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Pierce dealer, Reliant Fire Apparatus, has opened a new service center in Slinger, WIReliant Fire Apparatus, the exclusive Pierce dealer for southern Wisconsin and Iowa, is commemorating the company’s 25th anniversary in business and as a Pierce dealer, with the grand opening of a new 10,000 square foot service center.

APPLETON, Wis. (August 15, 2019) – Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today that Reliant Fire Apparatus, the exclusive Pierce dealer for southern Wisconsin and Iowa, is commemorating the company’s 25th anniversary in business with the grand opening of its new 10,000 square foot service center. Developed as an extension of Reliant Fire Apparatus’ headquarters, the service center is easily accessed from the greater Milwaukee or Madison areas in Slinger, Wisconsin. In addition to preventive maintenance and major repair work for apparatus of all sizes, the new service center will act as a hub for a fleet of two mobile service units, one mobile trailer for maintenance, and one mobile pump test trailer.

Services performed at Reliant Fire Apparatus’ service center include:

  • 24-hour, seven-days-a-week emergency service available
  • Pump maintenance, repair, testing, and overhaul
  • Aerial inspection, maintenance, and repair
  • DOT inspections and preventative routine maintenance
  • OEM aftermarket parts support – parts stocking for immediate repairs or direct shipping
  • Specialty tooling and testing for industry-specific components
  • Recorded maintenance history on all vehicles utilizing the latest software and technology
  • Mobile service units
  • Mobile pump testing

“Opening our new service center in conjunction with our company’s 25th anniversary allows our dedicated team to show a continued and growing commitment to provide valuable resources and support to our customers,” said Brett Krueger, Co-Principal of Reliant Fire Apparatus. “Our knowledgeable and experienced service technicians have attained certifications such as the Pierce Master Technician, and have the expertise to provide reliable, accurate, and quality repairs and diagnosis. We look forward to helping the departments we serve reduce apparatus downtime, which will ultimately help them better serve and protect their communities.”

Reliant Fire Apparatus’ new service center can accommodate up to six trucks in a climate-controlled environment. The service center’s innovative configuration allows technicians to perform service in multiple bays through the use of portable devices such as wireless lifts, metered compressed fluid dispensing tanks, and placement of compressed air and electrical connections.

The addition of mobile service units will allow Reliant Fire Apparatus service technicians to quickly and efficiently perform repairs in locations most convenient for the departments they serve. Technicians for each mobile unit will have access to a dedicated inventory of parts and tools, as well as the ability to access all online records, service history, and troubleshooting information specific to vehicles.  

For more information about Pierce Manufacturing and Reliant Fire Apparatus’ new service center facility, visit www.piercemfg.com.

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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.

®, TM All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains statements that the Company believes to be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, statements regarding the Company’s future financial position, business strategy, targets, projected sales, costs, earnings, capital expenditures, debt levels and cash flows, and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. When used in this press release, words such as “may,” “will,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “should,” “project” or “plan” or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology are generally intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors, some of which are beyond the Company’s control, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

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