Trailer Body Builders http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/rss.xml en Trucking worries CARB may step into GHG gap http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/trucking-worries-carb-may-step-ghg-gap <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The <a href="http://www.trucking.org/">American Trucking Associations</a> (ATA) and the <a href="http://www.trala.org/">Truck Renting and Leasing Association</a> (TRALA) are two industry trade groups worried that the intent announced by the <a href="https://www.epa.gov/">Environmental Protection Agency</a> last week to &ldquo;<a href="http://fleetowner.com/trailers/epa-plans-revisit-phase-2-ghg-rules">re-evaluate</a>&rdquo; parts the <a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/breaking-down-final-phase-2-rules#slide-0-field_images-198691">Phase 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel efficiency rule</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/trucking-worries-carb-may-step-ghg-gap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/trucking-worries-carb-may-step-ghg-gap#comments News Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:59:00 +0000 64191 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com DHL, Ford show off 'early build' larger electric van based on Transit http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/dhl-ford-show-early-build-larger-electric-van-based-transit <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After announcing a collaboration with <a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent" target="_blank" title="Keyword link list">Ford</a> some months ago to develop a heavier-duty electric delivery vehicle, Deutsche Post DHL Group and the automaker this week took the wraps off the Streetscooter Work XL in Cologne, Germany.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/dhl-ford-show-early-build-larger-electric-van-based-transit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/dhl-ford-show-early-build-larger-electric-van-based-transit#comments Chassis News Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:57:00 +0000 64181 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Class 8 production increases in July: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-production-increases-july-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>North American Class 8 production increased in July, boosted by the continued strength of orders.</p> <p>&ldquo;After cutting 3,000 units from the Class 8 build plan last month, the OEMs added back nearly 6,000 units in July,&rdquo; said Steve Tam, ACT Research&rsquo;s Vice President. &ldquo;This brings the OEMs&rsquo; full-year expectations to over 252,000 units.&rdquo;</p> <p>Despite a sequentially slower July build rate in the North American medium-duty market, year over year Class 5-7 production was 15% higher.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-production-increases-july-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/class-8-production-increases-july-act#comments Chassis News Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:55:00 +0000 64171 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Vulcan Spring celebrates 50th anniversary http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/vulcan-spring-celebrates-50th-anniversary <div class="field-deck"> Innovative global manufacturing company began in founder's basement </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vulcan Spring and Manufacturing Co., a leading designer and manufacturer of flat steel springs and related assemblies for diverse global markets, is celebrating the company’s 50th Anniversary.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/vulcan-spring-celebrates-50th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/fabrication/vulcan-spring-celebrates-50th-anniversary#comments Fabrication News Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:43:00 +0000 64161 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com EPA takes ‘big first step’ on trailer GHG reconsideration http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/epa-takes-big-first-step-trailer-ghg-reconsideration <div class="field-deck"> 2018 Phase 2 implementation schedule still in place, TTMA cautions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Maybe trailers shouldn’t be considered motor vehicles after all. The federal agencies responsible for implementing the next phase of heavy-duty fuel efficiency standards have decided the industry’s concerns warrant a formal reconsideration of the regulation. TTMA President Jeff Sims called the government’s decision “a big first step towards solving the entire issue.” But he cautions that the looming implementation date—and the associated uncertainty for trailer manufacturers and their customers—remains in place, at least for the time being.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/epa-takes-big-first-step-trailer-ghg-reconsideration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/epa-takes-big-first-step-trailer-ghg-reconsideration#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Trailer Dealers News Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:54:00 +0000 64151 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Kenworth Ontario moves Ottawa dealership to new facility http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-ontario-moves-ottawa-dealership-new-facility <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Kenworth Ontario has relocated its Ottawa area dealership to a new and modern, 43,000-square-foot facility about 21 miles southeast of Parliament Hill in the Canadian capital.