JerrDan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation company and a manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment, received the 2008 Franklin County (PA) Area Development Corporation (FCADC) Large Business Award. JerrDan was awarded by the FCADC Industry Appreciation Committee.
The award criteria for large businesses are those that employ more than 100 full-time employees, have been in operation for at least five consecutive years, and contribute to the overall economic and civic well-being of Franklin County.
In 2008, JerrDan invested $4.5 million in improvements and expansion to its wrecker production facility on Molly Pitcher Hwy in Greencastle PA. The development provides JerrDan with additional capacity to meet the growing demand and streamline the wrecker product manufacturing processes in line with the company's “lean” manufacturing initiative.