Frontline Communications, a division of Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. has been the leading custom communications vehicle manufacturer since 1985 and has built and delivered over 2,500 highly-customized vehicles for our industries. Frontline’s 150 employees design and manufacture high-quality, reliable communications vehicles for electronic news gathering, satellite uplink/downlink, and mobile command and control operation applications without the use of subcontractors. Our production facility is located in Clearwater, FL and has over 100,000 square feet of purpose-built manufacturing space, with the capacity to build and deliver 200 vehicles per year, so you can rest assured that we have the resources and facilities available to respond to all of your mobile needs.
Frontline is proudly owned by Oshkosh Corporation Company (OSK), a Fortune 500 company and fifth largest automotive truck builder in the USA. We have the unique ability to leverage manufacturing, procurement, and engineering resources across the breadth of Oshkosh Corporation, while maintaining a small company focus with the flexibility to better serve clients in our niche market. To view the Oshkosh Corporation Sustainability Report, visit their Sustainability website at http://www.sustainability.oshkoshcorp.com. Oshkosh Corporation Company’s Annual Reports are available on their website for download by visiting: http://investor.oshkoshcorporation.com/investors/financial-information/annual-and-quarterly-reports/default.aspx
Frontline specializes in Systems Design Engineering and employs 6 full-time Systems Engineers who lead our customers from concept through detail design, provide training on mechanical and systems use, and offer operational support throughout the life of your vehicle. Our industry-leading integration team is experienced with fully customized sophisticated communications systems and upgrades to those systems, delivering full turn-key solutions. We use computer-aided design programs, AutoCAD and Solid Works, to provide unmatched detailed drawings of mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems.
Frontline pioneers vehicle safety, and it’s built into everything we do. Our plant is Oshkosh Certified to Safety Management System – Level III, employing world-class fall protection, personal protective equipment, and industry-best safety and environmental practices. Besides our strict compliance to OEM, DOT, NFPA, and FMVSS guidelines and regulations, our engineering team uses parametric modeling technology to model each vehicle platform prior to production to ensure optimal weight, balance, and center of gravity.
Frontline Communications is ISO 9001:2015 certified for our Quality Management System; an accomplishment which reflects our unwavering commitment to building and delivering the safest, most reliable trucks in the world, while remaining focused on continual improvement and 100% customer satisfaction. View our ISO certificate here.
We are available to handle all of your vehicle service needs 24/7 utilizing our in-house and nationwide dealer service network. Frontline employs two full-time Service Representatives that have over 60 years combined experience building and servicing specialized vehicles. The Frontline service team provides the following services to our customers: Warranty assistance, troubleshooting and diagnostic services, rebuild/remount, and replacement parts assistance for any communication vehicle. Contact us 24/7 at (708) 261-6825.
Frontline is proud of our established and thriving relationships with our equipment suppliers. As an authorized dealer for many of these companies we are able to pass our discounted pricing on to our customers. Contact our Parts department for your next equipment quote.