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Category: Cab, Trailer & Body New

April Net Trailer Orders Surge 22% Versus Last Year

April Net Trailer Orders Surge 22% Versus Last Year

| May 16, 2017

ACT’s preliminary estimate for April Net Trailer Orders is 20,200 units, a surge of 22 percent versus the same period last year. “While net orders were off approximately 6% from March, industry patterns actually call for some softening in volume as we exit the industry’s normal ‘order season.’ On that basis, the April month-over-month decline […]

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Craftsmen Utility Trailer Completes Missouri Renovation

Craftsmen Utility Trailer Completes Missouri Renovation

| May 12, 2017

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers has announced that Craftsmen Utility Trailer has expanded and completely renovated its Sikeston, Missouri dealer location. “Our Sikeston facility was 25 years old and was in need of a ‘facelift,’” said […]

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Utility Trailer Nears Production of it 500,000th Refrigerated Van

Utility Trailer Nears Production of it 500,000th Refrigerated Van

| May 2, 2017

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers reports that it is on target to manufacture its 500,000th refrigerated van in 2017. “When our Clearfield, Utah plant recently manufactured its 250,000th reefer, we decided to add up the total […]

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March Net Trailer Orders Up 45% Y/Y, Fourth Straight Month with a Positive Y/Y Comp

March Net Trailer Orders Up 45% Y/Y, Fourth Straight Month with a Positive Y/Y Comp

| April 18, 2017

Preliminary March net trailer orders are on a roll at 21,500 units. “Commitments have been delayed this order season, as fleets carefully monitored economic conditions and watched the political winds to determine their confidence regarding capital expenditures. Their shift from caution to a more optimistic outlook is evident when you consider net order volumes in […]

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Utility Trailer Builds Its 150,000th Dry Van in Paragould, Arkansas

Utility Trailer Builds Its 150,000th Dry Van in Paragould, Arkansas

| March 30, 2017

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, a leading manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, has announced that its Paragould, Arkansas dry van manufacturing plant has recently manufactured its 150,000th dry van, a 4000D-X Composite® TBR. “I want to extend a heartfelt congratulations to everyone at Paragould on achieving this milestone,” said Hal Bennett […]

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Universal Trailer Opens  $25 Million-Plus Cargo Trailer Facility

Universal Trailer Opens $25 Million-Plus Cargo Trailer Facility

| March 27, 2017

Universal Trailer Corporation, one of the largest manufacturers of lifestyle and commercial cargo trailer brands has unveiled a new manufacturing plant in Bristol, Ind., for the production of Wells Cargo and Haulmark cargo trailers. The $25 million-plus, state-of-the-art facility represents over two years of innovation adapted from the automotive industry to produce lighter and more […]

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