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Jerr-Dan Honors WATERS Truck on Its 80th Anniversary

Aug 31st, 2018 | By | Category: Industry News

Jerr-Dan Corporation, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK) salutes its distributor WATERS Truck and Tractor on their 80th milestone anniversary. The family owned business, led by fourth generation family members, has expanded to include Jerr-Dan towing and recovery equipment.

“As WATERS celebrates this major milestone, we are very proud of partnering with them and look forward to continuing to support their business initiatives as they continue to thrive across various industries including towing and recovery,” said Jeff Irr, senior director of Sales for Jerr-Dan.

Founded in 1938 by Ray M. Waters, Sr. in Columbus, Miss., WATERS Truck and Tractor has offered a variety of transportation products, solutions, and services including parts and service support, collision repair for trucks, buses, and trailers, a truck and tire center, roadside and heavy-duty towing and recovery service, industrial maintenance service, pupil transportation services and heavy equipment service. WATERS is a full-service dealer for transportation, material handling and manufacturing customers.

The company has six locations and employs approximately 275 people.

“We are proud to offer Jerr-Dan towing equipment including standard-, medium-, and heavy-duty wreckers, designed and engineered to handle any job — from simple breakdowns to heavy retrievals and complex recoveries,” said Mike Waters, president. “As we celebrate this milestone anniversary, our company continues to look for business opportunities to expand our product offerings and service people in our local communities.”

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