Trailer Components http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7347/more en 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 FCA Latin America Honors TriMotive Brazil http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/fca-latin-america-honors-trimotive-brazil <div class="node-body article-body"><p>TriMotive Brazil, the South American OEM division of Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE: HZN), a manufacturer of branded towing and trailering equipment, was recently recognized by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) as Supplier of the Year.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/fca-latin-america-honors-trimotive-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/fca-latin-america-honors-trimotive-brazil#comments Trailer Components News Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:59:00 +0000 63141 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com WABCO wins CLEPA Innovation Award for OptiFlow AutoTail http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/wabco-wins-clepa-innovation-award-optiflow-autotail <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__tracking.vuelio.co.uk_tracking_click-3Fmsgid-3DoSb5o491FJBAYtGdkW-5F9Pw2-26target-3Dhttp-253a-252f-252fwww.wabco-2Dauto.com-252fwabco-252f-26v-3DyUUUdLiYo-2DnrXYaFqWC-5F-5Fg2-26lc-3D880705120466157587&amp;d=DwMGaQ&amp;c=H98lxvesFHsl1ZPcztRg4g&amp;r=vcRhFCK_DpExyJOlpyrxy6qPHD-B3yyJ-Q9XMvzr7d0&amp;m=ZmrWNomhKH_dGz_VdimteUH_c-iDJu4ZhBfn9nq9Z90&amp;s=0wTIq_qBP3rZC4Tfsq5ehHKp2RIADfOP1RKz6WRiaCY&amp;e=">WABCO Holdings Inc.</a> (NYSE: WBC) has been recognized by&nbsp;<a href="https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__tracking.v</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/wabco-wins-clepa-innovation-award-optiflow-autotail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/wabco-wins-clepa-innovation-award-optiflow-autotail#comments Trailer Components News Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:33:00 +0000 63111 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Ridge Corporation teams with FlexSys on aerodynamic technology http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/ridge-corporation-teams-flexsys-aerodynamic-technology <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Ridge Corporation has teamed with aerospace technology company FlexSys Inc. to apply their advanced technology to aerodynamic devices used in the trucking industry to reduce drag and improve fuel efficiency.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/ridge-corporation-teams-flexsys-aerodynamic-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/ridge-corporation-teams-flexsys-aerodynamic-technology#comments Trailer Components News Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:05:00 +0000 63041 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Aurora grows parts network with new Dallas DC http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/aurora-grows-parts-network-new-dallas-dc <div class="node-body article-body">Aurora Parts & Accessories LLC, an aftermarket semi-trailer parts distribution company, has opened a new facility in Dallas. The opening marks the second new distribution center for Aurora Parts in the past nine months, with the recent opening of their Atlanta facility last October.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/aurora-grows-parts-network-new-dallas-dc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/aurora-grows-parts-network-new-dallas-dc#comments Trailer Components News Tue, 13 Jun 2017 01:39:00 +0000 62501 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com IIHS begins testing side underride guards http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/iihs-begins-testing-side-underride-guards <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has announced the results of two tests designed to evaluate the potential benefits of installing underride guards on the sides of truck trailers. &nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/iihs-begins-testing-side-underride-guards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/iihs-begins-testing-side-underride-guards#comments Trailers Trailer Components News Wed, 10 May 2017 04:01:00 +0000 61761 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com PlasmaStream Technology wins SAE Global Innovation Award http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/plasmastream-technology-wins-sae-global-innovation-award <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) announced that the PlasmaStream technology has been awarded first place in the 9<sup>th</sup> Annual Global Automation &amp; Mobility Challenge, in the Advanced Technology Category at the SAE World Congress in Detroit last month.&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/plasmastream-technology-wins-sae-global-innovation-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/news/plasmastream-technology-wins-sae-global-innovation-award#comments Trailer Components News Wed, 10 May 2017 01:33:00 +0000 61741 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com One hundred years running, Overseas Hardwoods Co has sawed a secure niche as a force in flooring http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/one-hundred-years-running-overseas-hardwoods-co-has-sawed-secure-niche-force-floo <div class="field-deck"> Family-owned company has been sawing for a century, producing truck body and trailer flooring since the early years of trucks and trailers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association gathers to celebrate 75 years of serving the industry, Overseas Hardwoods Company knows how it feels.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/one-hundred-years-running-overseas-hardwoods-co-has-sawed-secure-niche-force-floo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/one-hundred-years-running-overseas-hardwoods-co-has-sawed-secure-niche-force-floo#comments Trailer Components Trailer Dealers Fri, 05 May 2017 17:24:00 +0000 61611 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p align="left"><strong>Overseas Hardwoods Company</strong>, Mobile AL, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in April. But the family who owns OHC started the Old Mobile River Sawmill Company 100 years ago this month. Because hardwood logs do not float, they needed help from &ldquo;gunboats&rdquo; to provide the needed buoyancy. The gunboats were designed after the pontoon boats that ferried artillery across rivers during the Civil War.</p> Doepker Adds Edmonton Trailer Manufacturing Product Line http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/doepker-adds-edmonton-trailer-manufacturing-product-line <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Doepker Industries Ltd. has added the Edmonton Trailer Manufacturing (ETM) product line to its portfolio. Dirk Woestenenk, previously General Manager at ETM, has joined the Doepker team as Heavy Haul Division Manager. The entire product line, including sliding tilt decks, low beds, crane dollies, jeeps, and boosters, will be manufactured and supported by Doepker and authorized distribution locations.</p></div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/doepker-adds-edmonton-trailer-manufacturing-product-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailer-components/doepker-adds-edmonton-trailer-manufacturing-product-line#comments Trailer Components News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:46:00 +0000 59781 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Aerodynamic options: what works http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/aerodynamic-options-what-works <div class="field-deck"> Canadian research measures results of aero products for trailers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Report on the multi-year project (2012-2015) using high-fidelity scale-model testing in a large wind tunnel. It evaluated vehicle performance at various wind speeds and wind directions, the results</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/aerodynamic-options-what-works" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/aerodynamic-options-what-works#comments Trailers Trailer Components Thu, 02 Feb 2017 19:18:00 +0000 59231 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>National Research Council Canada has conducted wind tunnel tests of 92 configurations of trailers and aerodynamic devices.</p>