McNeilus Showcases Purpose-Built Trucks, Advanced Technology and Industry Expertise at Waste Expo

May 8, 2024

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Las Vegas, NV – McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation

(NYSE: OSK) business, is highlighting innovative solutions and refuse collection expertise this week

at Waste Expo in Las Vegas.

In booth #1827 visitors can see the latest technology enhancements and expanded capabilities

from McNeilus in categories such as electrification, residential and commercial collection,

telematics, automation and sustainability. Along with product displays and software

demonstrations, McNeilus experts are available to provide information on electric refuse

collection solutions, zero-emission compliance, advanced manufacturing and other topics driving

the industry forward. McNeilus’ refuse collection solutions are spotlighted throughout the exhibit

hall, with 16 McNeilus truck bodies on display and featured in partner booths.

“McNeilus is committed to advancing innovation in support of the unique refuse collection

challenges our customers around the world face,” said Lee Dreas, vice president and general

manager of McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing. “There’s never been a more exciting time to be

in the refuse collection business and we’re looking forward to connecting with the refuse

community and showcasing our industry-leading innovations at Waste Expo.”

Solutions and products displayed in the McNeilus booth include:

• The McNeilus® Volterra™ ZSL™: The first fully integrated electric refuse collection

vehicle (eRCV) in North America delivers outstanding overall total cost of ownership.

The purpose-built Volterra ZSL eRCV features a driver-first design and technology to

optimize ease of operation, safety, visibility, maneuverability and comfort. Since its

introduction at Waste Expo 2023, the Volterra ZSL eRCV has earned multiple zero[1]emission certifications from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

and California Air Resources Board (CARB).

• McNeilus® ePTO (Electric Power Takeoff) Technology: A self-contained electric

power system optimized and dedicated to powering body functions and designed to


McNeilus Showcases Purpose-Built Trucks, Advanced Technology and Industry Expertise at Waste Expo

work with multiple electric chassis brands. The McNeilus Zero Radius™ Side Loader,

with integrated ePTO technology, features common component placement, most notably

the high-voltage disconnect and consistent service parts for streamlined maintenance

and training. This technology meets zero-emissions requirements and enables optimal,

quiet and consistent performance.

• The McNeilus® Meridian™ Front Loader: Highlighting how the company has

transformed front loader collection for commercial and residential routes, the

Meridian Front Loader is partially made with SSAB Fossil-free™ steel, driving

sustainability and helping customers control their carbon footprint. Additionally,

reinforcements to specific body components and streamlined hydraulics provide

performance and efficiency upgrades.

• McNeilus® CartSeeker™ Curbside Automation: An advanced AI-based system with

cameras, light detection and ranging technology which identifies residential waste carts.

Another feature of the CartSeeker™system automates alignment and the lift arm’s dump

cycle to assist with operational efficiency. This technology is being featured through an

interactive kiosk.

• ClearSky™ by McNeilus® Telematics: McNeilus’ ClearSky telematics system offers a

unique and complete view of overall fleet health by combining data from body and

chassis systems to provide usage information and predictive maintenance capabilities,

simplifying and optimizing fleet management. ClearSky™ by McNeilus® telematics is

being showcased through a demonstration of the system’s fleet management dashboard.

Reflecting its commitment to supporting industry partnerships, McNeilus is again donating to the

Environmental Research and Education Foundation’s (EREF) annual charitable auction at Waste

Expo. This year’s auction will feature a McNeilus Atlantic Series Front Loader® on a Mack TerraPro

chassis. Last year, donations from McNeilus and other industry partners raised $4.4 million to

support scholarships, industry research and other EREF programs.

Learn more about McNeilus’ advancements in manufacturing and refuse collection technology by

visiting booth #1827.

About McNeilus

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc. is a refuse collection vehicle innovator with leading

advancements in electrification, intelligent products, active safety and advanced manufacturing.

Product offerings include an expansive lineup of front loaders, rear loaders and side loaders,

including EV solutions. McNeilus provides OEM parts and also partners with top equipment

dealers across North America to provide best-in-class support and access to service and parts

close to home. Learn more:


About Oshkosh Corporation

At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes

advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation

employs approximately 17,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common purpose:

to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries

under the brands of JLG®, Hinowa, Power Towers, Pierce®, MAXIMETAL, Oshkosh® Defense,

McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™ Communications, Oshkosh® Airport Products, Oshkosh®

AeroTech™ and Pratt Miller. For more information, visit

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