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    Remorques Lewis named a Talbert Top 10 dealer

    February 13, 2018 11:56AM by Truck News

    LA PRÉSENTATION, SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC – Remorques Lewis has been named one of the top 10 Talbert Manufacturing dealers for 2017. The Quebec dealership was also given the honor of “Most Improved Dealer of 2017” with sales that were more than

  • Three Canadian dealerships added to Trail King’s network

    January 11, 2018 2:42PM by Truck West

    MITCHELL, S.D. – Trailer manufacturer Trail King Industries has announced 12 new dealers across North America, including three in Canada, two of which are in the west. Expanding its dealer network, Trail King has added Competition Trailer Sales in Calgary,

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    Trailer orders surged in November: FTR

    December 18, 2017 10:22AM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Trailer orders surged in November, according to preliminary data from FTR, which reported orders of 42,600 units. That’s up 34% from October levels and 19% year-over-year. FTR is anticipating a “healthy clip” for trailer orders in early

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    Wabash Canada launches GoRight brand

    November 8, 2017 6:10AM by Truck News

    KITCHENER, Ont. – Wabash Canada has announced it’s launching a new GoRight brand for its fleet maintenance business. The company says it has developed a fleet maintenance program that can reduce maintenance costs and improve fleet management, safety, and productivity.

  • Ocean Trailer becomes official dealer of Fontaine trailers in Western Canada

    September 22, 2017 3:04PM by Truck West

    WINNIPEG, Man. – Trailer leasing, rental, sales and service company Ocean Trailer announced it will be the exclusive dealer for Fontaine Heavy Haul in Western Canada. Having forged a long-standing relationship with the Alabama-based trailer company through building and selling

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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

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    Canadian-themed Trout River trailer on tour

    June 28, 2017 7:36AM by Truck News

    COLEMAN, P.E.I. – A specially decorated Trout River live bottom trailer is traveling across Eastern Canada this week to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday. The trailer left the company’s Coleman, P.E.I. manufacturing facility this week to embark on a trip along

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    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

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    J & J Trailer achieves NATM certification

    May 23, 2017 7:43AM by Truck News

    SCARBOROUGH, Ont. – J & J Trailer Manufacturing and Sales says it has been certified by the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM). The company says the certification for building compliant trailers aligns it with other manufacturers who are committed

  • 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,”

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    Stoughton acquires land across from manufacturing plant

    April 13, 2017 8:14AM by Truck News

    BRODHEAD, Wis. — Stoughton Trailers has announced it has purchased 17 acres of land across the street from its manufacturing plant in Brodhead, Wis. “The Stoughton Trailers Brodhead manufacturing facility is a critical component of our manufacturing footprint,” said Bob

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    East Coast International adds trailer lines

    April 11, 2017 8:42AM by Truck News

    MONCTON, N.B. – East Coast International (ECI) has announced it is now offering Transcraft and Benson trailers. The company is authorized to sell and service the two lines in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, P.E.I., and Newfoundland. “We are excited to

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    Great Dane strengthens rear impact guard, explores telematics

    March 3, 2017 9:33AM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Great Dane unveiled product updates at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council, including a safer rear impact guard. The new rear impact guard passes the 30% offset test, ensuring protection for motorists who collide

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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

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    Manac takes minority stake in ABS Remorques

    February 16, 2017 3:06PM by Truck News

    ASBESTOS, Que. – Conveyor semi-trailer manufacturer ABS Remorques has announced that Manac has taken a minority stake in the company. “It is with great pride that we announce this partnership as it will allow us to expand our presence in