Oshkosh Corp. News

Greek Armed Forces To Release Tender Order To Replace Two Historic Vehicles In Their Fleet

The decision to replace two historic vehicles of the Greek Armed Forces, the Stagier trucks and the jeeps of the Mercedes-Benz GD, through a tender whose first part is estimated to have a budget of 550 million euros, mobilizes all major automakers active in defense, but also a number of companies specializing in the equipment of such vehicles. Replacing historic vehicles Some unofficial presentations have already been made in Athens, Greence by foreign groups According to information, some un...

Charleston Fire Department Equips With Second Ascendant 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Tower From Pierce Manufacturing Inc.

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that it has secured an order for an Ascendant 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Tower built on an Arrow XT custom chassis. Sold through Pierce Manufacturing’s dealer, Spartan Fire and Emergency Apparatus, Charleston’s second mid-mount tower order for the fire department follows a previous delivery of the same apparatus in September 2019. Ascendant 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Tower The Charleston Fire Department’...

Pierce Manufacturing Secures An Order Of Enforcer Pumpers And Ascendant Ladder From The Hall County Fire Services

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has secured an order from Hall County Fire Services in Georgia. Sold through Pierce dealer, Ten-8 Fire Equipment, the order includes eight Pierce® Enforcer™ Pumpers and one Ascendant® 107’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Ladder. The new fire apparatus will support the department’s efforts to standardize its fleet to allow personnel consistency in their response and service delivery. Excellent customer service “Our fi...

Eighth Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb At Lambeau Field To Be Hosted As A Virtual Fundraising Event

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that the Eighth Annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb set to take place on the steps of Lambeau Field in September, will now be hosted as a virtual fundraising event in support of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). Co-sponsored by the Green Bay Metro Fire Department, the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field has been recognized as the largest event of its kind in the United States. Due to the unprecedented cir...

Pierce Manufacturing Supplies Nine Pumpers Built On A Freightliner Chassis For Dyer County Fire Department

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that it has secured an order for nine pumpers built on a Freightliner chassis from Dyer County Fire Department located in Northwest Tennessee. Emergency vehicle specialists Sold through Pierce dealer for Tennessee and Arkansas, Emergency Vehicle Specialists, the order for nine pumpers is the largest in the department’s history and will be distributed among each of its nine fire stations to replace aging apparatus. Our...

Oshkosh Corporation Appoints John C. Pfeifer As President

Oshkosh Corporation, an innovator of mission-critical vehicles and equipment, announced that John C. Pfeifer, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Oshkosh, effective May 11, 2020. Mr. Pfeifer will continue to report to Wilson R. Jones, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Pfeifer joined Oshkosh in May 2019 and has been responsible for overseeing the Company’s Access Equipment, Fire & Emergency and Commercial segments...

Pierce Manufacturing Provides Velocity 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Platform To Rochester Fire Department

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, in collaboration with Pierce dealer MacQueen Emergency Group, has delivered a Pierce® Velocity® 100’ Heavy-Duty Aerial Platform featuring innovative new idle reduction technology. The apparatus is the first of its kind and addresses the City of Rochester’s requirements to reduce emissions and its carbon footprint. The Pierce idle reduction technology incorporates high-performance lithium-ion batteries, lead-acid batt...

Pierce Manufacturing Announces Global Emergency Products Acquired By MacQueen Emergency

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has announced that Global Emergency Products, dealer for Illinois and Indiana, was acquired by MacQueen Emergency. The acquisition is comprised of territories and all facilities, including dealership and service locations. MacQueen Emergency, a customer-focused provider of the highest-quality emergency products, will begin offering expanded services to Illinois and Indiana, while continuing to service its existing regions of Minnesota,...

Pierce Manufacturing Secures Order For Eight Custom Pumpers From Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has announced that it has secured an order for eight custom pumpers from Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services based just south of Atlanta in Riverdale, Georgia. Sold through the exclusive Pierce dealer for Georgia and Florida, Ten-8 Fire Equipment, the order for eight Pierce Enforcer Pumpers is the largest in the department’s history and a continuation of Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services’ 2016 apparatus add...

Pierce Manufacturing Announces Firematic’s 50th Anniversary With Their New Service Center And Dealer Of The Year Award

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that Firematic Supply Company, Pierce’s dealer for Eastern New York and Connecticut, has commemorated the company’s 50th anniversary with the opening of a state-of-the-art showroom and service center in Patterson, New York, and the acceptance of Pierce’s distinguished 2019 Dealer of the Year Award. Sell And Service Fire Extinguishers Originally established in 1961 to sell and service fire extinguishers and f...

Pierce Announces That Siddons-Martin Acquires Superior Equipment For Business Expansion

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announces that Pierce dealer, Siddons-Martin Emergency Group, acquires Superior Equipment expanding its territory to include Utah and Nevada. The expansion excludes Clark County, Nevada which will continue to be served by Hughes Fire Equipment Inc. As one of the largest emergency vehicle dealerships in North America, Siddons-Martin Emergency Group adds the new territory to its existing regions served, which include Texas, Louisiana, and...

Pierce Manufacturing And Fotokite Establish An Exclusive Alliance To Provide Situational Awareness Systems To Firefighters And First Responders

Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that it is partnering exclusively with Fotokite to provide situational awareness systems to firefighters and first responders. The introduction of the Pierce Situational Awareness System by Fotokite was announced at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in April 2019. Through a newly-established exclusive arrangement between Pierce and Fotokite, the vehicle-integrated situational awareness product will be available...

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