OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 2018--
Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) today announced that it has been named
the 2017 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year in the annual competition
sponsored by the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, the advisory firm
of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP and the legal firm of Michael Best &
The annual Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Awards Program recognizes
Wisconsin companies that demonstrate a commitment to business
excellence, which has a positive impact on the company and the state,
making Wisconsin a better place to live, work and play. Oshkosh
Corporation was part of the “Mega” category, based on the number of
“2017 was an amazing year. In addition to celebrating our 100th
anniversary, we continued to grow our People First culture, and we
delivered strong financial results. Being named the 2017 Wisconsin
Manufacturer of the Year makes it even more special. This esteemed award
is only possible because of our team members in the Oshkosh Corporation
family. They continue to take our company to the next level,” said
Wilson R. Jones, Oshkosh Corporation President & Chief Executive Officer.
Judging and scoring is based on the company’s team member engagement,
leadership, financial stability, manufacturing operations, safety
management, continuous improvement strategies, innovation, procurement
processes and community impact.
“This is a well-deserved award for Oshkosh Corporation," said Kurt R.
Bauer, WMC President and Chief Executive Officer. "The impact of Oshkosh
is not only felt in its local community, but around Wisconsin and the
rest of the world. Congratulations to everyone at Oshkosh on being named
Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year."
In addition to be named the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year, Oshkosh
Corporation recently announced being named one of the ten companies in Barron’s
“Top 100 Most Sustainable Companies” and one of the 2018 World’s Most
Ethical Companies. Oshkosh Corporation was also named one of FORTUNE’s
World’s Most Admired Companies, a Glassdoor Best Place to Work, a
Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media and one of America’s Best
Large Employers by Forbes.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is more than 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 www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
®, ™ All brand names referred to in this news release are
trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.
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