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Las Vegas, NV (Feb. 4, 2020) –  McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, is back with one of the industry’s leading mixers at this year’s World of Concrete at the Las Vegas Convention Center, February 4-7. The company’s award-winning FLEX Controls enabled Bridgemaster® mixer will be featured at the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program’s annual auction on Wednesday, Feb. 5 in the North Hall Room N262. McNeilus partnered with Mack Trucks, Inc. for the donation, they provided a Mack® Granite® Boost-A-Load.

See the Bridgemaster® mixer entered in the auction outside the central hall where it will be displayed until shipped to the winning bidder. McNeilus mixers will also be shown in the Mack, Kenworth and Freightliner booths where team members from McNeilus’ industry-leading support team will be available to answer questions.

“McNeilus is proud to continue our support of the CIM program and invest in future leaders that will advance the industry,” commented Robert Monchamp, Vice President and General Manager of McNeilus Mixers and London Machinery. “We believe in this program and its mission. At McNeilus, we continue to innovate and invest in technology to help push the industry forward. The CIM programs mirrors our commitment to support our ever-changing concrete industry and gives these graduates the skills to excel.”

The CIM program is a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management.

The live auction begins at 1 p.m. and will be preceded by a silent auction held from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Internet bidding will be available on the Ritchie Bros. website, www.rbauction.com. To participate in electronic auction bidding, bidders must register a week in advance. Those participating in the auction at World of Concrete can register on-site.

FLEX Controls Bridgemaster® Mixer Innovations

The innovative FLEX Controls™ system equipped on McNeilus concrete mixers offers an unprecedented level of performance and accuracy that allows reliable and precise mixing. Customer-driven innovations include:

  • GradeMaster™ Technology:  GradeMaster™ technology automatically detects when the truck is on an incline and spins the drum faster to keep the mix farther forward in the drum.
  • Build-up Detection: This detection system determines how much to load and when to chip and helps avoid those overweight fees.
  • Auto-Load Mode: FLEX Controls™ detects material loading and automatically engages load mode. This saves on fuel and extends equipment life.

Additionally, the Bridgemaster® Mixer features:

  • 11-cubic-yard M80 Series™ drum
  • 46-inch Paver opening
  • 3-Button joystick
  • Rear pendant keypad
  • PMP PMB 7.1 straight drive
  • Eaton motor and pump
  • 150-gallon Lightweight aluminum water tank – high-mount with 24-inch step
  • 3 Solid weld steel extension chutes with vertical rear pedestal hanging rack
  • Flip up hopper with 4-inch drop
  • 2 Bridgemaster® pressure gauges – in cab with FLEX Controls™ and near combo block
  • 2 Slump meters – in cab with FLEX Controls™ and illuminated meter on rear pedestal
  • Lighting package with night pour lights and strobe on rear pedestal
  • Step bumper
  • Recovery loop
  • Clear coat for extra protection with 1-color paint in white
  • Standard warranty

The lucky auction winner will also receive delivery from Las Vegas to anywhere in lower 48 states with all FET tax paid.

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McNEILUS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF DRIVING INDUSTRY STANDARDS

For half a century, McNeilus has continued to set the standard for reliability and durability with its industry-leading concrete mixers and refuse trucks.

McNeilus is celebrating 50 years of strength, stability and industry-leading support.

DODGE CENTER, Minn. (Jan. 30, 2020) – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Since its inception, McNeilus has continued to set the standard for reliability and durability with its industry-leading concrete mixers and refuse trucks. McNeilus began operations in 1970 building concrete batch plants and soon expanded to manufacturing McNeilus-brand concrete mixers. A new venture in a new industry followed with the launch of the first McNeilus refuse collection vehicle in 1991. Then in 1999, McNeilus joined the Oshkosh Corporation family of companies known for building premiere severe-duty vehicles across the globe.

Today, McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing employs approximately 1,200 people at its headquarters in Dodge Center, Minn., and another 300 employees across North America. McNeilus concrete mixers and refuse collection vehicles can be found throughout North America and across the globe from the United Kingdom to Southeast Asia to Latin America.

The company has a strong reputation as a reliable brand with vast expertise in the industries it manufactures products for, along with an unsurpassed support and service network. From the formation of McNeilus’ Street Smart Parts and Street Smart Service brands in 2001, the company’s customer support network has expanded to include branch locations and service centers across the United States and Canada. Street Smart Parts and Street Smart Service provide customers a wide range of parts and service options for both OEM and non-McNeilus products, as well as rigorously-trained mobile technicians nationwide and same-day premium parts availability.

The company’s products, services, technology and manufacturing practices have advanced dramatically while continuing to meet and exceed customer expectations. The McNeilus brand is synonymous with partnership and known for offering products, services and technology innovations that provide solutions customers need now and in the future. Two of the most recent innovations include the award-winning FLEX Controls™ for concrete mixers and CODE™ Controls for refuse collection vehicles. Both systems combine vehicle operations, diagnostics and troubleshooting and put it right at the operator’s fingertips, offering outstanding control and consistent operation.

McNeilus will commemorate its 50-year milestone with a yearlong celebration including interactive social media content and other promotions, as well as an employee and community appreciation event in July.

“As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we’re already looking ahead and working on the next 50 years and beyond,” says Brad Nelson, president of McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing and senior vice president of Oshkosh Corporation’s Commercial Segment. “We have a strong foundation and will continue to grow and innovate, while providing what’s best for our customers and helping to shape the industry.”

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