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McNeilus Sells Fleet of CNG Split Body Rear Loaders to Canada’s Emterra Group

The sale represents one of McNeilus’ largest refuse vehicle orders in Canada.

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More than 40 McNeilus® Split Body Rearl Loader refuse vehicles have been sold to Canada’s Emterra Group. The vehicles will be delivered beginning late next year and will be placed into service in the greater Toronto area.

DODGE CENTER, Minn. (Sept. 29, 2014) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced that more than 40 McNeilus® Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-powered Split Body Rear Loader refuse vehicles have been sold to Canada’s Emterra Group. The vehicles will be delivered beginning late next year, and will be placed into service in the Greater Toronto Area. This is one of McNeilus’ largest refuse vehicle orders in Canada.

“McNeilus was selected because, right from the outset, their team demonstrated that they were very prepared and understood our needs and requirements,” said Paulina Leung, Emterra Group Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development. “We also visited their facilities and could see, firsthand, some of the quality control and quality assurance processes McNeilus has in place.”

“We’re excited to be selected by Emterra Group for this significant purchase. It’s a validation of our products and our people,” said Brad Nelson, Oshkosh Corporation senior vice president and president of the Commercial business segment. “The McNeilus Split Body Rear Loader is an excellent choice for dual-stream routes, and we look forward to having these vehicles in service with this progressive and innovative recycling and waste diversion solutions company.”

The McNeilus Split Body Rear Loader is engineered with the same level of reliability and quality as the company’s high-performance Standard Rear Loader, but it is designed for dual-stream refuse collection. It is available in two body sizes (25- and 32-cubic yards) and two configurations (a 60/40 or a 75/25 split) to meet customer needs. The dual tailgates operate independently of each other, and controls on both sides of the tailgate allow for packing from either side of the truck.

“We’re going to be using this equipment for many years to come and we require a partner that is going to back its product from day one,” said Leung.

London Machinery of London, Ontario, the exclusive distributor of McNeilus refuse vehicles in Canada, provides local service and support. Leung added, “Here in Canada, London Machinery has the team – and the mandate – to provide the customer support and service we expect.”

®, TM All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.

About Emterra
Emterra Group is a leader in providing fully integrated collection, processing and marketing services of waste, recyclables, organic waste, used tires, and more for municipalities, commercial, institutional and industrial clients, and residential customers throughout Canada and the State of Michigan. Emterra’s waste management divisions offer innovative and cost effective resource and waste management plans tailored to meet customer needs. Driven by its mandate to increase the sustainability of its operations, Emterra deploys the latest technologies, including compressed natural gas trucks and optical sorting equipment, to truly “walk the talk”. For more information, please visit www.emterra.ca and www.emterrausa.com

About McNeilus
McNeilus Companies, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is a leading manufacturer of refuse truck bodies and concrete mixers. With an extensive network of factory owned service and support centers, McNeilus provides its customers with superior aftermarket parts and service support. For more information about McNeilus, visit www.mcneiluscompanies.com.

About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, log on to www.oshkoshcorporation.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains statements that the Company believes to be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, statements regarding the Company’s future financial position, business strategy, targets, projected sales, costs, earnings, capital expenditures, debt levels and cash flows, and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. When used in this press release, words such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “should,” “project” or “plan” or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors, some of which are beyond the Company’s control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include the cyclical nature of the Company’s access equipment, commercial and fire & emergency markets, especially in the current environment where there are conflicting signs regarding the global economic outlook and the ability of the U.S. government to resolve budgetary and debt issues; the expected level and timing of the DoD procurement of products and services and funding thereof; risks related to reductions in government expenditures in light of U.S. defense budget pressures, sequestration and an uncertain DoD tactical wheeled vehicle strategy, including the Company’s ability to successfully manage the cost reductions required as a result of the significant projected decrease in sales levels in the defense segment; the Company’s ability to win a U.S. Joint Light Tactical Vehicle production contract award; the Company’s ability to increase prices to raise margins or offset higher input costs; increasing commodity and other raw material costs, particularly in a sustained economic recovery; risks related to facilities consolidation and alignment, including the amounts of related costs and charges and that anticipated cost savings may not be achieved; the duration of the ongoing global economic weakness, which could lead to additional impairment charges related to many of the Company’s intangible assets and/or a slower recovery in the Company’s cyclical businesses than Company or equity market expectations; risks related to the collectability of receivables, particularly for those businesses with exposure to construction markets; the cost of any warranty campaigns related to the Company’s products; risks related to production or shipment delays arising from quality or production issues; risks associated with international operations and sales, including foreign currency fluctuations and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; the Company’s ability to comply with complex laws and regulations applicable to U.S. government contractors; and risks related to the Company’s ability to successfully execute on its strategic road map and meet its long-term financial goals. Additional information concerning these and other factors is contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company assumes no obligation, and disclaims any obligation, to update information contained in this press release. Investors should be aware that the Company may not update such information until the Company’s next quarterly earnings conference call, if at all.

40 CNG-Powered Bridgemaster Mixers on Duty with Argos USA

Multinational concrete company’s first-ever CNG mixer trucks are now in service.

