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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.
|Industry||Automotive, Arms industry|
|Founded||1917; 106 years ago (1917) (as Wisconsin Duplex Auto Company)|
|Headquarters||Oshkosh, Wisconsin, U.S.|
Number of locations
|29 (manufacturing facilities)|
Number of employees
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Based in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the company employs approximately 15,000 people around the world at 130 facilities in 24 countries. It is organized in four primary business groups: access equipment, defense, fire and emergency, and commercial.