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Oshkosh Corporation

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Oshkosh Corporation, formerly Oshkosh Truck, is an American industrial company that designs and builds specialty trucks, military vehicles, truck bodies, airport fire apparatus, and access equipment. The corporation also owns Pierce Manufacturing, a fire apparatus manufacturer in Appleton, Wisconsin, and JLG Industries, a leading manufacturer of lift equipment, including aerial lifts, boom lifts, scissor lifts, telehandlers and low-level access lifts.

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Oshkosh Corporation
IndustryAutomotive, Arms industry
Founded1917; 106 years ago (1917) (as Wisconsin Duplex Auto Company)
  • William Besserdich
  • Bernhard Mosling
HeadquartersOshkosh, Wisconsin, U.S.
Number of locations
29 (manufacturing facilities)
Area served
Key people
  • Stephen Newlin
  • (Chairman of the Board)
  • John Pfeifer
  • (President & CEO)
  • Michael Pack
  • (Executive VP & CFO)
  • Specialty trucks
  • Access equipment
  • Military vehicles
  • Increase US$ 7.95 billion
  • (FY Dec. 31 2021)
  • Increase US$ 466.8 million
  • (FY Dec. 31 2021)
  • Increase US$ 409.4 million
  • (FY Dec. 31 2021)
Total assets
  • Increase US$ 6.72 billion
  • (FY Dec. 31 2021)
Total equity
  • Increase US$ 3.08 billion
  • (FY Dec. 31 2021)
Number of employees
15,000[2] (2022) Edit this at Wikidata
Footnotes / references
Oshkosh facility in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, U.S.
Oshkosh North Plant

Based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the company employs approximately 15,000 people around the world at 130 facilities in 24 countries.[4] It is organized in four primary business groups: access equipment, defense, fire and emergency, and commercial.[citation needed]