APPLETON, Wis. (May 20, 2011) – Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today announced that Emergency Equipment Professionals (EEP) has been named the sales and service dealer for both the Pierce and Medtec brands in Mississippi and Alabama. Headquartered in Horn Lake, Miss., the new dealership is led by President Jeff Kuntz.
“We’re excited for Jeff and his team to realize their vision for a Pierce dealership, and to continue on with the Pierce and Medtec brands,” said Jim Johnson, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Fire & Emergency. “Jeff has a well-earned reputation for outstanding service to the industry, and we know EEP will deliver strong sales and customer service to emergency responders in Mississippi and Alabama.”
“I only know one way to run a business, and that’s with a commitment to professionalism and serving customer needs,” said Jeff Kuntz, president of EEP. “This promise carries forward with the introduction of Emergency Equipment Professionals. We open our doors with comprehensive resources to meet the sales, service and support needs of first responders across the great states of Mississippi and Alabama.”
EEP is headquartered in Horn Lake, Miss. (conveniently located near Interstate Highways 55 and 69) and features a second facility south of Birmingham in Pelham, Ala. Both locations will offer comprehensive support capabilities and will be fully staffed with factory trained technicians and mobile service vehicles.
Visit www.eeproinc.com for more information.
About Pierce Manufacturing
Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is the leading North American manufacturer of custom fire apparatus. Products include 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. To learn more about Pierce, visit www.piercemfg.com
About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Medtec®, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline™, SMIT™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, log on to www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
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