McNeilus Mixer Manufacturing Grows Into State-of-the-Art Facility at London Machinery
The purpose-built location is the largest mixer dedicated manufacturing facility in the industry for increased customer focus.
Dodge Center, MN (July 28, 2020) – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company and the number one mixer company in North America, announced last week that it would transition the manufacturing of their concrete mixers to two locations – sister company London Machinery’s state of the art facility in London, Ontario, Canada and parent company Oshkosh Corporation’s facility in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
“Adding McNeilus® mixers into these other world-class mixer manufacturing facilities provides upgraded economies-of-scale and tailored flexibility for our mixer business. While this provides the growth capacity needed, the simplified platform allows our ability to expand the resources for the customers we serve in North American & global markets. We will continue to invest in superior customer experiences, customer support and product innovations.” said Bob Monchamp, vice president and general manager of Concrete Mixers for McNeilus and London.
London Machinery is the industry-leader in Canada and has been manufacturing concrete mixers for over 115 years. The company joined Oshkosh Corporation in 2005. Their facility, completed in 2009, is purpose-built to produce mixers, and they are known for quality products and meeting customer delivery requirements. The custom space encompasses just over 145,000 square feet – making it the largest mixer dedicated manufacturing facility in the industry. They have an established supply chain with current and new McNeilus partners that can support the increased capacity at the highest quality. Over the past 3 years the facility produced several hundred McNeilus mixers for the US market.
The Minnesota campus has been home to McNeilus mixer production for the past 50 years. The campus has increased in size over those years including adding the production of refuse collection vehicles 29 years ago. The transition of mixer manufacturing expands capacity for both McNeilus concrete mixers and refuse collection vehicles driving quality, delivery and growth.
The McNeilus Dodge Center Headquarters will continue to be home to the Mixer Research & Development Center for concrete placement products as our engineering teams continue to lead the industry with their customer-driven innovations. This includes the next phases of our award-winning FLEX Controls™ system driving the industry forward with its unique ability to help maximize total cost of ownership (TCO) for our customers.
Other announcements with this transition include changes to enhance overall customer experiences by bringing together the sales teams for trucks and our aftermarket parts. This customer focused plan will ensure each customer has a dedicated point person for the entire lifecycle of their product. There will be no changes to our market-leading customer support, service, and branch locations.
“We continually evaluate our businesses to ensure we’re focused on products, services and industries that align with our customer requirements, our core businesses and strategic vision. Consolidating manufacturing of all our mixer brands unlocks much-needed capacity and scale.” said Brad Nelson, president of McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing and senior vice president of Oshkosh Corporation’s Commercial Segment.
The phased transition plan will take place rapidly over the next few months.
McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is the industry leading concrete mixer manufacturer in North America. McNeilus is celebrating 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.
Since its inception over a century ago, London Machinery Inc. has focused on quality products and services. That dedication has never wavered. As the Canadian industry leader in concrete mixer trucks, London provides customers with products geared toward their customer’s success. The quality, performance, and reliability of their mixers speak for themselves. It’s all backed by a support network of team members dedicated to exceeding customer expectations. For more information, visit www.lmi.ca.
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