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Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, today announced that Emergency Vehicle Specialists Mid-South (EVS Mid-South) has been named the sales and service dealer for both the Pierce and Medtec brands in Tennessee and Arkansas. EVS Mid-South is a division of G & W Diesel. Both organizations are led by President Bobby Wharton.

"Mr. Wharton and G & W Diesel have been part of the Pierce and Medtec dealer family since 2000. Bobby and his team have a tremendous work ethic and have earned an excellent reputation for serving the customer," said Jim Johnson, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Fire & Emergency. "EVS Mid-South brings a great deal of expertise and experience to Tennessee and Arkansas."

"We have a great foundation to build upon, and Pierce and Medtec customers will experience a seamless transition with the introduction of EVS Mid-South; they will work with the same team and personnel they've grown accustomed to," said Bobby Wharton, president of EVS Mid-South and G & W Diesel. "Our mission is to meet the needs of first responders in the states of Tennessee and Arkansas and to deliver a new level of customer service."

EVS Mid-South has sales and service locations in Memphis, TN, and Conway, AR. The company features factory trained technicians and comprehensive support capabilities, including over 20 mobile service vehicles.

EVS Mid-South, a division of G&W Diesel Services, Inc. provides both sales and factory service for Pierce Fire Trucks in the states of Arkansas and Tennessee. Additionally, EVS Mid-South provides complete service for all major fire apparatus brands. You can also see us for sales and service of emergency equipment brand names like Scott Safety, Holmatro Rescue Tools, Task Force Tips (TFT), Bullard Thermal Imaging & Fire Helmets, Morning Pride & Sperian Bunker Gear, Akron Brass, Elkhart Brass, Cosmas Boots, Streamlight, Thorogood Boots, Key Fire Hose, Quest & Viking Bunker Gear, Paratech and many more. EVS Mid-South is positioned to be more focused on our customers' Emergency Equipment needs than ever before and will continue to bring you the same quality products and first class service that you have come to expect from us since 1958.