ABC and JLG Form Strategic Partnership to Advance Innovation in Construction

National construction trade association Associated Builders and Contractors and access equipment manufacturer JLG Industries Inc. announced a strategic partnership that will help solve industry challenges with world-class education, training and equipment solutions.

The announcement was made by company executives in Washington, D.C., during ABC’s Legislative Week.

“ABC and JLG are committed to continual innovation to ensure ABC members using JLG tools and equipment have what they need to tackle any job—safely and productively,” said Michael D. Bellaman, ABC president and chief executive officer. “In collaboration with ABC members, JLG will receive feedback to further develop state-of-the-art products and training solutions that will help our members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably.”

“Our strategic partnership with ABC will allow us to work closely with the association’s members to further advance the access industry,” said Frank Nerenhausen, president of JLG Industries Inc. “Direct feedback from those who own and operate aerial lifts inspires us to continue the pioneering spirit upon which JLG was founded nearly 50 years ago.”

JLG Industries Inc. is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The company’s diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG® aerial work platforms, JLG and SkyTrak® telehandlers and an array of complementary accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products. JLG is an Oshkosh Corp. company [NYSE: OSK]. For more information about JLG Industries, visit

Oshkosh Corp. is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire and emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corp. manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh,® JLG,® Pierce,® McNeilus,® Jerr-Dan,® Frontline,™ CON-E-CO,® London® and IMT.® Oshkosh products are valued worldwide by rental companies, concrete placement and refuse collection businesses, fire and emergency departments, municipal and airport services and defense forces, where high-quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, visit

Associated Builders and Contractors is a national construction industry trade association established in 1950 that represents more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at