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June 4, 2010
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -- JLG Industries, an Oshkosh Corp. company, announced Thursday that it has received an order to build 492 All Terrain Lifter Army System (ATLAS II) telescopic forklifts for the U.S. Army. The order has a value of $85.7 million, with units scheduled for delivery beginning in the fall of 2010. This is the second U.S. Army contract awarded to JLG this spring. According to a Herald-Mail story published April 1, JLG received $51 million in contracts to construct 311 (ATLAS II)
EDUCATION
July 16, 2012
JLG Industries Inc. recently sponsored a weeklong engineering course at Hagerstown Community College for girls entering grades six through eight. With a gift of $2,310, JLG covered the tuition for the 14 girls who participated in the class titled “Girls Exploring Engineering.” During the week, the girls were introduced to elements of civil, mechanical, electrical and environmental engineering. They participated in hands-on projects and heard from expert guest speakers.
NEWS
May 22, 2001
More shutdowns planned at JLG Industries McConnellsburg, Pa. By RICHARD F. BELISLE / Staff Writer, Waynesboro A continued slowdown in orders for aerial manlifts is forcing JLG Industries to call for additional sporadic plant shutdowns into July, a company official said Monday. Initially, about 1,100 workers at JLG's main plant in McConnellsburg and another 600 at the company's plants in Shippensburg, Pa., and Bedford, Pa., were sent home for 10 days beginning May 4. Another shutdown, for four days, begins May 26. On Monday, Sam Swope, vice president of human resources, said all three plants would close again for nine days from July 2 through July 13. Included in those dates is the Fourth of July holiday.
NEWS
November 9, 2008
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - JLG Industries Inc. announced recently that by the end of 2008, Gradall-branded telehandlers will become part of an expanded JLG-branded telehandler family. JLG will continue to provide Ground Support, JLG's aftermarket service, parts, training and technical support services, for existing Gradall-branded telehandlers. Aftermarket support for Gradall-branded telehandlers, as well as new JLG-branded, rear-pivot steer machines will continue with the same service network as before as well as many additional JLG dealers throughout the country.
NEWS
August 18, 2002
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - JLG Industries announces the following organization changes to support the company's growth opportunities for its European telehandler, aerial work platform and excavator products. -- Wayne Lawson has been appointed vice president of sales for the United Kingdom, continental Europe and developing markets. Lawson will direct all sales activity within the regions and will continue to provide direction and customer support for all of Europe. He will also be responsible for developing the sales plan and support needed for excavator products throughout Europe.
NEWS
By DON AINES | July 16, 2008
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -- The weakening construction rental market in North America and Europe has hit Fulton County's largest employer, as JLG Industries told employees on Friday it will begin layoffs in August. The company would not confirm how many people will be laid off, but Kirsten Skyba, JLG's vice president for global marketing, said it will affect production and salaried employees at all of its facilities, including McConnellsburg, Shippensburg, Pa., Bedford, Pa., and Oaks, N.D., as well as France and Belgium.
NEWS
March 6, 2012
Date of Birth : Oct. 3, 1970 Address : 950 Lanvale St. Education : Graduate of Highland View Academy, 1989; graduate of a military trade school, 1990. Occupation : Business analyst for JLG Industries Party affiliation : Republican Political experience : None; Lost bid for mayor in 2009.
NEWS
June 2, 2003
JLG Industries McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - JLG Industries Inc. has announced results for its fiscal 2003 third quarter that ended April 30 with consolidated revenues of $205.8 million and net income of $2.2 million, or 5 cents per diluted share. For the prior-year period, revenues were $208.7 million and net income was $836 thousand, or 2 cents per diluted share. Year-to-date revenues were $517.6 million, with net income of $6.7 million, or 16 cents per diluted share.
NEWS
March 27, 2007
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - JLG Industries announced plans Monday to relocate its ServicePlus Mid-Atlantic operation from McConnellsburg to a larger facility in Bedford, Pa., about 40 miles west. The move will provide the additional capacity necessary to meet the growth in demand for reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair of construction equipment. The official opening is planned for June 2007, JLG said in a news release. Joseph Dixon, president of JLG ServicePlus, said strong customer demand has driven the need to expand its operations.
NEWS
by JENNIFER FITCH | April 17, 2007
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - JLG Industries Inc. in McConnellsburg will be producing $39.5 million worth of ATLAS telehandlers for the U.S. Army under an order announced Monday. "This is actually the program we have had with the Army for a number of years," said Kirsten Skyba, vice president of marketing communications. Although the manufacturer is developing a newer model, the Army requested the telehandlers that match ones ordered in a $23 million contract from August 2006, she said.
