Oshkosh Corporation has a demonstrated talent and a proven history of completing strategic acquisitions, then driving unified growth and cost reductions. Since 1996, the Company has grown through 15 significant acquisitions and two divestitures.

Acquisition History

Acquisition Criteria

  • Manufacturers of capital equipment, preferably specialty trucks or truck bodies, that hold the #1 or #2 market position in growing markets.
  • Companies that can enhance our current corporate culture and deliver synergies in purchasing, manufacturing, distribution and product development.
  • Acquisitions that can be accretive within the first full year of ownership.
  • In small-scale acquisitions (typically revenues of $150 million or less), we look to extend our existing product lines to offer a broader selection to our customers.