Oshkosh Corp was formed in 1917 and was incorporated in Wisconsin. The Company along with its subsidiaries designs, manufactures and markets a range of specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies. It currently operates in four business segments: defense, access equipment, fire & emergency and commercial. The Company's access equipment segment manufactures aerial work platforms and telehandlers used in the construction, agricultural, industrial, institutional and general maintenance applications to position workers and materials at elevated heights. Access equipment customers include equipment rental companies, construction contractors, manufacturing companies, home improvement centers and the U.S. military. The Company's fire & emergency segment manufactures commercial and custom firefighting vehicles and equipment, aircraft rescue and firefighting ('ARFF') vehicles, snow removal vehicles, ambulances, wreckers, carriers and other emergency vehicles mainly sold to fire departments, airports, other governmental units and towing companies in the U.S. and abroad; mobile medical trailers sold to hospitals and third-party medical service providers in the U.S., Europe and a growing number of other regions; and broadcast vehicles sold to broadcasters and television stations in North America and abroad. The Company's commercial segment manufactures rear- and front-discharge concrete mixers, refuse collection vehicles, portable and stationary concrete batch plants and vehicle components sold to ready-mix companies and commercial and municipal waste haulers in North America and other international markets and field service vehicles and truck-mounted cranes sold to mining, construction and other companies in the U.S. and abroad. The Company holds trademarks for 'Oshkosh,' 'JLG,' 'SkyTrak,' 'Lull,' 'Toucan,' 'Pierce,' 'McNeilus,' 'Revolution,' 'Medtec,' 'Jerr-Dan,' 'CON-E-CO,' 'London,' 'Frontline,' 'SMIT' and 'IMT' among others. The Company purchases chassis components, such as vehicle frames, engines, transmissions, radiators, axles, tires, drive motors, bearings and hydraulic components and vehicle body options, such as cranes, cargo bodies and trailers, from third-party suppliers. Its competitors include The Heil Company, LaBrie Equipment Ltd., New Way Palfinger AG, Cargotec Corporation Fassi Group SpA and among others. The Company is subject to environmental matters and legal proceedings and claims.
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