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JLG parent to acquire AUSA

By Adam Freill   

Construction Equipment

Building on an existing partnership through its JLG brand, and offering a complementary product portfolio, Oshkosh Corporation is buying AUSA.

(Photo courtesy of Oshkosh Corporation)

Oshkosh Corporation, parent company of JLG, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AUSACORP S.L. (AUSA), a privately held international company and manufacturer of wheeled dumpers, rough terrain forklifts and telehandlers for the construction, material handling, agriculture, landscape and specialty equipment industries. Upon closing, AUSA will become part of the Oshkosh Access segment.

“AUSA’s history of producing high-quality, purpose-built equipment aligns with our ‘Innovate. Serve. Advance.’ strategy, allowing us to broaden our product offerings in both current and adjacent markets,” said John Pfeifer, Oshkosh Corporation’s president and chief executive officer. “We look forward to welcoming the AUSA team into the Oshkosh family.”

The company expects the AUSA products to enhance its JLG line of telehandlers, as well as Hinowa tracked dumpers and forklifts, strengthening the Access segment’s portfolio of equipment. The two companies have an existing working relationship, having entered into a partner agreement in 2020 that has AUSA manufacturing the JLG-branded SkyTrak 3013 compact telehandler.

“We are excited to join forces with a proven partner like AUSA,” said Mahesh Narang, executive vice-president, Oshkosh Corporation, and president, Access. “Combining our advanced technology capabilities and robust training, support and service infrastructures will allow us to better serve customers and enable targeted growth.”


“We constantly pursue excellence in our products, services and business,” said Ramon Carbonell, AUSA’s chief executive officer. “A deeper relationship with Oshkosh will expand the reach of our products, which is an objective our companies share.”




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