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Blue Bird Corporation
Type
Public
Traded as NASDAQ: BLBD, NASDAQ: BLBDW
Industry Bus manufacturing
Founded 1927
Founder Albert L. Luce, Sr.
Headquarters 402 Blue Bird Blvd
P.O. Box 937
Fort Valley, GA 31030
Area served
  • North America
  • Over 60 countries worldwide (Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East.)
The United States
Key people
Phil Horlock, President and CEO
Products
  • School buses
  • Activity buses
Number of employees
1000+
Parent
  • Merrill Lynch Capital Partners (1992-1999)
  • Henlys plc (1999-2004)
  • Cerberus Capital Management (2006-2014, still owns 58% of shares)
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Website Blue-Bird.com

The Blue Bird Corporation, originally known as the Blue Bird Body Company, is an American manufacturer of school and activity buses. Established in 1927, the company has also manufactured transit buses, motorhomes, and specialty vehicles such as mobile libraries and mobile police command centers. Blue Bird's corporate headquarters and main manufacturing facility are in Fort Valley, Georgia. The company went public in February 2015, with Cerberus Capital Management owning 58% of the company's shares.

Type A

Type D

Ford E-350/E-450 (2010-2014)

Gasoline, Diesel, Propane

Diesel, Propane

Diesel, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)

Late 2000s Blue Bird Micro Bird on Chevrolet Express chassis

(single or dual rear wheel)

Ford Econoline/E-Series General Motors

late 1990s Blue Bird/Girardin MB-II

Ford Econoline/E-Series (1992–1999)

Late 1990s Blue Bird Mini Bird

Chevrolet P30

Blue Bird CV200

1992-2003

Dodge D-300 (to 1977)

(front engine)

1988–1990 Blue Bird TC/2000 school bus (retired)

NJ Transit Blue Bird 608.jpg

Several features of these prototypes were integrated into the Vision introduced in 2003.

Blue Bird company logo in steering wheel

2000s Blue Bird All American FE bus in transit service in Bronx, NY.

1990s Blue Bird/GMC as a mobile firefighting command center in Quebec.

Right hand drive Blue Bird TC/3000 in use with First Essex in Essex, UK.

Defunct 1997 Blue Bird wheelchair-equipped bus with International 3800 chassis in Kentucky.

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