JLG Industries Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Facility in China to Serve Asian Access Equipment Markets
JLG Industries, Inc., along with its parent company, Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), broke ground Wednesday for a new manufacturing facility in Tianjin, China.
"This new Tianjin facility is a major milestone in our global business expansion and operations strategy. We have chosen to expand in China because we believe the Asian market holds tremendous long-term potential for our access equipment. In many respects, our Asian customers are just beginning to see the tremendous value that access equipment can provide in construction, manufacturing, maintenance, industrial and shipyard applications," said Craig E. Paylor, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president of JLG Industries.
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