Terex manufacturing telehandlers in Oklahoma
Terex is now manufacturing Genie telehandlers at its Oklahoma City facility USA. The 700,000sqft facility employs 260 people and Terex says that it has started recruiting to fill new positions. The company says the Oklahoma City plant has the capacity to produce more types of Genie machines should there be the demand.
Matt Fearon, Terex Aerial Work Platforms president said, “We have made a long-term strategic shift to our manufacturing footprint to move production closer to our North American customers. By leveraging existing Terex facilities, we are able to take advantage of a lower overall cost structure while adding capacity as we continue to grow our Genie telehandler product portfolio.”
Terex says its facilities in Washington state will now focus on product development, production and meeting current demand. The Redmond plant will remain the company’s headquarters for administration and R&D while the Moses Lake facility will continue manufacturing Genie’s large boom products.