McNeilus Delivers 93 Ready-Mix Trucks to Cementos Argos S.A. Operations in Colombia and Panama
McNeilus Companies delivered 93 McNeilus® Standard ready-mix trucks to Cementos Argos S.A. facilities located in the countries of Colombia and Panama. A caravan of McNeilus vehicles paraded through the streets to announce their arrival in Panama City, Panama.
A caravan of McNeilus vehicles announce their arrival in Panama City.
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (September 23, 2013) – McNeilus Companies, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has delivered 93 McNeilus® Standard ready-mix trucks to Cementos Argos S.A. headquartered in Colombia.
Of the vehicles, 73 were delivered to the country of Colombia and the remaining 20 to Panama. A caravan of McNeilus vehicles paraded through the streets to announce their arrival in Panama City, Panama.
“McNeilus is proud to have been selected by Cementos Argos, one of the world’s largest and most respected ready-mix producers, for this major order,” said Brad Nelson, Oshkosh Corporation senior vice president and president of the Commercial business segment. “For close to 40 years, the McNeilus brand has stood for quality, reliability and productivity, and these attributes resonate with customers large and small around the globe.”
The McNeilus Standard mixer system has a well-earned reputation for durability and low maintenance. The legendary drum is made from abrasion-resistant steel with robotic welding for long life and maximum payload. The drum fins feature a pair of 3/8-inch carbon steel wear rods to deflect the concrete away from high wear areas for increased life and productivity.
Other features include a single piece spun head, rugged front pedestal design, and a direct drive transmission to evenly distribute the torque load.
Cementos Argos S.A. is a company with an extensive history, with more than 76 years in the market. The company is based in Medellin, Colombia and is the leader in cement, ready-mix, and aggregates in Colombia since 1934. Cementos Argos is the fifth largest cement producer in Latin American and the fourth largest concrete producer in the U.S.
McNeilus Companies, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is a leading manufacturer of refuse truck bodies, concrete mixers and batch plants. With an extensive network of factory owned service and support centers, McNeilus provides their customers with superior aftermarket support. For more information about McNeilus, visit www.mcneiluscompanies.com.
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