Pierce Auto Body Works - Pierce Manufacturing Inc. - 1913-present - Appleton, Wisconsin
Pierce Auto Body Works – Appleton, Wisconsin – 1968 Silver Book – beverage bodies
Company is founded in Appleton, Wisconsin, by Humphrey and Dudley Pierce in 1913. Started building complete fire trucks in 1979, previously built bodies only on customer specified chassis.Volunteer Fire Department purchased a new fire truck from Pierce Auto Body Works of Appleton, Wisconsin in 1957. The truck has a pump with a capacity of 500 gallons and 700 feet of hose. Also included on the truck are a 300 gallon booster tank and 200 feet of booster hose.
Pierce Manufacturing Inc., a subsidiary of Oshkosh Truck Corporation [NYSE: OSK], is a leading manufacturer of custom fire apparatus and homeland security vehicles. Among the company’s other homeland security vehicles are specialized HAZMAT and bomb response units, urban search and rescue vehicles and decontamination trucks. To learn more about Pierce Homeland Security Vehicles visit www.piercemfg.com
Pierce Manufacturing, North America's leading manufacturer of custom fire apparatus, will display its 10,000th custom chassis at Fire Rescue International August 25-28 in Dallas, Texas. The completion of its 10,000th chassis marks a significant milestone in the company's history.
"This is quite an achievement in the annals of modern fire apparatus manufacturing. We've built 10,000 custom chassis since 1979," said John Randjelovic, president of Pierce.
Pierce Body Company, Appleton Wisconsin – Commercial bodies for Fords etc in mid 1930s
ad 1963 GMC Truck Equipment Catalog pp95
Pierce manufacturers a complete range of general service utility bodies and work boxes available for all sizes of trucks.
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