McNeilus FLEX Controls™ System Wins Record-Breaking Fifth Award
Constructech Honors FLEX Controls with second-consecutive Top Trusted Product Title, the System’s Fifth Industry Award Since 2016 Launch
Dodge Center, MN (January 12, 2021) – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today celebrates its second-straight Top Product award in the Trusted Category Commercial & Residential from Constructech magazine for the company’s innovative FLEX Controls™ system. It’s the system’s fifth award since debuting in 2016, making it the most awarded system in the industry. The only factory-direct software system designed specifically for concrete mixer trucks, the FLEX Controls system has previously won two Most Innovative Product at World of Concrete awards and was named one of Construction Equipment’s Top 100 New Products.
Constructech’s annual Top Products program celebrates the best technology products serving the construction industry. Judges, along with the editorial board and industry advisors, take into consideration the product’s core functionality and innovative features.
“It’s an honor to receive Constructech magazine’s Top Product award in the Trusted category for a second time. FLEX Controls continues to break all kinds of records in our industry. Our team works hard to better themselves with continual improvements because we want to delight our customers and exceed their expectations. Their trust in us is the ultimate prize,” said Bob Monchamp, vice president and general manager of Concrete Mixers for McNeilus and London.
The FLEX Controls system is fully customizable. This control system not only provides the tools to make it easy to get the job done right, it also helps minimize operational errors and enhance efficiency and longevity.
“We’re all about making things easy for our customers,” Bryan Datema, senior director of business development of Concrete Mixers for McNeilus and London. “That’s why we’re offering FLEX Controls in multiple packages, each focused on solving real issues in ways that can help control the total cost of ownership.”
FLEX Controls™ Enabled Packages
With FLEX Controls Enabled Packages, McNeilus now offers six ways to help improve loading, mixing and delivering concrete. These packages were born out of customer-driven innovations and are engineered for precision and to help minimize variability. Pick the package that best supports your goals:
- Awareness: Integrate cameras and radars into a single screen, minimizing clutter and distractions so drivers can pay attention to the road.
- Mix Quality: Easily modify concrete mix to meet or maintain desired specifications, helping reduce costly rejected loads and tear-outs.
- Grademaster: Automate drum speed and detect buildup to help reduce spills and costs.
- Fuel Saver: Ensure your mixer operates fuel-efficiently while meeting mix quality requirements.
- Drum Saver: Help extend drum life by optimizing drum spin and determining when maintenance is required to remove buildup.
- Time Saver: Optimize operator time while washing out and loading mixer.
Not sure which is right for you? An interactive savings estimator provides a recommendation on which of the six packages can make the most significant impact on the business.
Contact McNeilus salesperson near you to learn more or call 1-888-686-7278.
McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is the industry leading concrete mixer manufacturer in North America. McNeilus is celebrating over 50 years of strength, stability and industry-leading support. The McNeilus mixer has long been the industry standard when it comes to transporting concrete to the job site. The comprehensive, factory direct sales and service network is equipped with replacement parts to bring new life to your entire fleet. McNeilus, along with sister companies London, Oshkosh Commercial Products and IMT, provide the industry with the finest concrete mixers and service trucks to enhance your operation. For more information, visit www.mcneiluscompanies.com.
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