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.
To learn more about McNeilus, please visit www.mcneiluscompanies.com/refuse and www.mcneiluscompanies.com/about/careers.
McNeilus Hosts Students for Career Day Event
Area high school and technical school students are invited to tour the facility, get an up-close look at McNeilus trucks and apply on-site.
McNeilus welcomes area high school and technical school students to its campus on Saturday, April 13 for a special career day event.
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (April 2, 2019) – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, will welcome high school and technical students and their families to McNeilus on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a special career day event. This inaugural McNeilus Career Day includes a tour of the production facility, a walkaround of a McNeilus concrete mixer and refuse collection vehicle and opportunities to apply and interview on-site for open positions that will help kickstart new careers.
McNeilus representatives have been meeting graduating classes at high schools and technical schools in the area over the past few weeks to introduce them to everything McNeilus has to offer. As a people-first company, McNeilus continually invests in its employees through training and education, including youth apprenticeship programs with local high schools and learning to weld onsite through Riverland Community College. McNeilus also provides a variety of opportunities to get involved with community volunteer groups and activities, along with competitive pay, excellent benefits and advancement opportunities across the entire corporation.
“There’s endless potential here,” says Brad Nelson, president of McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing and senior vice president of Oshkosh Corporation’s Commercial Segment. “We have employees here who show up to work every day, work hard and at the end of the day are proud of what they’ve accomplished. It’s a great place to live, a great place to work, and we’re hoping to show a small piece of that experience during our McNeilus Career Day event.”
McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing employs approximately 1,200 people locally and has a strong reputation as a reliable brand with vast expertise in the industries it manufacturers products for. McNeilus concrete mixers and refuse collection vehicles can be found throughout North America and across the globe from the United Kingdom to Vietnam to Argentina.
To learn more about McNeilus, please visit www.mcneiluscompanies.com and www.mcneiluscompanies.com/about/careers.
McNeilus and Agility Fuel Solutions Continue to Build Industry-Leading CNG Partnership
Industry leaders announce plans to expand service unmatched in the industry
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (May 9, 2017) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announces the evolution of its strategic alliance with natural gas industry leader Agility Fuel Solutions at WasteExpo 2017, May 8-11 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
“By enhancing our relationship with Agility, we can provide added value for our customers,” said Brad Nelson, president, McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., and Oshkosh Corporation’s Commercial Segment. “Linking Agility’s design and manufacturing expertise with our extensive installation, parts distribution and service capabilities creates a product and support system for natural gas fleets that is unmatched in the industry.”
The alliance is designed to offer fleets a broad and differentiated offering of designs and capacities to meet the needs of any customer. For instance, McNeilus will now be authorized providers of repairs and warranty, provide parts and service for Agility’s CNG systems and conduct Agility CNG installations throughout its branch network.
Agility’s strategic partnership with Cummins, the leading provider of engines to the trucking industry, has produced Blue iQ™, an integrated engine and fuel system with performance enhancements, diagnostics improvements and telematics services. Ultimately, customers will receive a world class customer experience and benefit from the products and services of all three proven market leaders.