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Wabash National Corporation

  • Western Canadian dealer named one of Wabash’s best

    March 14, 2019 8:05PM by Truck News-West

    CALGARY, Alta. – Calgary’s Fleetstop Trailers was named one of Wabash National’s top dealers for 2018. “We are again honored to be included with Wabash’s largest and best run North American dealerships,” said Craig Sterling, managing partner of Fleetstop Trailers.

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    Wabash Canada, Fleetstop Trailers recognized

    August 11, 2017 1:25PM by Truck News

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Two Canadian dealers were recognized by Wabash National as being among the best. Wabash Canada was a five-star dealer in 2016, and Fleetstop Trailers was a four-star dealer. This is the second year Wabash National has recognized

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    Wabash to buy Supreme Industries

    August 9, 2017 6:51AM by Truck News

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wabash National has agreed to buy truck body builder Supreme Industries. The deal is worth US$21 per share, equal to US$364 million. Supreme is the second largest manufacturer of truck bodies in the U.S., with 2016 sales

  • Product Equipment

    Wabash names Eco Flaps preferred provider

    April 17, 2017 6:55AM by Truck News

    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eco Flaps aerodynamic splash guards have been named a preferred provider by Wabash National for its commercial dry and refrigerated van trailers, the company announced. “We couldn’t be more excited about this new partnership with Wabash National,”

  • Wabash rear impact guard qualifies for international award

    April 12, 2017 7:13AM by Truck News

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wabash National has been named a finalist for the SSAB Swedish Steel Prize, recognizing its use of advanced high-strength steel in its trailers’ rear impact guard. Wabash is one of four finalists selected out of 102 applications

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    Wabash National invests in composites manufacturing facility

    February 21, 2017 7:29AM by Truck News

    LITTLE FALLS, Minn. – Wabash National has announced a $3-million investment into a Minnesota manufacturing facility to expand production of molded structural composites (MSC). The investments is part of a broader $10-million long-term investment in composites, the company announced. “In

  • Fourth fleet joins Wabash Cold Chain Series launch program

    December 5, 2016 4:23PM by Truck West

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wabash National Corp. said a fourth fleet has agreed to join its launch program for its Cold Chain Series refrigerated van trailers. Leonard’s Express will help bring Wabash’s innovative refrigerated trailer, which is made with molded structural

  • Wabash brings on new duo to lead company into the future

    April 21, 2016 2:18PM by Truck News

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wabash National Corp.’s Tank Trailer welcomed Dave Hill as its vice-president and general manager and Jay Morfitt as director of business development and strategy. Hill will lead the strategic growth for Wabash National’s Beall, Brenner, Bulk and

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    Wabash shows off composite reefer prototype

    March 30, 2016 1:52PM by James Menzies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Wabash National showcased for the first time a prototype composite refrigerated trailer that it says will be as light as a dry van. And that’s counting the refrigeration unit. Shown for the first time at this year’s

  • Wabash introduces stronger rear impact guard

    February 17, 2016 7:01AM by Truck News

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wabash has developed a new rear impact guard for 53-ft. dry van trailers that it says better prevents underride in multiple offset, or overlap, impact scenarios. The new RIG-16 rear impact guard will be shown for the

  • AeroFin XL helps improve aerodynamics and fuel efficiency

    December 15, 2015 6:19PM by Truck West

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wabash National Corp. has developed its fifth aerodynamic solutions product line device, which is designed to improve trailer fuel economy. The AeroFin XL Tail Device is a tail apparatus that directs airflow across the rear of the

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    Dana starts production on RS 40 SmartRide trailer suspension

    November 22, 2005 3:12PM by Truck News

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Dana Corporation’s commercial vehicle systems group has started production of its new Dana Spic…

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    Wabash National launches new DuraPlate CargoMax

    November 15, 2005 3:19PM by Truck News

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Wabash National Corporation has announced the launch of its new DuraPlate CargoMax domestic cont…

  • Product Transportation

    Wabash sets out to develop 10-year maintenance-free trailer

    March 31, 2004 10:02AM by Truck News

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Wabash National has begun working on a trailer that – with the exception of brakes and tires – w…