Oshkosh Corporation broke ground for a new manufacturing facility in Tianjin, China. The new facility will produce JLG(R) access equipment specifically for the Asian market. Today’s announcement is another step in Oshkosh Corporation’s strategic business initiatives to meet the demands of a global economy and the growth potential of the China and Asian markets in particular. Oshkosh currently manufactures in 11 countries and has additional service operations in 16 countries.
“Today’s groundbreaking is confirmation of our investment in the future, and a significant opportunity for our customers, as well as the company. This facility will be the first ever China-based manufacturing facility for Oshkosh Corporation,” said Robert G. Bohn, Oshkosh Corporation chairman and chief executive officer. “The facility we are building in Tianjin is a strategic initiative to directly service regional customers with a faster delivery turnaround for our JLG brand of aerial work platforms.”
Source: Oshkosh Corporation