Oshkosh Buys IMT
Oshkosh Truck Corp.’s recent acquisition and expansion surge has added another member as the
IMT is a North American manufacturer of field service vehicles, which are marketed to major construction equipment dealers, major construction companies and mining operations. Its line of service vehicles includes general mechanics trucks, tire service trucks and lubrication trucks. All are used to perform on site service, maintenance or repair operations at locations such as construction sites, quarries and mines.
"IMT has built leadership positions in terms of market share, technology, distribution and brand recognition within the service vehicle and truck-mounted crane markets. The company provides an opportunity for further expansion within the construction, mining and tire service markets," said Robert G. Bohn,
"The opportunity to increase our product and service offering to construction customers and to enter new specialty markets with industry-leading products was an appealing aspect of this acquisition. We have an understanding of the market drivers in the construction industry through our McNeilus subsidiary, and IMT's other end markets have similar drivers," Bohn said.