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McNeilus has delivered 40 McNeilus Bridgemaster ready-mix trucks to Argos USA. Twenty of the new vehicles are now on the job in Houston, and the remaining 20 will serve customers from facilities surrounding Dallas. The trucks feature an integrated McNeilus Next Generation (NGEN) compressed natural gas (CNG) installation that is fully tested and certified at the factory.

DODGE CENTER, Minn. (Sept. 16, 2014) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has delivered 40 McNeilus® Bridgemaster® ready-mix trucks to multinational Argos USA. The vehicles, which feature McNeilus’ industry-leading Next Generation (NGEN) compressed natural gas (CNG) systems (engineered and fully tested at the McNeilus campus), represent the first-ever CNG trucks placed into service by Argos.

“The new McNeilus CNG mixers are extremely quiet – it’s eerie how quiet they are compared to a traditional 12-liter diesel. Other than that, our drivers don’t notice any difference,” said Daryl Mizell, Argos USA sourcing manager. “We are exploring options to expand our CNG fleet, and are vetting other metropolitan markets where we compete. I believe CNG will be well-received anywhere we go.”

Twenty of the new vehicles are now on the job with Argos operations in Houston, and the remaining 20 will serve customers from facilities surrounding Dallas. Argos is completing final construction on dedicated fueling stations – each with 25 fill posts – in Dallas and Houston. The Argos CNG trucks plug in at the end of each shift and time-fill overnight. (The fuel control module is designed for either fast-filling or time-filling to fit customer preferences.)

“CNG-powered vehicles are transforming the industry, and these first units for Argos are a prime example of the shift to alternative-fuel powered ready-mixed concrete trucks,” said Brad Nelson, Oshkosh Corporation senior vice president and president of the Commercial business segment. “We’re proud to be a major player in this movement toward a more environmentally friendly, domestically produced, lower-cost fuel.”

The identical mixer vehicles are a five-axle configuration, outfitted with an 11-cubic yard McNeilus drum and Bridgemaster tag axle. Each of the trucks features a 60 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) fuel tank, an automatic transmission, an anti-roll stability system, and wireless mixer controls.

Engineered with both the operator and the service team in mind, McNeilus NGEN CNG systems are designed for the rugged ready-mix concrete environment. The plumbing system is built with precision-formed high-pressure lines, compression fittings, and fewer connection points to deliver more consistent and reliable fuel flow. The lightweight, natural gas vehicle (NGV) Type 4 tanks and long-lasting fuel storage pods feature all-aluminum tank covers.

®, TM All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.

About Argos USA
Cementos Argos S.A. (OTCMKTS: CMTOY US and CMTRY US), member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, is a Colombia-based company engaged in the production of cement, aggregates and concrete products. The company operates cement and concrete production plants located throughout Colombia, Central America, the Caribbean and the United States. The Argos USA operation currently includes over 300 ready mix plants, three cement plants, three grinding facilities, and 12 cement terminals, located throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. For more information, visit argos.co or argos-us.com

About McNeilus
McNeilus Companies, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is a leading manufacturer of refuse truck bodies and concrete mixers. With an extensive network of factory owned service and support centers, McNeilus provides its customers with superior aftermarket parts and service support. For more information about McNeilus, visit www.mcneiluscompanies.com.

About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, log on to www.oshkoshcorporation.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains statements that the Company believes to be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, statements regarding the Company’s future financial position, business strategy, targets, projected sales, costs, earnings, capital expenditures, debt levels and cash flows, and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. When used in this press release, words such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “should,” “project” or “plan” or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors, some of which are beyond the Company’s control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include the cyclical nature of the Company’s access equipment, commercial and fire & emergency markets, especially in the current environment where there are conflicting signs regarding the global economic outlook and the ability of the U.S. government to resolve budgetary and debt issues; the expected level and timing of the DoD procurement of products and services and funding thereof; risks related to reductions in government expenditures in light of U.S. defense budget pressures, sequestration and an uncertain DoD tactical wheeled vehicle strategy, including the Company’s ability to successfully manage the cost reductions required as a result of the significant projected decrease in sales levels in the defense segment; the Company’s ability to win a U.S. Joint Light Tactical Vehicle production contract award; the Company’s ability to increase prices to raise margins or offset higher input costs; increasing commodity and other raw material costs, particularly in a sustained economic recovery; risks related to facilities consolidation and alignment, including the amounts of related costs and charges and that anticipated cost savings may not be achieved; the duration of the ongoing global economic weakness, which could lead to additional impairment charges related to many of the Company’s intangible assets and/or a slower recovery in the Company’s cyclical businesses than Company or equity market expectations; risks related to the collectability of receivables, particularly for those businesses with exposure to construction markets; the cost of any warranty campaigns related to the Company’s products; risks related to production or shipment delays arising from quality or production issues; risks associated with international operations and sales, including foreign currency fluctuations and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; the Company’s ability to comply with complex laws and regulations applicable to U.S. government contractors; and risks related to the Company’s ability to successfully execute on its strategic road map and meet its long-term financial goals. Additional information concerning these and other factors is contained in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company assumes no obligation, and disclaims any obligation, to update information contained in this press release. Investors should be aware that the Company may not update such information until the Company’s next quarterly earnings conference call, if at all.

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