Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
When used in this Form 10-K, “Company”, “we”, “us” or “our” refers to Spartan Motors, Inc. and, depending on the context, could also be used to refer generally to the Company and its subsidiaries, which are described below. General Spartan Motors, Inc. was organized as a Michigan corporation on September 18, 1975, and is headquartered in Charlotte, Michigan. Spartan Motors began development of its first product that same year and shipped its first fire truck chassis in October 1975. We are known as a leading, niche market engineer and manufacturer in the heavy-duty, custom vehicles marketplace. We have five wholly owned operating subsidiaries: Spartan Motors Chassis, Inc., located at the corporate headquarters in Charlotte, Michigan (“Spartan Chassis”); Crimson Fire, Inc. located in Brandon, South Dakota (“Crimson”); Crimson Fire Aerials, Inc. ... More ...