McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc. will be transitioning the manufacturing of its concrete mixers to two locations - sister company London Machinery’s facility in London, Ontario, Canada, and parent company Oshkosh Corporation’s facility in Oshkosh, Wis.
“Adding McNeilus mixers into these other mixer manufacturing facilities provides upgraded economies-of-scale and tailored flexibility for our mixer business. While this provides the growth capacity needed, the simplified platform allows our ability to expand the resources for the customers we serve in North American & global markets,” said Bob Monchamp, vice president and general manager of Concrete Mixers for McNeilus and London.
London Machinery has been manufacturing concrete mixers for over 115 years. The company joined Oshkosh Corporation in 2005. Their facility, completed in 2009, is purpose-built to produce mixers. The custom space encompasses just over 145,000 square feet - making it the largest mixer dedicated manufacturing facility in the industry. They have an established supply chain with current and new McNeilus partners that can support the increased capacity at the highest quality. Over the past three years, the facility produced several hundred McNeilus mixers for the US market.
The Minnesota campus has been home to McNeilus mixer production for the past 50 years. The campus has increased in size over those years including adding the production of refuse collection vehicles 29 years ago. The transition of mixer manufacturing expands capacity for both McNeilus concrete mixers and refuse collection vehicles driving quality, delivery and growth.The McNeilus Dodge Center Headquarters will continue to be home to the Mixer Research & Development Center for concrete placement products as our engineering teams continue to lead the industry with their customer-driven innovations. This includes the next phases of our award-winning FLEX Controls system driving the industry forward with its unique ability to help maximize total cost of ownership (TCO) for our customers.
The phased transition plan will take place rapidly over the next few months.