JLG Announces Performance Upgrades on E300 Series of Electric Boom Lifts


McConnellsburg, Pa. - JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, announced new and improved features on its JLG® E300 series boom lift models.

Through improved hydraulic efficiencies, the E300 provides more than 20 percent more duty cycles, which means an operator can drive 6.6 miles (10.6 km) and complete 175 lift cycles on a single charge. The new 305 amp-hour batteries provide a 18 percent improvement in recharging time and deliver a lower replacement cost for equipment owners.

"The JLG E300 is built to provide exceptional battery life, a key to delivering performance in multi-shift operations," said Chris Mellott, JLG Industries vice-president, sales and market development for the Americas. "Improved battery life and other enhancements will deliver increased performance for machine operators and reduce cost of ownership for rental companies."

Other E300 product improvements include: improved break-over clearance, smoother swing function, and a new multi-digital indicator that displays key information including: battery life, machine hours and fault codes. The display will improve troubleshooting and help service technicians diagnose and fix issues more rapidly.

These improvements were made effective on units produced after October 29, 2009. For more information on the E300 series, visit www.jlg.com.

About JLG Industries, Inc.

JLG Industries, Inc. is the world's leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The Company's diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG® aerial work platforms; JLG, SkyTrak® and Lull® telehandlers; and an array of complementary accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products. JLG is an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK].

For more information about JLG Industries, Inc., log on to the company Web site at www.jlg.com.

About Oshkosh Corporation

Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corp. manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Medtec®, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline(TM), SMIT(TM), CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, log on to www.oshkoshcorporation.com

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