The Manitowoc Company, Inc. announced today that it will broadcast its second-quarter 2000 financial results conference call over the Internet on Thursday, July 13 at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Those who wish to listen to the conference call should visit the investor relations section of the company's Web site at www.manitowoc.com at least 15 minutes prior to the event's broadcast. Then, follow the instructions provided to assure that the necessary audio applications are downloaded and installed. These programs can be obtained at no charge to the user. In addition, interested parties can access an archived version of the call, also located on the investor relations section of Manitowoc's Web site.

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of ice-cube machines, ice/beverage dispensers, and commercial refrigeration equipment for the foodservice industry. It is also a leading producer of lattice-boom cranes, boom trucks, and related products for the construction industry, and specializes in ship repair, conversion, and new-construction services for the Great Lakes maritime industry.