BRADENTON, Fla. (April 19, 2012) – Medtec Ambulance, part of the Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] Fire & Emergency segment, is displaying a trio of Medtec custom ambulances at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) that begins today in Indianapolis, Ind. Two Medtec units are on display at the booth inside Lucas Oil Stadium, while a third unit is stationed outside, flanking the main entrance to the Stadium.
“Our mission is to build custom ambulances that meet the specific needs of fire and EMS departments, and the vehicles on display at FDIC are excellent examples of our purpose in action,” said Dan Peters, Pierce Manufacturing and Medtec Ambulance senior vice president of sales.
On display inside Lucas Oil Stadium is a Medtec M180 Type I ambulance, shown courtesy of the Cedarburg Fire Department in Cedarburg, Wis. This custom unit features a Kenworth T300 chassis, a 180-inch body (with 74 inches of interior headroom), a 176-inch wheelbase, a rear air ride suspension, side impact beams, and an underbody ground lighting system. Other features include sweep out compartments, a restocking cabinet, a supplemental refrigeration system and a traffic preemption device.
Also on display at the Pierce booth is a Medtec M170 Type I ambulance, shown courtesy of the Livonia Fire Department in Livonia, Mich. This custom ambulance is built on a Freightliner chassis, with a 170-inch body and a full 72 inches of interior headroom. This unit features ducted HVAC system, large sweep out compartments, LED rope lighting, a backup camera, and an additional A/C compressor.
The Medtec unit positioned outside Lucas Oil Stadium is a Medtec M170 Type I ambulance built on a Ford F-650 chassis with a 182-inch wheelbase, 6.7L Cummins ISB engine, and an air ride suspension. This stock unit is build with multiplexed electronics, an advanced HVAC system, side impact beam construction, an executive attendant seat with armrests, underbody ground lighting, a power door lock system, and high intensity LED emergency lighting.
Photo Caption: Medtec Ambulance is displaying a trio of Medtec custom ambulances at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC).
About Medtec Ambulance
Medtec Ambulance, part of the Fire & Emergency segment of Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE:OSK], is a leading United States brand of custom ambulance vehicles. Medtec offers a comprehensive product line of Type I, Type III, and Additional Duty ambulances, as well as the RediMedic™ by Medtec line of full featured and value positioned ambulances. All Medtec ambulances are custom-built to customer specifications and backed by a strong network of dealers. Visit www.medtecambulance.com for more information.
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, visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
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