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Oshkosh Defense to build Postal vehicles in South Carolina

Oshkosh Defense says it will make new delivery vehicles for the U.S. Postal Service in Spartanburg, South Carolina, creating 1,000 new jobsByThe Associated PressJune 22, 2021, 1:58 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleDETROIT — Oshkosh Defense will make new delivery vehicles for the U.S. Postal Service in Spartanburg, South Carolina, creating 1,000 new jobs.The Wisconsin company on Tuesday said that it will reconfigure a warehouse with features needed to do large-scale manufacturing. Parts supply companies are expected to create more jobs in the area.In February, Oshkosh Defense won the multi-billion-dollar contract to build the Postal Service’s next generation delivery vehicle. The company will build 50,000 to 165,000 van-like vehicles during the next 10 years, replacing a fleet that is up to three-decades old.Some of the vehicles will be powered by batteries, while others will have internal combustion engines. The exact mix has not been decided yet.Production in Spartanburg is expected to begin in the summer of 2023, the company said Tuesday.Oshkosh Defense, which mainly builds military vehicles, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Oshkosh Corporation.


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