OSHKOSH, WIS. (Dec. 20, 2012) –Oshkosh Airport Products Group (“Oshkosh”), a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), today announced the expansion of the sales and service territory of Team Eagle Ltd. to represent Oshkosh snow equipment products, including the Oshkosh H-Series™ family of airport snow removal vehicles. Team Eagle is now responsible for the New England states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, in addition to its present territory that includes Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and all of Canada. Team Eagle has been an Oshkosh snow equipment dealer since the 1990s.
“Team Eagle is a top-notch organization, and this New England states territory expansion for our snow equipment products is a well deserved recognition of its capabilities and professionalism,” said Jeff Resch, Oshkosh Airport Products Group vice president and general manager. “Team Eagle has more than 30 years of airfield experience; they possess tremendous expertise in helping airports with snow removal vehicles and equipment, parts support, and service needs.”
“We’re excited to expand our territory representing Oshkosh, and we look forward to taking our commitment to customer service to Oshkosh snow removal customers throughout New England,” said Steve McKeown, president of Team Eagle Ltd. “We are setting up comprehensive capabilities across the region, and will continue to provide the same level of excellent customer support that we always have.”
Team Eagle already serves Oshkosh customers in New England through parts and service support for the Striker® Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle line. The company has an established parts distribution network, as well as a team of certified and trained technicians. The company is setting up offices and mobile support capabilities in New England to provide airport snow removal customers a continued level of excellent customer service. For more information, visit www.team-eagle.com or call 1-866-241-3264.
Team Eagle is a leading supplier of snow and ice removal equipment, ARFF vehicles, GPS/GIS situational awareness, Safety Management Systems, and Digital Inspection and Monitoring Systems for airfield management professionals. Team Eagle has served and supported the airfield market for over 30 years with leading technologies and innovative solutions.
Photo caption: Oshkosh Airport Products today announced the expansion of the sales territory of Team Eagle Ltd. to represent Oshkosh snow equipment products for the New England states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
About Oshkosh Airport Products
The Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, is a designer and builder of industry-leading airport snow removal and firefighting vehicles. Its flagship Striker® Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle and Oshkosh® H-Series™ snow removal chassis are known for their durability and superior performance and sold throughout the world. For more information, visit www.oshkoshairport.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®,McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, please visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
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