</p> <p>Kenworth Ontario&ndash;Ottawa is located on 10 acres with convenient access to Trans-Canada Highway 417, a major truck route through the Ontario province. The dealership has seven drive-through service bays, including two bays with full-length pits and room to service up to 14 tractors, a large driver&rsquo;s lounge with satellite television and vending machines, and showers for drivers.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-ontario-moves-ottawa-dealership-new-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/kenworth-ontario-moves-ottawa-dealership-new-facility#comments Chassis News Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:33:00 +0000 64141 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Steel, aluminum prices still rising http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/steel-aluminum-prices-still-rising <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As of June, steel prices were still increasing in the U.S., which will continue to be an issue for the work truck industry, according to an article by NTEA Director of Market Data &amp; Research Steve Latin-Kasper that was published in the August 2017 edition of NTEA News.</p> <p>&ldquo;Steel prices will likely keep rising in the second half of this year, but if the rate of increase decelerates in the third quarter, it will signal an accurate World Bank forecast, which means prices could fall again by 2018,&rdquo; he said.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/steel-aluminum-prices-still-rising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/steel-aluminum-prices-still-rising#comments News Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:18:00 +0000 64131 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Equipment leasing and finance industry confidence jumps in August http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/equipment-leasing-and-finance-industry-confidence-jumps-august <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Confidence in the equipment finance market is 64.4 in August, up from 63.5 the previous two months, according to the <a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__FourLeafPublicRelations.pr-2Doptout.com_Tracking.aspx-3FData-3DHHL-253d-253d194-253a-2526JDG-253c-253a2-253b-252b60-253b-2526SDG-253c90-253a.-26RE-3DMC-26RI-3D2368012-26Preview-3DFalse-26DistributionActionID-3D10716-26Action-3DFollow-2BLink&amp;d=DwMFaQ&amp;c=H98lxvesFHsl1ZPcztRg4g&amp;r=unYrMNgTvxn7Vhk_4Xe5UkNe3GMdyDTDUxtjDx_d1cs&amp;m=gCCahPJ59FkgAHSSXuLac-U3hHMvtZbpO4hBXzVdT-k&amp;s=JqmvH45PThB52WtgOPlOlv8L1DzX9a</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/equipment-leasing-and-finance-industry-confidence-jumps-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/equipment-leasing-and-finance-industry-confidence-jumps-august#comments News Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:17:00 +0000 64121 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com BWise partners with Bristow Beds http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/bwise-partners-bristow-beds <div class="node-body article-body"><p>BWise Manufacturing, LLC, a manufacturer of dump, equipment, tilt and utility trailers in Chambersburg, PA, has formed a partnership with Bristow Beds of Keytesville, MO. BWise Manufacturing will be the exclusive U.S. manufacturer for the Bristow fork lift truck bed.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/bwise-partners-bristow-beds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/bwise-partners-bristow-beds#comments Truck Bodies News Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:04:00 +0000 64111 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Wabash National ranks #29 on best U.S. manufacturers list http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-national-ranks-29-best-us-manufacturers-list <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.wabashnational.com/?utm_source=pr">Wabash National Corporation</a> (NYSE: WNC) was named a <a href="http://www.industryweek.com/industryweek-50-best-us-manufacturers/2017-industryweek-50-best-us-manufacturers?full=1">&ldquo;50 Best U.S. Manufacturer&rdquo;</a> by IndustryWeek magazine in its July/August 2017 issue, coming in at #29 in the ranking.</p> <p>This is the third consecutive year Wabash National has been honored as an IndustryWeek U.S. Top 50, and the fifth time it has been recognized overall, having previously made the list in 2006, 2013, 2015 and 2016.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-national-ranks-29-best-us-manufacturers-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-national-ranks-29-best-us-manufacturers-list#comments Trailers News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:30:00 +0000 64101 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Final net trailer orders for July meet expectations: FTR http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/final-net-trailer-orders-july-meet-expectations-ftr <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FTR reports final July net trailer orders meeting expectations at 13,400 units, falling from June with a m/m drop of 29%, but still up 40% from last July.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/final-net-trailer-orders-july-meet-expectations-ftr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/final-net-trailer-orders-july-meet-expectations-ftr#comments Trailers Market Stats News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:29:00 +0000 64091 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Trailer orders up 43% this year: ACT http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/trailer-orders-43-year-act <div class="node-body article-body"><p>So far this year, the trailer industry has booked over 153,000 net orders, a 43% improvement, according to ACT.