Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, today announced that it has been named a recipient of the IDG FutureEdge 50 Award. This is the first time that Oshkosh Corporation has received this global award for its innovative use of emerging technology.
Oshkosh Corporation is among 50 organizations honored globally with this prestigious award. Organizations are recognized for pushing the edge with new technologies that will help advance business for the future. This may also include pilot or R & D projects – recognizing organizations for focusing on emerging technologies to advance industry. Oshkosh Corporation will accept this award at the Future of Work Summit held virtually September 21 – 23, 2021.
“This prestigious award showcases the collective drive of Oshkosh Corporation’s global Digital Technology team in continually pushing the boundaries of technology to support business strategies and growth,” said Anupam Khare, Oshkosh Corporation Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. “We are honored to receive this award as it recognizes the hard work and innovative spirit of our global team members to defy industry norms.”
“This year’s class of FutureEdge winners demonstrated enormous innovation, creativity and resilience as they grappled to advance their businesses during a challenging 2020,” said Anne McCrory, Group VP, Customer Experience & Operations, IDG Communications, Inc. and the FutureEdge 50 Awards chair. “We are honored to showcase their initiatives and recognize the teams that made them happen as they create a future edge for their organizations through technology.”
In addition to being named a Future Edge 50 Award winner, Oshkosh Corporation has been named an IDG CIO 100 Award winner, one of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies by Barron’s, one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, one of FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies, one of America’s Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek and is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.
About Oshkosh Corporation
At Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK), we make innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs nearly 15,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common cause: to make a difference in people’s lives. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, Oshkosh® Airport Products, London™ and Pratt Miller. For more information, visit oshkoshcorp.com.
®, ™ All brand names referred to in this news release are trademarks of Oshkosh Corporation or its subsidiary companies.
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