SAVANNAH, Ga. — Great Dane Trailers has acquired Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies, a manufacturer of insulated fiberglass refrigerated bodies and an all-electric refrigeration solution.
Johnson was founded in 1932 in Rice Lake, Wis. Great Dane announced the acquisition this morning, saying the purchase reinforces the company’s commitment to the food service industry.
Great Dane plans to support and expand Johnson’s business while sharing distribution, parts and service centres.
“Great Dane is pleased to join Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies in serving the complex needs of refrigerated customers,” said Great Dane president and COO Phill Pines. “Both our companies and our customers will benefit from this partnership.”
“This is an exciting milestone for our company, and we look forward to scaling our growth as part of Great Dane,” added Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies president, Ron Ricci. “Great Dane’s global reach, scale, widely recognized brand and worldwide dealer and customer relationships make this the ideal partnership.”
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