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Pierce Manufacturing Inc. announced today that Commercial Truck Equipment Corporation is the new Pierce dealer for the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, as well as Nunavut, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories. With a network of full-service locations across the provinces, Commercial Truck Equipment is Western Canada’s largest supplier of truck equipment, and their branch location in Surrey, BC has been a Pierce authorized services provider since 2011.

APPLETON, Wis. (July 13, 2017) – Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company (NYSE:OSK) announced today that Commercial Truck Equipment Corporation is the new Pierce dealer for the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, as well as Nunavut, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories. To ensure seamless service to current Pierce customers, a succession plan, coordinated with former Pierce dealer Wholesale Fire & Rescue LTD., allows for a six-month transition period running through December 2017.

“We are ecstatic to announce Commercial Truck Equipment as the newest member of Pierce’s dealer network, and we wholeheartedly welcome them into this select group of full-service organizations,” said Jim Johnson, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president of the Fire & Emergency segment and Pierce Manufacturing. “We’re extremely confident in its capabilities and commitment to serving Pierce customers.”

Commercial Truck Equipment’s branch location in Surrey, BC has been an authorized Pierce services provider since 2011. “Through our succession planning process we identified an ideal partner to move our business forward in the region,” explained Matt McLeish, Pierce Manufacturing’s senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Commercial Truck Equipment features a long tradition of ‘best in class’ product knowledge, customer support, and technical expertise. Pierce customers across Western Canada will benefit from this move.”

With a network of full-service locations, Commercial Truck Equipment is Western Canada’s largest supplier of truck equipment, and is well suited for an increased role in the fire and emergency industry. Renowned throughout Canada for its professional engineers, designers, and certified heavy-duty mechanics, welders, and fabricators, Commercial Truck Equipment’s staff is expert in a wide range of truck applications and integration solutions.

“We are excited and proud to represent Pierce Manufacturing across Western Canada – it’s the most highly regarded name in the industry for good reason. Their product quality and professionalism are second to none,” said Morgan MacKay, general manager of Commercial Truck Equipment Corporation. “We have an expert team in place that understands the unique requirements of the emergency truck industry and are ready to provide expert solutions, parts and service. We will soon be getting in touch with local fire rescue departments and formally introducing ourselves. In the meantime, we encourage anyone with questions or immediate needs to contact one of our six western Canadian locations.”

About Commercial Truck Equipment

Founded in 1947 in Vancouver, BC, Commercial Truck Equipment Corporation is Western Canada’s largest supplier of truck equipment, with an impressive history of growth, and an unmatched level of customer service and support. Its product expertise includes truck cranes, recovery vehicles, utility trucks, dump and gravel trucks, as well as truck hydraulic systems, truck parts and service. The company’s full-service branches and mobile support across Canada have the parts inventory, and technical and engineering expertise to meet the needs of its customers. Visit www.commercialtruckequipment.ca for more information.

Posted: Jul 13, 2017 11:34:36 AM by Pierce Mfg.

Topics: Press Release, Business Updates

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About Pierce Manufacturing
Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is the leading North American manufacturer of custom fire apparatus, including custom and commercial pumpers, aerials, rescue trucks, wildland trucks, minipumpers, elliptical tankers, and homeland security apparatus. In addition, Pierce designs its own foam systems and was the first company to introduce frontal airbags and the Side Roll Protection system to fire apparatus. Pierce markets its products through the industry’s largest and most comprehensive dealer and service network. The company enjoys a nationwide web of dealerships with over 600 certified and factory trained Service Brigade technicians and over 50 service centers. Visit piercemfg.com to learn more about Pierce.

About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is 100 years strong and continues to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh brings together a unique set of integrated capabilities and diverse end markets that, when combined with the Company’s MOVE strategy and positive long-term outlook, illustrate why Oshkosh is a different integrated global industrial.  The Company is a leader in designing, manufacturing and servicing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®.

Today, Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 500 Company with manufacturing operations on four continents. Its products are recognized around the world for quality, durability and innovation, and can be found in more than 150 countries around the globe.  As a different integrated global industrial, Oshkosh is committed to making a difference for team members, customers, shareholders, communities and the environment. For more information, please visit oshkoshcorporation.com.

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