Oshkosh Corp. dispatches McNeilus and London brands, keeps S-Series fronts

Sources: Right Lane Industries, Chicago; CP staff Right Lane Industries, an industrial holding company keen on long-term investments, has entered an agreement to acquire London Machinery Inc. and the rear discharge concrete mixer business of McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. from Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. Scheduled for a late-February closing, the deal will leave Oshkosh with its namesake S-Series front discharge…

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Next generation Oshkosh S-Series embodies mechanical to digital shift

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As peak 2019 construction season approached, Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corporation briefly assembled ready mixed concrete producers from across the industry to showcase and open the order book for the new namesake S-Series front discharge mixer truck. President and CEO Wilson Jones framed the vehicle in terms of an overall diesel-powered equipment migration from mechanical to digital, Internet of Things-heavy operation. He and senior business leaders underscored TCO, or total cost of ownership, as the driving force behind the new S-Series design and specs. Measured against a legacy model introduced 25 years ago and upgraded in 1999, they outlined the truck’s features and performance potential:

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