Anniversary Highlights Innovative Contributions to the Towing & Recovery Industry
Hagerstown, MD (November 15, 2017) – Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation company (NYSE:OSK) and a single brand leader in the towing and recovery business, culminates its 45th anniversary celebration at American Towman Exposition in Baltimore taking place November 17th – 19th, 2017 at the Baltimore Convention Center. From a small company to a nationwide established manufacturer of light, mediumand heavy-duty carriers, wreckers and rotators, Jerr-Dan is proud of its industry legacy: over four decades of product innovation, quality, value and customer service.
“We are proud of our 45-year track record of business growth while delivering reliable equipment for the towing and recovery industry. It’s amazing to see how this company started and where we are today. This milestone anniversary is the result of hard work, dedicated employees, a committed distribution network and our incredible loyal customers,” said Richard del Campo, vice president, general manager at Jerr-Dan Corporation. “We look forward to continuing to provide industry-leading technology and innovation designed to enhance durability and reliability in order to maximize our customers’ investments and meet their business needs.”
During the yearlong anniversary celebration, Jerr-Dan held a series of festivities to celebrate the milestone anniversary which included internal and external activities for the work force and team members. The activities culminated with Jerr-Dan team members giving back to the community with the ‘Good to Give Back Week’ initiative that involved Jerr-Dan employees donating their time to a variety of charitable institutions and non-profits by engaging in several community service activities.
In 45 years, the company that began building EZ-Dumpers and tow trucks in 1972 in Greencastle, Pennsylvania., today is a single brand leader in the towing and recovery business because of its innovations to the industry. Jerr-Dan developed the first extruded aluminum deck for a carrier in the industry, and designed a wheel lift-type wrecker that is now standard in the towing world. Jerr-Dan has earned several patents around the world for its products, including the advanced wrecker wheel-lift and the lightweight/rust resistant carrier body. In 2004, Jerr-
Dan was acquired by Oshkosh Corporation, which designs and builds specialty trucks, truck bodies and access equipment. With manufacturing operations in nine countries, Oshkosh employs 13,100 people around the world and its products and services are sold in more than 130 countries.
With an unsurpassed commitment to product innovation, quality, value and customer service, as well as a superior distribution network, Jerr-Dan’s influence and engineering contributions will be a guiding force in the towing and recovery business industry for generations to come.
For more information on Jerr-Dan visit the website at www.jerrdan.com.