Manac marks 20,000th trailer at Orangeville plant

ORANGEVILLE, Ont. (April 11, 2003) — Manac reached a milestone on March 18 with the production of its 20,000th van trailer at its plant in Orangeville, Ont.

The company opened the 159,700-square-foot facility in December 1994. The plant employs 288 people and has the capacity to produce 5,000 steel and aluminum van trailers each year.

Based in Saint-Georges-de-Beauce, Que., Manac is a division of The Canam Manac Group, a producer of steel components. Manac builds van, flatdeck, and logging trailers, as well as trailers for more specialized markets. In addition to the Orangeville facility, it produces trailers in Saint-Georges-de-Beauce, Trois-Rivières, and Saint-Prime, Qué., and in Oran, Mo.

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