Oshkosh Corp. News

Pierce launches new high flow industrial apparatus at Fire Rescue International 2017

The Pierce high flow industrial apparatus features the first application of a Darley 2ZSM water pump Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, introduces the new Pierce High Flow Industrial Apparatus that is capable of flowing 5,500 gallons per minute when drafting, and up to 10,000 gallons per minute when drawing from a pressurised water source. This powerful and industry-leading vehicle will be on display at booth #2801 at Fire Rescue International (FRI) in...

Pierce Manufacturing delivers Pierce Velocity pumpers and Pierce 100-foot aerial platform to Redmond Fire Department

The aerial platform offers a 50-mph wind rating, a five-inch waterway, and a wide and roomy platform basket Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has placed two Pierce Velocity pumpers and a Pierce 100-foot aerial platform into service with the Redmond Fire Department located in Redmond, Washington. Following the department’s ‘push in’ ceremony, Redmond Fire Department’s fleet is 100% Pierce apparatus. Fire suppression and emergenc...

Pierce Manufacturing provides 15 fire and emergency apparatus to Clackamas Fire District in Oregon

The purchase includes Pierce custom pumpers, aerial tillers, tankers, rescues and wildland units Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, recently announced an order for 15 Pierce fire and emergency apparatus from Clackamas Fire District #1 in Oregon. The purchase includes six Pierce® Dash® CF custom pumpers, two Pierce Arrow XT™ aerial tillers, three Pierce 3,000-gallon tankers, two Pierce Type 3 wildland apparatus, one Pierce Arrow XT heavy-du...

Pierce to display 18 fire & emergency apparatus at FDIC 2016 and sponsor NFFF 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Pierce booth will include all-new configurations of Ascendant 107-foot heavy-duty ladder Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company and the leading North American manufacturer of fire and emergency vehicles, will display a total of 18 fire and emergency apparatus – and demonstrate new technologies – during the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) Exhibition in Indianapolis, Ind. April 21-23, 2016. In addition, Pierce will sponsor and host the Nat...

Pierce Ascendant 107-foot steel heavy-duty aerial ladder hits the popularity charts with more than 60 orders

The Ascendant aerial passed all NFPA structural and stability testing requirements prior to its launch Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has received over 60 orders and counting for its game-changing Pierce® Ascendant™ 107-foot steel heavy-duty aerial ladder since its unveiling last year, making it the most popular new aerial apparatus in the Company’s history. The Pierce Ascendant’s advanced level of strength and performance in...

Oshkosh delivers 17 Striker ARFF vehicles to GAP-operated airports in Mexico

The Striker ARFF vehicles offer advanced safety systems and deliver innovative fire suppression technology Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, has delivered 17 Oshkosh® Striker® Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles to airports operated by Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V (GAP) in Mexico. The deliveries include a variety of Oshkosh Striker configurations, including seven (7) 4 X 4, eight (8) 6 X 6, and two...

Pierce dealer Firematic Supply opens new service facility in Altamont, New York

Firematic's new facility will enhance customer support to fire departments in 19 counties Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation Company announced recently that Firematic Supply Company of Long Island, New York has opened a new service facility in Altamont, New York near Albany. Firematic expanded its existing territories, in Connecticut and southeastern New York State, to include 19 counties in eastern portions of upstate New York. Firematic’s new facility will en...

Pierce supplies six Dash CF custom fire and emergency vehicles to CCFR in Saint Peters, Missouri

The purchase includes five pumpers and one aerial platform; all will be delivered in late 2016 Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, recently announced an order for six Pierce® Dash® CF custom fire and emergency vehicles from the Central County Fire & Rescue Fire Protection District (CCFR) in Saint Peters, Mo. The order represents a full fleet replacement of Pierce vehicles that have served the department since 2002. The purchase includes five...

Pierce to provide its Saber custom chassis to MAXIMETAL in Canada

MAXIMETAL will add its own fire bodies and market apparatus for sale across Canada through Pierce dealer network Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that it has teamed up with MAXIMETAL, INC. of Saint-Georges de Beauce, Quebec, and Canada. Pierce will sell Pierce® Saber® custom chassis’ to MAXIMETAL who, in turn, will manufacture and mount its various firefighting body configurations onto the chassis. The completed apparatus will...

Pierce fire apparatus protects oil field resources for Malaga Volunteer Fire Department in Eddy County

Pierce placed Arrow XT fire apparatus outfitted with Snozzle HRET on duty with the Malaga VFD Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, placed a Pierce® Arrow XT™ fire apparatus outfitted with the Oshkosh-exclusive Snozzle® High Reach Extendable Turret (HRET) on duty with the Malaga Volunteer Fire Department in Eddy County, New Mexico. Since going into service, the apparatus has proven itself in several emergency responses, protecting crude oil p...

Pierce to provide 48 custom fire and emergency vehicles to Kansas City Fire Department in Missouri

The order includes 28 pumpers, 9 aerial platforms, 4 rescue pumpers, 3 heavy-duty rescues, 3 aerial tillers, & 1 Hazmat unit Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, recently announced an order for 48 Pierce® custom fire and emergency vehicles from the Kansas City Fire Department (KCFD) in Kansas City, Missouri. The order is for a wide range of custom apparatus, including 28 pumpers, nine aerial platforms, four rescue pumpers, three heavy-duty res...

Oshkosh Snozzle® high-reach extendable turret now available with several enhancements

With its all-new electronics software package, the entire new system has been integrated into the Striker ARFF line Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that its Oshkosh Snozzle® high-reach extendable turret (HRET) is now equipped with several enhancements. Renowned for its ability to keep firefighters further away from danger, the Oshkosh Snozzle HRET’s new features improve performance, ergonomics, and serviceability. Game-ch...

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