McNeilus Shows Commitment to Industry, Showcases Performance Upgrades at Waste Expo 2017
Charity auction items, new refuse vehicle enhancements and technology , and new Street Smart Vision and service options take center stage.
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (May 4, 2017) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, is bringing its best in refuse vehicle innovations, along with expanded aftermarket options and technology, to WasteExpo 2017, May 9-11 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. The company is also highlighting its longtime support of valuable industry organizations with donations to the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) charity auction, taking place throughout the convention.
The McNeilus Atlantic Series Front Loader®, featuring a 40-cubic-yard capacity, 10,000-pound-rated arms, Excalibre™ packing cylinders, service lift and camera system, will be part of a live auction at the EREF booth on Wednesday, May 10. The auction generates funds to assist the EREF’s scientific research and educational initiatives for sustainable waste management practices.
McNeilus is also donating to the EREF’s silent auction with a pair of tickets to NASCAR’s NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. These tickets also come with exclusive pit passes for two, donated courtesy of Go Fas Racing car #32 team owner Archie St. Hillarie and McNeilus. Bids for the silent auction can be placed by texting “EREF17” to phone number 24700, or in-person throughout the show.
In McNeilus booth #2235, the company is showcasing two vehicles – a Meridian™ Front Loader and Zero Radius™ Side Loader, both with new body enhancements – as well as interactive displays on the McNeilus CODE™ controls system and Street Smart Vision 10 fleet management system. Eight additional McNeilus vehicles will be featured in partner booths throughout the tradeshow.
The Meridian Front Loader and Zero Radius Side Loader feature enhancements that upgrade performance, durability and serviceability, highlighting McNeilus’ commitment to continuously improving its products to fit what customers need. With McNeilus’ Street Smart brand, offerings such as the Curotto-Can™ automated carry can program, Street Smart Vision 10 system and Smart Contamination Control – featuring the company’s exclusive hydraulic filtration cart and Excalibre™ cylinders – help illustrate why McNeilus has the best support and service in the industry.
“We take pride in carefully listening to our customers to continuously improve our products and expand our branch locations and services to exceed their expectations, said Brad Nelson, president, McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., and Oshkosh Corporation’s Commercial Segment. “McNeilus celebrates a strong reputation as a brand people can count on, with unsurpassed durability, longevity and superior customer service.”
McNeilus backs up its products with nearly 30 strategically located North American branches and service centers. Local customer support is always available before, during and after the sale. McNeilus customers can also take advantage of flexible in-house financing options, trade-in and used equipment opportunities, as well as a national service team that provides on-site product and service training. The McNeilus booth’s Street Smart display will also highlight the 24/7/365 availability of quality OEM parts and parts for any make or model, as well as 24/7 technical support from Street Smart Service™. Certified technicians are on-call in local service centers to repair or refurbish any make or model.
Other booth highlights from McNeilus at Waste Expo include:
• The Latitude Integration residential collection system, which connects the Meridian Front Loader with any brand of front loader residential container, including the Eco-Maxx III automated front loader container from McNeilus partner Perkins Manufacturing, Curotto-Can™ Automated Carry Can, Bayne carry cans, and McNeilus’ own Street Smart Carry Can.
• McNeilus CNG Systems and Service, which offers custom system installations, comprehensive inspection services from trained technicians, and a national support network. Exclusive partner Agility Fuel Systems will also be on-hand to talk about its systems that can be installed on McNeilus refuse vehicles.
• Automated arm program from Street Smart Parts™ that features new and remanufactured side loader arms and offers a discount with the return of an arm core.
Expo attendees will also find these McNeilus vehicles at various locations throughout the convention center:
• McNeilus’ exclusively international offering, the 10-cubic-yard Global Rear Loader, in the ARI-Hetra booth.
• Atlantic Series Front Loader (40-cubic-yard body) at the Mack and Big Truck Rental booths
• 43-cubic-yard Atlantic Front Loader in a special display space at Booth #2061
• Heavy Duty Rear Loader (25-cubic-yard body) in the Freightliner and Rush Refuse Systems booths
• Contender Front Loader in the Peterbilt booth
To learn more about McNeilus innovations, stop by booth #2235 or visit www.mcneiluscompanies.com.
McNeilus Truck & 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 its NGEN 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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