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EDUCATION
July 16, 2012
JLG Industries Inc. recently sponsored a weeklong engineering course at Hagerstown Community College for girls entering grades six through eight. With a gift of $2,310, JLG covered the tuition for the 14 girls who participated in the class titled “Girls Exploring Engineering.” During the week, the girls were introduced to elements of civil, mechanical, electrical and environmental engineering. They participated in hands-on projects and heard from expert guest speakers.
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BUSINESS
April 22, 2012
Sport Arena MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Sport Arena, which sells sporting goods, recently moved from 122 W. German St. in Shepherdstown, W.Va., to 416A W. King St. in Martinsburg. Sport Arena also will open a stall at Hagerstown Premium Outlets this month. The store offers fitness equipment, including foam dumbbells, chest expanders, gym balls with pumps, Pilates sets, push-up bars, power twisters, boxing bags, twist boards and yoga sets. For children, there are kick scooters, remote-control helicopters, bicycle helmets, skateboards, RipStiks, baseball bats, indoor basketball boards and outdoor hoops.
NEWS
March 29, 2012
Oshkosh Corp., the parent company of JLG Industries, has announced it will produce 2,500 military vehicles for theU.S. Army. The medium tactical vehicles will be produced at the Oshkosh facility in Wisconsin, company spokesman John Daggett said Thursday. The order will not affect production at JLG, Daggett said. It is the latest order under the five-year, $294 million contract awarded to Oshkosh for the production of trucks and trailers, as well as support services and training through 2015, according to a company statement.
NEWS
March 6, 2012
Date of Birth : Oct. 3, 1970 Address : 950 Lanvale St. Education : Graduate of Highland View Academy, 1989; graduate of a military trade school, 1990. Occupation : Business analyst for JLG Industries Party affiliation : Republican Political experience : None; Lost bid for mayor in 2009.
OBITUARIES
January 13, 2012
Michael W. Kuchera, 59, of Chambersburg, Pa., died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. Born Jan. 29, 1952, in Allentown, Pa., he was the son of Michael and Dorothy (Cowitch) Kuchera. He was married to Kathleen Hoffner Kuchera. Michael was employed by JLG Industries. He graduated from Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales, and later attained his Master of Business Administration degree from Wilkes University. Michael is survived by his wife of 38 years, Kathleen M. Kuchera of Chambersburg; three children, Michael W. Kuchera III of Brighton, Mass., Katie (wife of Eric)
BUSINESS
January 14, 2011
JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corp. company and a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, recently announced that its LiftPod personal portable lift will be featured in the January issue of Building Operations Management magazine as a top product. The magazine's Top Products Awards, which recognize the most popular manufacturers and suppliers of the year, are determined by building and facility executives who participated in a national survey.
NEWS
By DANA BROWN | September 10, 2010
McCONNELSBURG, Pa. -- JLG Industries Inc. announced Friday it was awarded a $40 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps to build 280 extendable boom forklifts. The work will be completed at the McConnellsburg plant but no new jobs will be created, JLG spokesman Jeff Ford said. "We should be staffed to handle this contract," he said. "This contract speaks well of our work force and product. " Production of the forklifts is expected to be completed by Aug. 2012. "With increasing frequency, the U.S. military is looking to JLG Industries for the technical expertise that provides solutions to their equipment challenges," said Denny Buterbaugh, vice president of government products and programs for JLG Industries.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | July 14, 2010
GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Manufacturing operations at the two Jerr-Dan plants in Greencastle will cease by October, a corporate spokesman said Tuesday. Jerr-Dan branded production will be transferred to the JLG Industries facilities in McConnellsburg and Shippensburg, according to John Daggett, a spokesman for Oshkosh Corp., the Wisconsin-based parent corporation for both Jerr-Dan and JLG. Jerr-Dan employs about 250 people. Daggett said some will be offered opportunities to transfer, but a corporate statement said there could be a reduction of more than 100 jobs in October.
NEWS
June 4, 2010
McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. -- JLG Industries, an Oshkosh Corp. company, announced Thursday that it has received an order to build 492 All Terrain Lifter Army System (ATLAS II) telescopic forklifts for the U.S. Army. The order has a value of $85.7 million, with units scheduled for delivery beginning in the fall of 2010. This is the second U.S. Army contract awarded to JLG this spring. According to a Herald-Mail story published April 1, JLG received $51 million in contracts to construct 311 (ATLAS II)
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