</p> <p>Frank Maly, ACT&rsquo;s Director of CV Transportation Analysis and Research, said the shift by fleets to a more positive outlook coincided with last fall&rsquo;s election, and is obviously ongoing.</p> <p>&ldquo;Another positive for the industry is that cancellations remain low,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;Fleets are obviously standing firm with their order commitments, an indication of fleet confidence in the near-to-medium term outlook.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/trailer-orders-43-year-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/market-stats/trailer-orders-43-year-act#comments Trailers Market Stats News Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:12:00 +0000 64081 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com AdjustRite now includes supplier LKQ Corp. http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/adjustrite-now-includes-supplier-lkq-corp <div class="node-body article-body">PPG has expanded its AdjustRite commercial estimating system Commercial Parts Listing Program with the addition of LKQ Corporation to its supplier data base.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/adjustrite-now-includes-supplier-lkq-corp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/equipment-parts/adjustrite-now-includes-supplier-lkq-corp#comments Equipment & Parts News Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:29:00 +0000 64071 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com PPG MHC Kenworth opens new dealership in Iowa http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/mhc-kenworth-opens-new-dealership-iowa <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Murphy-Hoffman Company (MHC) is opening its third dealership in Iowa to further meet the ever-changing needs of customers and expand its multi-state network of support.</p> <p>MHC Kenworth&ndash;Dubuque is conveniently located off U.S. Highway 151, just west of the Mississippi River. The new location features eight service bays, a parts warehouse, a wash bay and a driver&rsquo;s lounge. MHC&rsquo;s new facility is one of more than 100 dealership and leasing locations across 16 states.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/mhc-kenworth-opens-new-dealership-iowa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/mhc-kenworth-opens-new-dealership-iowa#comments Chassis News Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:22:00 +0000 64061 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Supreme announces cash dividend http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/supreme-announces-cash-dividend <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Supreme Industries, Inc.&nbsp;(NYSE MKT: STS) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of three and a half cents ($0.035) per share on its Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable on September 5 to holders of record at the close of business on August 28.</p> <p>Future cash dividend payments are subject to business conditions, the Company&#39;s financial position, and requirements for working capital, property, plant, and equipment expenditures and other corporate purposes.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/supreme-announces-cash-dividend#comments Truck Bodies News Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:22:00 +0000 64051 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com M.H. Eby acquires manufacturing plant in Ephrata, PA http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/mh-eby-acquires-manufacturing-plant-ephrata-pa <div class="node-body article-body"><p>M.H. Eby has acquired a 95,000-square-foot production facility on 17&frac12; acres in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, for the manufacture of all-aluminum trailers and truck bodies for commercial and agricultural markets.</p> <p>&ldquo;Our business has grown significantly in the past five years, and this acquisition allows us to expand our product lines while building more efficiently,&rdquo; said Travis Eby, President of M.H. Eby. &ldquo;It provides the opportunity to bring all of our PA manufacturing operations under one roof, and gives us additional room to grow.&rdquo;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/mh-eby-acquires-manufacturing-plant-ephrata-pa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/mh-eby-acquires-manufacturing-plant-ephrata-pa#comments Trailers Truck Bodies News Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:18:00 +0000 64041 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Daimler gives Masters of Quality Supplier Award to Meritor WABCO http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/daimler-gives-masters-quality-supplier-award-meritor-wabco <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Meritor WABCO announced it has received the prestigious Masters of Quality Supplier Award from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) for the second consecutive year.</p> <p>The 2016 Masters of Quality Supplier Award recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance as measured on a balanced scorecard basis. The honored suppliers represent the top-quality providers of components and services for DTNA&rsquo;s Freightliner and Western Star truck brands.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/daimler-gives-masters-quality-supplier-award-meritor-wabco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/daimler-gives-masters-quality-supplier-award-meritor-wabco#comments Aftermarket Parts Chassis News Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:30:00 +0000 64031 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Wabash Honors Top Dealers http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-honors-top-dealers <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.wabashnational.com/?utm_source=pr">Wabash National Corporation</a> (NYSE: WNC) awarded seven van trailer dealers with ambassador awards for achieving four- and five-star dealer status based on 2016 performance criteria.