HAGERSTOWN, Md. (Feb. 15, 2023) — Jerr-Dan, an Oshkosh Corporation company (NYSE: OSK), reports that the Jerr-Dan XLP Autogrid automatic wheel grid option introduced in 2022 received a patent for both design and operation on January 31, 2023. The XLP Carrier Autogrid, a wheel grid used on carriers and other tow vehicles, allows an operator to hook to a car quickly and easily without manually installing L-Arms.
“We knew that the Autogrid would be a game-changer when we applied for the patent last year,” said Todd Werner, Chief Engineer. “The bar anyone must meet to obtain a U.S. Patent is that the product is ‘new and useful.’ Our Autogrid has been on the market for more than half a year, and users agree that it is both.”
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An animated demonstration of the Autogrid is available to view here.
JerrDan, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is a leading manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment. Its full line includes light-, medium- and heavy-duty carriers and wreckers, industrial transporters and four-car carriers. The company is headquartered in Hagerstown, MD., and its products are backed by industry leading warranties and a strong service network dedicated to the towing professional. To learn more about Jerr-Dan, visit www.jerrdan.com.
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