OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) recently celebrated its 100 Year Anniversary with a large Community Parade and Open House held on Saturday, July 15. True to the Company’s mission, these 100 Year Events focused on Making a Difference in People’s Lives.
Team members and community friends who visited the 100 Year Anniversary Open House helped donate more than $5,000 and 1,700 pounds of food, which equates to 15,000 meals to the Oshkosh Area Food Coalition. The Boy Scouts of America Bay-Lakes Council served food at the Open House and the Company helped them raise more than $13,000.
Additionally, thanks to supplier partners of Oshkosh Corporation, $90,000 was donated to the Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley, and an additional $90,000 was donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh.
“I’m humbled to lead this 100 Year Strong Company. These 100 Year Anniversary events have showcased our history, our dedicated teams, our community involvement and our positive future at Oshkosh Corporation. They wouldn’t have been possible without the hard work of our amazing team members, and the support of our community. Together, we made a real difference and we’re excited for the future,” said Wilson R. Jones, Oshkosh Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer.
The Company’s 100 Year Anniversary Parade featured more than 60 historical and modern vehicles, including the Company’s very first vehicle, Old Betsy, built in 1917. The 100 Year Anniversary Parade was live streamed with commentary and is available to those that missed the parade, or who would like to enjoy again. To access the replay of the Parade, please click here.
Highlighting the Company’s People First Culture, a retiree event was held where more than 350 retirees were honored, and a concert was held with 8,000 team members to celebrate 100 Years of Making a Difference.
To learn more about the Company’s 100 Year Anniversary, please visit oshkosh100.oshkoshcorp.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is 100 years strong and continues to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh brings together a unique set of integrated capabilities and diverse end markets that, when combined with the Company’s MOVE strategy and positive long-term outlook, illustrate why Oshkosh is a different integrated global industrial. The Company is a leader in designing, manufacturing and servicing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®.
Today, Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 500 Company with manufacturing operations on four continents. Its products are recognized around the world for quality, durability and innovation, and can be found in more than 150 countries around the globe. As a different integrated global industrial, Oshkosh is committed to making a difference for team members, customers, shareholders, communities and the environment. For more information, please visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
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