</p> <p>This marks the second year that Wabash National has recognized its top dealers with ambassador awards.</p> <p>Of the 23 dealers that are part of the company&rsquo;s Dealer Ambassador Program, seven earned an award for top performance:</p> <p><strong>5-Star Dealers in 2016</strong></p> <p>Fleetco, Inc.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-honors-top-dealers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-honors-top-dealers#comments Trailers News Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:29:00 +0000 64021 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Meritor WABCO receives awards from Hino http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/meritor-wabco-receives-awards-hino <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Meritor WABCO received the 2016 Excellence in Quality and the 2016 On-Time Delivery Performance awards from Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc.</p> <p>Meritor WABCO has been recognized with the quality award eight times and has received the on-time delivery award six times.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/meritor-wabco-receives-awards-hino" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/aftermarket-parts/meritor-wabco-receives-awards-hino#comments Aftermarket Parts Chassis Market Stats Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:18:00 +0000 64011 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Ram boosts 2018 model 3500 HD pickup http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/ram-boosts-2018-model-3500-hd-pickup <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With the start of 2018 model year production, <a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/ram?intlink=incontent" title="">Ram</a> Truck is boosting the capability of its 3500 HD pickup model; increasing available torque for its optional diesel engine package and adding an optional fifth wheel designed by Ram Engineering that can tow up to 30,000 lbs.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/ram-boosts-2018-model-3500-hd-pickup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/ram-boosts-2018-model-3500-hd-pickup#comments Chassis News Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:35:00 +0000 64001 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com NTEA unveils vehicle certification series http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ntea-unveils-vehicle-certification-series <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) is releasing a three-part article series on vehicle certification basics. With the trend toward global chassis platforms progressing, the Association&rsquo;s technical services department explains the certification process of three markets: the U.S., Canada and European Union (EU).</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ntea-unveils-vehicle-certification-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/ntea-unveils-vehicle-certification-series#comments News Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:49:00 +0000 63991 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Eco Flaps receives EPA approval to meet GHG regs http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/eco-flaps-receives-epa-approval-meet-ghg-regs <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.ecoflaps.com/" target="_blank">Eco Flaps</a> announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pre-approved its trailer splash guards to be used by vehicle manufacturers to meet GHG2 regulations through model year 2020 with a 1.25 percent reduction in fuel usage.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/eco-flaps-receives-epa-approval-meet-ghg-regs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/eco-flaps-receives-epa-approval-meet-ghg-regs#comments Trailer Components News Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:47:00 +0000 63981 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com New beverage delivery trailer from Mickey http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/new-beverage-delivery-trailer-mickey <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mickey Truck Bodies has introduced the all-new 21st Century trailer designed and built specifically for beverage delivery.</p> <p>The heavy-duty trailer configuration handles better, has a more modern appearance and lasts longer than conventional box trailers, Mickey says.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/new-beverage-delivery-trailer-mickey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/new-market/new-beverage-delivery-trailer-mickey#comments New to the Market News Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:45:00 +0000 63971 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Mickey to open plant serving Northeast http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/mickey-open-plant-serving-northeast <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Mickey Truck Bodies has acquired a new manufacturing location consisting of two facilities totaling 158,000 square feet in Salem Township, PA. Once converted, Mickey will use manufacturing operation to serve the Northeast market.