Van Con

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Van Con, Incorporated (often shortened to Van Con) is a manufacturer of bodies for school buses. Based in Middlesex, New Jersey, the company sells buses primarily in New York and the northeastern United States. The company specializes in bodies for cutaway van chassis.

Van Con Inc. was founded by Paul Anderson and is currently owned and operated by his son Jim Anderson.

Van Con, Incorporated
IndustryBus manufacturing
FounderPaul Anderson
United States
Area served
Northeastern United States
Key people
Jim Anderson, Owner
ProductsSchool buses

Founded in 1973, Van Con, Incorporated is a school bus body manufacturer based out of Middlesex, NJ, and their buses are fairly popular in the northeast of the United States.

Company history[edit]

A Van-Con school bus based on a Chevrolet Express, showing its deployed wheelchair lift.

Initial production included models based upon Ford Econoline chassis; the company was also one of the few to build bus bodies on the Dodge Ram Van chassis. Today, along with the Ford E-Series, van conversions are done on the Chevrolet Express/GMC Savana cutaway chassis. Van Con specializes in manufacturing handicap-accessible buses with wheelchair lifts as an option.

The current production of a student transportation vehicle is a 16 to 30-seat bus, not including the driver.


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