Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. Enters Discussions with Choctaw Defense Manufacturing

May 3, 2021

Choctaw Defense

Minneapolis, MN (May 3, 2021)

Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. (Zeus) recently announced it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Choctaw Defense Manufacturing to produce Zeus Electric Chassis’ assembly kits and cabin/chassis at scale.

“As we build our backlog, we need a partner that can effectively meet the demand. Choctaw Defense Manufacturing provides tremendous talent, capability and future opportunity for Zeus.”

Wayne Kugel, Zeus Electric Chassis CEO.

Choctaw Defense Manufacturing is a Native American defense manufacturer owned by Choctaw Global, LLC, and ultimately, the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the third largest federally recognized tribe in the United States. Choctaw Defense Manufacturing has a superior track record of proven success with military and prime contractor customers. They are centrally located in scenic southeastern Oklahoma with facilities in McAlester and Hugo. The facilities are ISO 9001:2015 Certified and encompass over 350,000 square feet of manufacturing space.

Choctaw Defense Manufacturing is an 8(a) entity located within a HUBZone and proud members of the following consortiums: National Armaments Consortium (NAC), Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC), National Advanced Mobility Consortium (NAMC) and the Defense Automotive Technologies Consortium (DATC)s.

“We’re extremely excited for this partnership with Zeus Electric Chassis as their engineering and product aligns with our capabilities,” said Sarah Curtis, Choctaw Defense Manufacturing Interim President and Choctaw Global CEO. “Choctaw Defense Manufacturing is constantly looking for ways to expand our eMobility footprint and Zeus develops a top of line product that addresses environmental and industry needs.”

About Zeus
Zeus is a fully configurable class 4-6 electric work truck manufacturer. Our mission is to design and manufacture uncompromising, full-electric vocational solutions that address environmental and industry needs.   Zeus is a Delaware corporation based in White Bear Lake, MN.  Learn more at zeuselectricchassis.com. 
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About Choctaw Defense Manufacturing
Choctaw Defense Manufacturing, LLC, is a tribally owned (8a) contractor with the skill set to support complete design-to-build programs from cradle to grave, provide Design-Build support, Technical Data Package (TDP) development, rapid prototyping, manufacturing process improvement auto CAD/CAM, and reverse engineering capabilities for government and commercial clients. Our commitment to delivering quality solutions and reliable products with steadfast professionalism remains the priority. These offerings are delivered with thorough communication, no surprises, and agility at each stage of every project. It is our privilege to serve you as you entrust us to fulfill your business needs. For more information on Choctaw Defense Manufacturing, please visit www.choctawdefense.com.