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/mickey-open-plant-serving-northeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/truck-bodies/mickey-open-plant-serving-northeast#comments Truck Bodies News Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:43:00 +0000 63961 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Wabash CEO: Supreme deal a "game changer" http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-ceo-supreme-deal-game-changer <div class="field-deck"> Acquisition fits final mile strategy, product diversification goal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Following up on the announcement late Tuesday that Wabash National will purchase Supreme Industries for about $364 million, CEO Dick Giromini on Wednesday characterized the deal as “a perfect marriage” and “a game changer.” While the company emphasized the importance of responding to the supply chain demands of e-commerce, investment analysts suggest the real benefit to the purchase will be in greatly reducing Wabash’s dependence on the cyclical highway van trailer market.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-ceo-supreme-deal-game-changer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-ceo-supreme-deal-game-changer#comments Trailers Truck Bodies News Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:49:00 +0000 63951 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Wabash National Hino celebrates 10-year anniversary of West Virginia plant http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/hino-celebrates-10-year-anniversary-west-virginia-plant <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hino Motors&rsquo; manufacturing facility in Williamstown, West Virginia, celebrated 10 years of medium-duty truck production.</p> <p>This 245,000-square-foot location produces Hino&rsquo;s Class 6-7 conventional body style trucks. The West Virginia plant has seen exponential growth over its decade of production, facilitating the country&rsquo;s fastest-growing medium-duty truck.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/hino-celebrates-10-year-anniversary-west-virginia-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/hino-celebrates-10-year-anniversary-west-virginia-plant#comments Chassis News Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:18:00 +0000 63941 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com PACCAR Financial launches redesigned website for used trucks http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/paccar-financial-launches-redesigned-website-used-trucks <div class="node-body article-body"><p>PACCAR Financial Corp. recently launched a <a href="http://www.paccarusedtrucks.com/" target="_blank">redesigned used truck website</a> that features enhanced functionality, such as the ability to search by make, model, truck components and miles.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/paccar-financial-launches-redesigned-website-used-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/paccar-financial-launches-redesigned-website-used-trucks#comments Chassis News Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:17:00 +0000 63931 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Wabash to buy Supreme, looking to last-mile needs of trucking http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-buy-supreme-looking-last-mile-needs-trucking <div class="field-deck"> $350+ million deal expected to close in Q4 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Looking to the e-commerce future of the supply chain, a couple of North America’s largest transportation equipment companies are teaming up in a cash deal for about a third of a billion dollars. Wabash National Corporation and Supreme Industries, Inc. late Tuesday announced an agreement under which Wabash National would acquire all of the outstanding shares of Supreme in a cash tender offer for $21 per share.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-buy-supreme-looking-last-mile-needs-trucking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-buy-supreme-looking-last-mile-needs-trucking#comments Trailers Truck Bodies News Wed, 09 Aug 2017 01:19:00 +0000 63921 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Bayview Kenworth opens facility in New Brunswick http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/bayview-kenworth-opens-facility-new-brunswick <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://bayviewtrucks.com/" target="_blank">Bayview Kenworth</a> has opened a newly renovated 19,000-sq.-ft. <a href="http://fleetowner.com/search/results/Kenworth?solrsort=created%20desc?intlink=incontent" target="_blank" title="">Kenworth</a> parts and service dealership in the Jacksonville area north of Woodstock, New Brunswick.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/bayview-kenworth-opens-facility-new-brunswick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/chassis/bayview-kenworth-opens-facility-new-brunswick#comments Chassis News Tue, 08 Aug 2017 17:13:00 +0000 63901 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Wabash facility in Mexico earns clean certification http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-facility-mexico-earns-clean-certification <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="http://www.wabashnational.com/" target="_blank">Wabash National Corp. </a>said it has received federal clean industry certification for its facility in San Jos&eacute; Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico.</p> <p>The facility manufactures Bulk and Brenner brand tank trailers, as well as Walker brand storage silos. The plant employs more than 250 people.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-facility-mexico-earns-clean-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/wabash-facility-mexico-earns-clean-certification#comments Trailers News Mon, 07 Aug 2017 20:27:00 +0000 63891 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com