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Four-year contract through JLG Industries totals $78 Million
RACINE, Wis. (Oct. 1, 2007) – Case Construction Equipment is supporting JLG Industries in fulfilling a four-year, $78 million contract with U.S. Army TACOM (Tank, Automotive and Armaments Command) to refurbish Army engineer equipment being used in Iraq and Afghanistan.
According to Bill Thompson, manager, Defense Products Group, Case Construction Equipment, Case will be supervising the refurbishment of Case M4K rough-terrain forklifts and MW24C wheel loaders. JLG will be refurbishing the ATLAS and 6000 M model telehandlers.  
"We are established in Iraq at Camp Anaconda to refurbish Case equipment in partnership with the prime contractor, JLG," Thompson said.
He noted that Case MW24C wheel loaders and M4K rough-terrain forklifts have been used by U.S. forces to handle materials and supplies around the globe since the 1980s. Under the terms of the contract, units will be refurbished to fully mission-capable standards.
Current Case contracts with the U.S. Military include the recent award to build 3,400 new skid steer loaders and compact track loaders for the U.S. Army TACOM, REMANUFACTURE of MW24C wheel loaders for the National Guard, RESET of MW24C wheel loaders for the U.S. Army TACOM and supply of 500 engine REPOWER kits for the Case M4K rough-terrain forklift, RESET contract of 200 M4K rough-terrain forklifts. Additionally, in 2005, Case was also awarded a contract to deliver more than 500 backhoe loaders to U.S. Army forces around the globe.
Case Construction Equipment sells and supports a full line of construction equipment around the world, including the No. 1 loader/backhoes, articulated trucks, excavators, motor graders, wheel loaders, vibratory compaction rollers, crawler dozers, skid steers, compact track loaders and rough-terrain forklifts. Through Case dealers, customers have access to a true professional partner-with world-class equipment and aftermarket support, industry-leading warranties and flexible financing. More information is available at