1,200 m2 office area, meeting room, sports room, kitchen, rest room, outdoor patio, etc. With a storage space of over 3000 m2, this new building now houses all the ranges of electrical equipment. A new 600 m2 showroom is available to distributor partners. It has been designed and conceived to organise technical and commercial training in the best conditions.



  • More than 2000 references of stored materials;
  • More than 26 000 references of spare parts stored;
  • More than 2000 distributors in Europe and French overseas departments and territories;
  • About 20 sales representatives;
  • More than 50 000 manual pallet trucks sold per year;
  • More than 3000 lifting tables sold per year;
  • More than 15 000 hand trucks sold per year.