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Koga Leads New Refuse Business Unit at McNeilus

Company puts more focus on refuse collection vehicles while simplifying and streamlining processes to best meet and exceed customer expectations.

DODGE CENTER, Minn. (April 26, 2018) – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has re-focused its structure to create a new Refuse Collection Vehicles business unit led by Jeff Koga, whose previous experience includes vice president of Integrated Product Support for Oshkosh Defense vehicles.

In his role as vice president and general manager of McNeilus Refuse Collection Vehicles, Koga will lead all initiatives of the business unit, including product development, production and marketing. He will ensure that McNeilus refuse collection vehicles continue to lead the industry in reliability, performance, innovation and quality.

The appointment of Koga is part of a new corporate structure that includes three distinct business units: Refuse Collection Vehicles, Customer Support Solutions (formerly Aftermarket Parts and Service), and Concrete Mixers. This structure simplifies the business, concentrates focus on customers and products, and aligns resources to deliver world-class service and performance.

“This new organizational structure allows the company to leverage decades of experience and renew its focus on delivering specific products and services vital to the success of our customers,” said Brad Nelson, president of Oshkosh’s Commercial Segment and McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing. “We have equipped each of these three business units with the resources necessary to ensure their independence and success through end-to-end accountability. These resources include human resources, finance, sales, marketing and operations functions.” (more…)

McNeilus Expands Industry-Leading Parts, Service and Support Network

Expanded network is part of an overall strategy to continually to provide the best parts, service and support for our customers.

DODGE CENTER, Minn. (April 25, 2018) – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today at WasteExpo 2018 in Las Vegas they have expanded their industry-leading parts, service and support network. Expansion effort includes Rush Truck Centers as an additional authorized parts and service provider in the Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Nevada and New Mexico markets.  McNeilus factory-trained technicians will continue to support all markets.

“Providing customers with more options to best meet their needs after the sale is one of our primary objectives.  This initiative with Rush Truck Centers helps us accomplish that,” said Brad Nelson, president of Oshkosh Corporation’s Commercial Segment and McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing. “They will help us provide the additional local support in these areas to continue to deliver outstanding customer service.”

McNeilus will provide technician training for each authorized Rush Truck Center location to ensure extensive product service knowledge for personnel.  With these key geographic locations, the addition of Rush Truck Centers to the McNeilus network is part of an overall strategy to continue to provide the best parts, service and support to our customers. (more…)

Commitment to Industry, Top Technology on Display from McNeilus at Waste Expo 2018

McNeilus donates to industry scholarship program and charity auction, and highlights top truck technology enhancements with CODE controls and CNG systems. 

DODGE CENTER, Minn. (April 24, 2018) – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, is showcasing its best in refuse vehicle innovations, along with featuring factory-direct parts and service options, at Waste Expo 2018, April 24-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. As part of its customer-first focus and commitment to the industry, McNeilus has also made significant donations to the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) Women’s Council scholarship program and the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) charity auction, both of which will be highlighted throughout the convention.

As part of the EREF live auction on Wednesday, April 25, McNeilus has donated its Atlantic Series Front Loader®, featuring a 40-cubic-yard capacity, 10,000-pound-rated arms, Excalibre™ packing cylinders, service lift and camera system. McNeilus has also contributed a pair of tickets to NASCAR’s NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway to the silent auction. These auctions generate funds to assist the EREF’s scientific research and educational initiatives for sustainable waste management practices.

In support of the NWRA Women’s Council, McNeilus partnered to donate $100,000 to the organization’s scholarship program. This year the Women’s Council will award four people with $7,500 toward their education goals and pursuing a career in the solid waste and recycling industry.

In McNeilus booth #1823, the company is showcasing three vehicles – a Meridian™ Front Loader, Atlantic Series Front Loader® and Zero Radius™ Side Loader, as well as an interactive display for the McNeilus CODE™ controls system, featuring a new touchscreen display and integrated with collision-avoidance radar-sensing technology from PRECO Electronics. Ten additional McNeilus vehicles will be featured in partner booths and display spaces throughout the tradeshow. (more…)

McNeilus FLEX Controls™ Honored With Industry Awards

View of McNeilus FLEX Controls installed in truck cab

View of McNeilus FLEX Controls installed in truck cab

Award-Winning FLEX Controls™ recognized as a “Top 100 New Products of 2017” and a “2018 Most Innovative Product (MIP)”

DODGE CENTER, Minn. (April 17, 2018) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, was recently honored with two industry awards for their FLEX Controls™ system equipped on McNeilus concrete mixers. FLEX Controls are now a “Top 100 New Products of 2017,” recognized by Construction Equipment magazine and a “2018 Most Innovative Product (MIP)” at World of Concrete by Hanley Wood.

“It’s great to see our team’s development work acknowledged by the industry. McNeilus FLEX Controls is one of the only mixer control systems with an in-house team of developers that can help us quickly adapt and advance our system for our customers current and future needs.” commented Bryan Datema, Senior Director, Business Development of McNeilus Mixer Business Unit.

The “Top 100 New Products of 2017,” recognized by Construction Equipment magazine were announced in early January. The award recognizes the system’s unique ability to “consolidate monitoring on one screen,” delivering better control and less variability in loading, mixing and delivering.

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