Trailers http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/taxonomy/term/7353/more en Engineers tackle key issues http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/engineers-tackle-key-issues <div class="node-body article-body">New twists continue to surface in the Phase 2 of greenhouse gas regulation developed by the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. </div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/engineers-tackle-key-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/engineers-tackle-key-issues#comments Trailers Wed, 05 Jul 2017 20:19:00 +0000 62921 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com New trailer products, services http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/new-trailer-products-services <div class="node-body article-body">Fourteen TTMA associate members delivered news about their companies’ trailer-related products and services during the TTMA convention. Here are the 14 who offered an update:</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/new-trailer-products-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/new-trailer-products-services#comments Trailers Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:40:00 +0000 62901 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Make every convention count http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/make-every-convention-count <div class="node-body article-body">Dan Rengert, former president of TODCO and a long-time associates member of TTMA had some specific advice for those who are relatively new to the association</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/make-every-convention-count" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/make-every-convention-count#comments Trailers Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:21:00 +0000 62891 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Evolution of the van trailer http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/evolution-van-trailer <div class="node-body article-body">From the beginning of trucking, change has continued to take place, pushing the usable envelope to deliver freight in the most efficient manner</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/evolution-van-trailer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/evolution-van-trailer#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:13:00 +0000 62881 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com The industry’s safest trailer plants http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/industry-s-safest-trailer-plants <div class="node-body article-body">Eight trailer plants were recognized for their outstanding safety records during the TTMA convention. The association gives awards based on a number of factors</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/industry-s-safest-trailer-plants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/industry-s-safest-trailer-plants#comments Trailers Wed, 05 Jul 2017 17:50:00 +0000 62861 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>Receiving TTMA Plant Safety Awards are David Hill, Wabash National Corporation; Bob Wahlin, Stoughton Trailers LLC; Mark Weber, Wabash National Corporation; Dale Jones (TTMA chairman), Timpte, Inc, Charles Dutil, Manac Trailers; Jacob Radish, Heil Trailer International; Dean Engelage, Great Dane Trailers; and Tom Anderson, LBT Inc.</p> Photos: Universal Trailer new concept in multi-plant trailer production http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/photos-universal-trailer-new-concept-multi-plant-trailer-production <div class="node-body gallery-body">Photo gallery of Universal Trailer's grand opening for its new hub March 24. Much like the commuter airlines do, trailer suppliers feed the new hub with the components required to produce trailers up to 24 feet long.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/photos-universal-trailer-new-concept-multi-plant-trailer-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/photos-universal-trailer-new-concept-multi-plant-trailer-production#comments Trailers Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:17:00 +0000 62761 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Last mile delivery landscape http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/last-mile-delivery-landscape <div class="field-deck"> Dramatic growth in e-commerce is changing the way products are being shipped, which will alter the picture for trucks, trailers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Last mile delivery is the movement of products from a transportation hub to the final delivery destination and is critical in today’s landscape because of the dramatic growth in e-commerce, which is expected to impact the truck and trailer industry in ways that</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/last-mile-delivery-landscape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/last-mile-delivery-landscape#comments Trailers Wed, 05 Jul 2017 16:13:00 +0000 62821 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Photos: TTMA 2017-2018 members and awards http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/photos-ttma-2017-2018-members-and-awards <div class="node-body gallery-body">TTMA 2017-2018 awards and members that will be leading the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association during the next year.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/photos-ttma-2017-2018-members-and-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/photos-ttma-2017-2018-members-and-awards#comments Trailer Output Trailers Truck Bodies Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:44:00 +0000 62811 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com Life and death: TTMA grows up fast in WWII http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/life-and-death-ttma-grows-fast-wwii <div class="field-deck"> June 2017 Editorial </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We think we face challenges today. But imagine what trailer manufacturers were dealing with when they gathered together 75 years ago for the very first TTMA convention.</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/life-and-death-ttma-grows-fast-wwii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/life-and-death-ttma-grows-fast-wwii#comments Trailers Truck Bodies Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:01:00 +0000 62751 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com TTMA celebrates 75th anniversary http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/ttma-celebrates-75th-anniversary <div class="node-body article-body">The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association celebrated its 75th anniversary and a listing of who will be leading TTMA 2017-2018</div> <p><a href="http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/ttma-celebrates-75th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://trailer-bodybuilders.com/trailers/ttma-celebrates-75th-anniversary#comments Trailer Output Trailers Wed, 05 Jul 2017 14:55:00 +0000 62801 at http://trailer-bodybuilders.com <p>The 2017-2018 TTMA executive committee and their wives: Gary Smith, Kentucky Trailer; Dan and Theresa Giles, Fontaine Trailer Company; Menno and Karen Eby, M. H. Eby Inc; Bob and Heather Wahlin, Stoughton Trailers LLC;, Dale and JoAnn Jones, Timpte Inc; Dick and Hilda Giromini, Wabash National Corporation; Lloyd and Yvonne Elias, Lode-King Industries.</p>