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News and Announcements

  • Renewed NTEA MVP Status!

    USSI has successfully renewed its MVP status. Because standards don’t raise themselves, the NTEA acknowledges USSI as one of the leaders in industry excellence. USSI’s ongoing status maintains the credibility that it has established with fleet managers and truck dealers in the marketplace.
  • 25th Anniversary

    We are celebrating our 25th anniversary! On January 18th, 1993, Bill Loehrke founded our business by buying the assets of ITEC and opening the doors as Utility Sales & Service.  From the start, USSI has focused on building highly reliable vehicles, customized to our customers’ needs and back...
  • New Engineering & Supply Chain Manager

    We are pleased to announce that Brad Hill is appointed Engineering & Supply Chain Manager, a newly created position at Utility Sales & Service. In this role both Brad will be responsible for both our application engineering (including new product quoting) and all supply chain activities ...
  • Tom Rose retirement

    Tom Rose, Parts Manager for Utility Sales & Service, elected to retire on September 29th after 20 years of service. Tom Rose grew up on a farm in Menomonee Falls. In 1970, Tom started as a trainee mechanic assembler for Pete Dalum’s Utility Co, formerly (DUECO). While there, Tom attended the...
  • USSI featured in NTEA News - August Edition

    USSI was featured in the August Edition of NTEA News in Bob Miller’s "Notes From the Field" column (see the link below). Bob is NTEA’s Director of Outreach and visited our site on June 22nd. USSI has been a long-time member of the NTEA and is part of NTEA’s Member Verification Program which rec...
  • New Refurbishment & Special Projects Manager

    We are pleased to announce that Al Borchers is being appointed Refurbishment & Special Projects Manager.  In this new position, Al will be the primary contact for our remount and refurbishment customers, responsible for all quoting, timely completion of remount and refurbishment work in our ...
  • New Accounting & HR Manager

    We are pleased to announce that Christine Oelke is being appointed Accounting & HR Manager at Utility Sales & Service. Christine replaces Sheryl Palmer who has elected to retire after being responsible for our companys Accounting and HR since 1997. Christine has an Associate Degree in Ac...
  • New Sales Office

    The Sales Team for Utility Sales & Service recently moved into their new offices on Randolph Drive in Appleton, WI.  The new offices provide us with the ability to locate our entire sales team in one location immediately adjacent to where all of our new trucks and aerials are produced.
  • Manufacturing Marvels Video featuring USSI airs on FOX Business Channel

    On Thursday, October 13th, Utility Sales & Service was featured in a Manufacturing Marvel video that aired nationally on the Fox Business Channel.
  • Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch Visits Utility Sales & Service

    Wisconsin’s Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch visited Utility Sales and Service on Tuesday, June 21, to learn more about our business and issues important to us.  Wisconsin Representatives David Murphy and Janel Brandtjen also visited us with the Lt. Governor.   In addition to touring the facilitie...
  • New Production Facility Expansion is Complete

    Utility Sales & Service recently completed a 6,000 sq. ft. expansion of our new products facility on Randolph Drive in Appleton, WI.  The expansion includes a production office and 4 large bays  with 24 ft. tall ceilings and an overhead crane capable of placing any equipment we install.