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Oshkosh Corporation to Acquire Hinowa S.p.A.


Oshkosh Corporation to Acquire Hinowa S.p.A.

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Oshkosh Corporation to Acquire Hinowa S.p.A.
Oshkosh Corporation to Acquire Hinowa S.p.A.

Oshkosh Corporation, a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hinowa® S.p.A., a privately held international company and leading manufacturer of track-based aerial work platforms, mini dumpers, lift trucks and undercarriages. Once complete, Hinowa will become part of the Oshkosh Access Equipment segment. Hinowa is well-known for its advanced track designs and electrification expertise as an early adopter and leader in lithium-ion battery technology. Hinowa has produced JLG® compact crawler boom lifts since 2010, including electric, hybrid and diesel-powered models.

“We are excited to expand our long-term relationship with Hinowa. Combining our capabilities will enable us to better serve customers and expand our operational footprint in Europe,” said Frank Nerenhausen, executive vice president Oshkosh Corporation and president, JLG Industries.

“We look forward to welcoming the Hinowa team into the Oshkosh family. This acquisition will accelerate our electrification capabilities and provide growth opportunities across core and adjacent markets,” said John Pfeifer, Oshkosh Corporation’s president and chief executive officer.

“We are pleased to join Oshkosh Corporation. Our successful 12-year relationship with JLG, along with shared core values around culture, safety, productivity and sustainability position us well for the future,” said Dante Fracca, founder and owner of Hinowa.

Hinowa was founded in 1987 in Nogara, Italy and today has an approximate 250,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility and 50,000 sq. ft. parts facility with nearly 230 team members. The company has a long history of innovation, offering a diverse line of premium products for work at height and vegetation management applications. The Hinowa acquisition supports the Oshkosh accelerated growth strategy. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close within 90-days.

At Oshkosh, the company make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common cause: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, MAXIMETAL, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, Oshkosh® Airport Products, London™ and Pratt Miller.

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