Frontline Communications, a division of Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. has been the leading custom communications vehicle manufacturer since 1985 and has built over 2,500 highly customized vehicles for this industry. Frontline team members design and manufacture high-quality, reliable broadcast and communications vehicles for electronic news gathering, satellite uplink, field production, bonded cellular Live&Drive, and weather reporting applications without the use of subcontractors, all under one roof. Our production facility is in Clearwater, FL and has over 100,000 square feet of purpose-built manufacturing space, 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 with a seasoned team of Systems Engineers with well over 200 years of combined experience. They will lead your technical team from concept through detailed design, provide the training on the use of all systems, and provide operational support. Our unrivaled integration team is experienced with fully customized communications systems and upgrades to those systems for delivering full turnkey solutions. We use parametric technology design programs; AutoCAD, Catia and Solid Works, to provide unmatched detailed drawings for 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. Our welders are AWS certified welders and trainers who weld the strongest, most durable bodies and components in our industry
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 prepared to handle all of your vehicle service needs 24/7 utilizing our in-house and nationwide dealer service network consisting of 26 dealerships and 93 service locations. Frontline’s Service Team has over 100 years combined experience in the industry. The Frontline service team provides the following services to our customers: Warranty assistance, complete repair and diagnostic services, and replacement parts assistance for any communication vehicle. Contact us 24/7 at (727) 366-0252.
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.