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McNeilus® Unveils Newly Redesigned Oshkosh® S-Series™ Front Discharge Concrete Mixer

Customer-Driven Innovations Enhance Cab, Increase Hauling and Improve Handling

McNeilus® Unveils Newly Redesigned Oshkosh® S-Series™ Front Discharge Concrete Mixer

McNeilus® Unveils Newly Redesigned Oshkosh® S-Series™ Front Discharge Concrete Mixer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oshkosh, WI (June 6, 2019) –  McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, has taken one of its most reliable and respected machines, the Oshkosh® S-Series™ front discharge concrete mixer, and made it even better with an array of new features and technologies that pay off with better visibility, increased hauling capability and tighter turning radius.

“Our S-Series has always been known for strength, stability and reliability;” said Christopher Yakes, Vice President of Corporate Engineering and General Manager, S-Series Business. “And we’re excited to continue to enhance the total cost of ownership for our customers with this latest introduction.”

The reimagined Oshkosh S-Series backed by McNeilus was introduced by Yakes at the company’s Innovation Day and received enthusiastically by customers. Also speaking at the event were Wilson Jones, Oshkosh Corporation President and CEO and Rob Messina, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technology.

Enhancements That Make the Biggest Impact

These new customer-driven innovations include:

  • FLEX Controls™: Proprietary FLEX Controls takes the guesswork out of any project and increases the life of the concrete mixer. Improve concrete mix and efficiency with consistent loading, mixing and pouring. Additionally, programmable settings help reduce operating inconsistencies.
  • Cab visibility and accessibility: Oshkosh engineering teams conducted multiple visibility studies that paid off in a thoughtful design that maximizes the view and enhances operator assurance. A larger cab allows for easy in and out, with improved ergonomics and more accessible electrical systems.
  • Operator Assurance: In addition to improved ergonomics, expanded visibility and ease-of-use, four-times more shock absorption means less vibration and a more comfortable ride that’s sure to help retain your drivers.
  • Turning radius: Easier steering means drivers can move where they want when they want, both on and off the job site. The front axle features field-proven Oshkosh Defense military components to provide maximum durability.
  • Payload: This lighter truck allows for more concrete per load and decreases the number of trips.
  • Serviceability: Downtime for service is decreased thanks to improvements that lengthen the life of components and protect against corrosion while making them easier to access during service.

 And, all of this is backed by the industry’s largest factory-direct parts and service network, McNeilus.

For more information, contact your McNeilus sales manager or visit www.mcneiluscompanies.com/oshkosh-s-series/. (more…)

McNeilus Hosts Students for Career Day Event

Area high school and technical school students are invited to tour the facility, get an up-close look at McNeilus trucks and apply on-site.

McNeilus welcomes area high school and technical school students to its campus on Saturday, April 13 for a special career day event.

DODGE CENTER, Minn. (April 2, 2019) – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, will welcome high school and technical students and their families to McNeilus on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a special career day event. This inaugural McNeilus Career Day includes a tour of the production facility, a walkaround of a McNeilus concrete mixer and refuse collection vehicle and opportunities to apply and interview on-site for open positions that will help kickstart new careers.

McNeilus representatives have been meeting graduating classes at high schools and technical schools in the area over the past few weeks to introduce them to everything McNeilus has to offer. As a people-first company, McNeilus continually invests in its employees through training and education, including youth apprenticeship programs with local high schools and learning to weld onsite through Riverland Community College. McNeilus also provides a variety of opportunities to get involved with community volunteer groups and activities, along with competitive pay, excellent benefits and advancement opportunities across the entire corporation.

“There’s endless potential here,” says Brad Nelson, president of McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing and senior vice president of Oshkosh Corporation’s Commercial Segment. “We have employees here who show up to work every day, work hard and at the end of the day are proud of what they’ve accomplished. It’s a great place to live, a great place to work, and we’re hoping to show a small piece of that experience during our McNeilus Career Day event.”

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing employs approximately 1,200 people locally and has a strong reputation as a reliable brand with vast expertise in the industries it manufacturers products for. McNeilus concrete mixers and refuse collection vehicles can be found throughout North America and across the globe from the United Kingdom to Vietnam to Argentina.

To learn more about McNeilus, please visit www.mcneiluscompanies.com and www.mcneiluscompanies.com/about/careers.

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