Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. announced Wednesday its zero-emissions pumper has won the "Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin" competition for 2022.
The Pierce Volterra Electric Fire Truck received tens of thousands of votes. Pierce, an Oshkosh Corporation company based in Appleton, was among 16 finalists in this year's competition. All the products nominated in the contest, which was sponsored by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and Johnson Financial Group, are made within the state of Wisconsin.
Volterra was introduced in 2021. According to a news release, Pierce announced the placement of three zero-emissions pumpers in three communities, including the City of Madison, Wisconsin Fire Department, the City of Portland, Oregon Fire and Rescue, and Gilbert Fire and Rescue Department in Arizona.