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.
Highlights of the refuse vehicles on display in the McNeilus booth include:
- Atlantic Series Front Loader: Clean headframe, easier-to-access electrical panel and hydraulics components, protective component enclosures, and McNeilus-exclusive Mailhot Excalibre™ cylinders that help significantly reduce hydraulic contamination.
- Meridian Front Loader: Clean headframe; side-of-body hydraulics; exclusive Mailhot Excalibre™ cylinders; Tailgate CNG system from Agility Fuel Solutions, a McNeilus CNG Systems and Service partner; and radar obstacle detection technology from PRECO Electronics.
- Zero Radius (ZR) Side Loader: Reinforced arm structure, upgraded hopper wall, new design for arm hydraulic hoses that increases serviceability, exclusive Mailhot Excalibre™ cylinders, and radar obstacle detection technology from PRECO Electronics.
In its Street Smart Parts and Service display, McNeilus is promoting its factory-direct capability and its mobile technician network to get customers the parts and services they need when they need them. The display area will also feature interactive e-commerce kiosks highlighting the online Street Smart Parts portal, where customers can place orders, access to parts catalogs, operators’ manuals, technical bulletins and more, 24/7.
“We take pride in our customer-first approach, carefully listening to our customers to continuously improve our products and expand our services to exceed their expectations, said Brad Nelson, president of Oshkosh’s Commercial Segment and McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing. “McNeilus celebrates a strong reputation as a brand people can count on, with unsurpassed durability, longevity and superior customer service.”
To learn more about McNeilus innovations, stop by booth #1823 or visit www.mcneiluscompanies.com.
McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is an industry leading manufacturer of refuse truck bodies. McNeilus produces a complete line of rear load, front load, and automated side load units to augment any refuse collection fleet. Each product line offers multiple models to fit your specific needs. Through the McNeilus CNG Systems and Service program, McNeilus designs, installs, services and supports compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions for heavy duty fleets of all types. All supported by a comprehensive, factory direct sales and service network equipped with replacement parts to bring new life to your entire fleet. For more information, go to www.mcneiluscompanies.com.
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