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    Utility Trailer says jury confirmed trailers without side underride guards are not defective

    September 3, 2019 1:10PM by Truck News

    SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO – Utility Trailer says a jury has confirmed its trailers manufactured without side underride guards are not defective. However, the trailer manufacturer was still found 45% liable for a crash that saw a crash victim’s family

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    Utility unveils aerodynamic trailer tail

    December 13, 2018 11:20AM by John G Smith

    Utility Trailer Manufacturing’s new Utility Aerodynamic Tail (UAT) represents the company’s latest step to reduce aerodynamic drag. The unit weighs a mere 25 lb. and is compatible with dry vans and refrigerated trailers with rear swing doors. It’s made with

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    Utility 3000R gets new standard floor

    December 4, 2018 1:30PM by John G Smith

    Utility Trailer Manufacturing has made its 20K Duct Floor System standard for the 3000R base model refrigerated trailer. The floor helps to control weight because it doesn’t require other structural enhancement, the company notes. It features a 20,000-lb. capacity for

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    Utility unveils 4000AE drop deck

    March 20, 2018 3:00PM by John G Smith

    Utility’s new lightweight 4000AE Drop Deck flatbed trailer offers many features found in the company’s combo flatbed of the same name. And the final result weighs less than some all-aluminum trailers, but at a “more sensible combo-trailer price,” the company

  • Product Equipment

    P.S.I. recognizes Utility Trailer

    May 30, 2017 10:35AM by Truck News

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Pressure Systems International (P.S.I.) recently presented Utility Trailer Manufacturing with its eighth Athena Award for excellence. The award was presented during the company’s International Dealer and Parts Show May 19. Utility won the award because of

  • NorthEast expands in Dartmouth with acquisition of Provincial Equipment

    March 8, 2017 12:47PM by Truck News

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Utility Trailer Manufacturing announced today (March 8) that NorthEast Truck and Trailer has expanded its operations in Dartmouth, N.S. with the acquisition of Provincial Equipment, a former Utility dealer since 2002. The new location will

  • With two new trailers on the road, business is good for Utility Trailer Manufacturing

    January 25, 2017 6:01PM by Derek Clouthier

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Utility Trailer Manufacturing touted a pair of new products the company announced last year that are hitting the road in 2017. The trailer manufacturer invited the press, including Truck West, to City of Industry, Calif.

  • Valley Equipment opens new Salisbury dealership

    October 11, 2016 12:36PM by Truck News

    SALISBURY, N.B. – Utility Trailer has announced the opening of a new full-service dealership, Valley Equipment in Salisbury. “We broke ground on our new facility in Salisbury last September, and it replaces the Moncton location,” said Peter Cook, president of

  • Product Equipment

    Utility introduces lighter-weight flatbed

    September 27, 2016 12:45PM by Truck News

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Utility Trailer has announced the introduction of a lighter-weight 4000AE flatbed trailer. “Our new 4000AE flatbed delivers the strength and long-term benefits of a durable combo trailer,” said Larry Roland, director of marketing for Utility

  • Utility Trailer receives TTMA Plant Safety Award

    June 7, 2016 9:12PM by Truck West

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company announced June 7 that it was the recipient of the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association’s (TTMA) Plant Safety Award. Utility manufactures refrigerated trailers, dry freight vans, flatbeds and Tautliner curtain-sided trailers. The

  • Utility sells its 75,000th trailer at Glade Spring plant

    April 26, 2016 1:41PM by Truck News

    GLADE SPRING, Va. – Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company’s Glade Spring, Va. manufacturing plant recently celebrated the sale of its 75,000th 4000D-X Composite dry van trailer. “This is a powerful testament to the character of our Glade Spring employees,” said Craig

  • Utility Trailer makes roll stability standard

    December 11, 2014 1:09PM by Truck News

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Utility Trailer has announced it is the first manufacturer to make roll stability a standard spec’ on refrigerated trailers. The company has standardized roll stability protection from Bendix on its 3000R base model refrigerated trailer.

  • Utility Trailer makes Bendix slack adjuster standard on all new equipment

    October 30, 2006 11:56AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Utility Trailer has added the Bendix ASA-5 automatic slack adjuster as standard equipment on all ne…

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    Utility Trailer expands Virginia plant and incorporates LED lighting

    March 27, 2006 4:19PM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — An expansion of 90,000 sq.-ft. to the Utility Trailer plant in Marion, Va. is set to increase pr…