McNeilus Elevates Focus on Refuse Collection Vehicle Production and Support

McNeilus’ Minnesota headquarters increases capacity for refuse collection vehicle production and upcoming advancements.


DODGE CENTER, Minn. (Aug. 4. 2020) – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, recently announced that it is dedicating its Dodge Center, Minnesota, headquarters to refuse collection vehicle manufacturing and technology development. This focus boosts the company’s capacity to build products and provide services for the refuse industry. The production of McNeilus concrete mixers in Dodge Center is being consolidated and moved to other world-class Oshkosh manufacturing facilities in London, Ontario, and Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Concurrently, McNeilus is also making exciting changes that will focus and strengthen its industry-leading sales and service support. To provide customers with an enhanced, cohesive, and seamless experience, the company is combining its factory-direct sales and support for trucks, parts and services into one aligned team.

“This increased focus unlocks much-needed capacity for growth and opens the door for many of the opportunities and advancements we’ve been working on,” said Jeff Koga, vice president and general manager for McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing refuse collection vehicles. “And with the only direct-from-manufacturer team in the business, we offer sales and support that’s laser-focused on the needs of the refuse industry.”

Along with focusing and elevating production capabilities and customer experience, the investments McNeilus is making in refuse collection vehicles can be seen in some newly completed projects. McNeilus recently opened a 135,000 square-foot warehouse to streamline the supply chain for parts critical to the production of its industry-leading refuse collection vehicles. The company also constructed new manufacturing, training and office space at its Minnesota campus dedicated to innovation and customer support. In the coming months, McNeilus will break ground on an innovative facility that will provide customers with a collaborative quality experience.

“These recent announcements highlight our investment in the future and in continuing to strengthen our industry leadership. Our commitment to our customers is unwavering, and our aligned strategy to optimize our business demonstrates our mission to exceed their expectations,” said Brad Nelson, president of McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing and senior vice president of Oshkosh Corporation’s Commercial Segment.

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About McNeilus

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, is an industry leading manufacturer of refuse truck bodies. McNeilus produces a complete line of rear load, front load, and automated side load vehicles to augment any refuse collection fleet. Each product line offers multiple models to fit the customer’s specific needs. Through its CNG Systems and Service program, McNeilus installs, services and supports compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions for heavy duty fleets of all types. All supported by a dedicated, direct sales and service team. McNeilus has the flexibility to support fleets wherever and whenever with a comprehensive network of branch locations, parts inventory and service centers, as well as certified service technicians operating across North America.

About Oshkosh Corporation

At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs more than 15,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common cause: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh® Airport Products and London™. For more information, visit

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