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Ten-8 Fire Equipment , exclusive Pierce dealer for Florida and Georgia, has opened a new service center in Fort Myers, FloridaTen-8 Fire Equipment, the exclusive Pierce dealer for Florida and Georgia, has opened a new 11,000 square-foot service center in Fort Myers, Florida. Now offering five service centers in the state of Florida, Ten-8 Fire Equipment’s Fort Myers Service Center will provide apparatus repairs and preventive maintenance, warranty repairs, pump inspection, an extensive parts inventory, technician training, and more.

APPLETON, Wis. (October 23, 2019) – Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced today that Ten-8 Fire Equipment, the exclusive Pierce dealer for Florida and Georgia, has opened a new service center conveniently located near I-75 at 16130 Lee Road in Fort Myers, Florida. As the company’s fifth service center in the state of Florida, the 11,000 square-foot service center will offer preventive maintenance and major repair work for apparatus, including aerial platforms.

“Reducing fire apparatus downtime is crucial, and by providing a service center that offers convenient access for fire departments will assist departments in keeping apparatus in service,” said Keith Chapman, CEO of Ten-8 Fire Equipment. “We appreciate the commitment of our knowledgeable team and the incredible relationships we’ve built in the region. I am confident the new Fort Myers service center will provide exceptional support and be an important resource for current and future customers.”

Attendees at Ten-8 Fire Equipment's new service center open houseTen-8 Fire Equipment’s Fort Myers Service Center will provide:

  • OEM certified and Pierce-trained technicians
  • Indoor areas to accommodate ladder maintenance, repair, and aerial platform work
  • Preventive maintenance and warranty repairs
  • Extensive parts inventory
  • Pump inspection
  • Technician training
  • Ample storage space for apparatus parts and equipment inventory to be kept on-site for quick repairs

Ten-8 Fire Equipment’s Fort Myers Service Center features three main access doors and four bays, allowing for service to simultaneously be conducted on up to ten trucks. As an added convenience for customers, the new service center is located next door to an Allison, Detroit, and Cummins service center that provides additional fire apparatus warranty support. For fire departments that require onsite maintenance, repair, and parts delivery, Ten-8 Fire Equipment offers a fleet of 15 mobile service units that support the Florida and Georgia regions.

For more information about Pierce Manufacturing and Ten-8 Fire Equipment’s Fort Myers Service Center, 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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