Federal spending in Wisconsin fell more than 50 percent this year, mainly because the U.S. has been awarding fewer defense contracts as it winds down the war in Afghanistan, according to a recent report.
The Oshkosh Corp. has a bid opportunity for a conversion to gas heat project at the company’s Harrison Street manufacturing plant in Oshkosh.
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — There are labor pains at one of the Fox Valley’s largest employers. Oshkosh Corp. and union workers are at odds on a new contract, with the old one expiring Friday. Officials of the union that represents more than 3,000 members say a strike is a possibility. Oshkosh Corp. makes the military’s [...]
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Oshkosh Corp. has opened a manufacturing plant in China that will make heavy-duty lift equipment. The Wisconsin-based company said Monday the facility in Tianjin, China, will allow the company to better serve its Asian markets. The plant will operate under the name JLG Industries Inc., which is one of Oshkosh’s brand [...]
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Oshkosh Corp. will receive $459 million to make 1,200 trucks for the United States Army. Most of the order is for palletized-load-system vehicles that haul ammunition and other supplies. The trucks also have a trailer system that reduces the need for forklifts and other material-handling equipment. They also accept add-on armor [...]
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Union workers at Oshkosh Corp. have rejected a contract extension that offers a 3.5 percent raise. The company’s one-year extension offer also includes a $750 signing bonus and no increases in health or dental premiums. In a statement, Oshkosh Corp. calls the offer a “very good overall package, especially in today’s [...]
Published: August 17, 2010
Tags: CAMM, Center for Advanced Materials Manufacturing, foundries, Gwen Moore, Herb Kohl, metal-casting, nanostructured materials, Oshkosh Corp., University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, UWM
Backed by a $1.2 million federal grant, the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee has launched a Center for Advanced Materials Manufacturing that will support the transfer of UWM research in bulk nanostructured materials to manufacturing industries in both Wisconsin and the nation. These futuristic metallic materials hold the potential to revitalize foundries and metal-casting businesses if they [...]
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — The U.S. Army has ordered more than 2,400 military vehicles from the defense arm of Oshkosh Corp. in a deal worth about $600 million. According to Oshkosh Defense on Wednesday, the order calls for delivery of about 1,900 heavy-duty tactical trucks and more than 500 supply trucks. The order is part [...]
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — The defense arm of Oshkosh Corp. has received a Pentagon order for more than 2,600 military trucks in a deal worth more than $410 million. Oshkosh Defense said Monday the vehicles are scheduled to be delivered between March and December of next year. The trucks are part of an armored family [...]
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — The defense arm of Oshkosh Corp. has received four U.S. Army contracts worth $19 million to repair and deliver nearly 200 military vehicles. Oshkosh Defense said Thursday the awards extend existing military contracts that will now wrap up in January. The Oshkosh, Wis.-based company builds heavy-duty vehicles, including a popular class [...]