December 22, 2014 10:56 PM ET

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Company Overview of Pierce Manufacturing Inc.

Company Overview

Pierce Manufacturing Inc. designs and manufactures custom fire trucks, apparatus, and equipment. It offers pumpers; aerial ladders and platforms; rescue apparatus; custom chassis; tankers; and fire apparatus. The company also provides parts and accessories; and maintenance, service, and repair, as well as refurbishment services. Pierce Manufacturing Inc. was formerly known as Auto Body Works and changed its name to Pierce Manufacturing Inc. in 1917. The company was founded in 1913 and is based in Appleton, Wisconsin with a location in Bradenton, Florida. Pierce Manufacturing Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation.

Team Services Building

2600 American Drive

P.O. Box 2017

Appleton, WI 54912-2017

United States

Founded in 1913

Phone:

920-832-3000

Fax:

920-832-3353

Key Executives for Pierce Manufacturing Inc.

Chief Operating Officer
Age: 56
Vice President of Pierce Operations in Florida and General Manager of Pierce Operations in Florida
Director of Training
Vice President of Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Pierce Manufacturing Inc. Key Developments

Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. Lays Off 129 Employees

Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. announced that its ambulance manufacturing plant in Bradenton that laid off 129 employees. Pierce Manufacturing, 1512 38th Ave., is ending its Medtec ambulance line two years after it moved the line to Florida, but will keep its fire truck line intact.

Ten More Pittsburgh Firefighters Files Civil Lawsuit Against Federal Signal Corp., Mack Trucks, American LaFrance, E-One Inc., Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp., Pierce Manufacturing Inc. and Seagrave Fire Apparatus LLC

Ten more Pittsburgh firefighters filed a civil lawsuit against the manufacturer of sirens and fire trucks, claiming the loud sounds permanently injured their hearing. The firefighters - seven of whom have been employed by the city since 1993 and three since 2001 - said the companies "knew or should have known that the products were inherently dangerous, defective and hazardous to human hearing" and "are strictly liable" for their hearing loss. Four Pittsburgh firefighters filed an almost identical lawsuit and have the same attorneys. Representatives from two of the companies - Federal Signal Corp. of Illinois and Mack Trucks of Allentown announced they will fight the lawsuits and believe they lack merit. Other companies named in the lawsuit are: American LaFrance of South Carolina, E-One Inc. of Florida, Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. of Carbon County, Pierce Manufacturing Inc. of Wisconsin and Seagrave Fire Apparatus LLC of Harrisburg. Officials from those companies did not return calls seeking comment.

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