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Wabash National to Introduce Advanced Design Truck Body Line

LAFAYETTE, Ind., Oct. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)– Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) today announced it will present its first line of high-performance dry and cooled truck bodies at the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) Distribution Solutions Conference in Phoenix. The truck bodies are created to reduce fleets’ upkeep costs, enhance productivity and make best use of the life of equipment.
“We’re extremely conscious of a shift taking place in the trucking market sustained by re-urbanization and e-commerce trends. Our objective is to help our clients be successful, and with our truck body line we can support them as they work to fulfill final-mile delivery requirements,” said Brent Yeagy, group president, Industrial Trailer Products at Wabash National Corporation. Leveraging years of innovation leadership in the semi-trailer market, with more than 200 patents worldwide, Wabash National’s engineers have actually integrated fleet-proven devices designs with advanced fabrics to produce a line of high-performance refrigerated and dry freight truck bodies for Class 6, 7 and 8 framework. Wabash National’s refrigerated truck bodies are constructed making use of cutting edge bonding assembly innovation combined with a cutting edge patent-pending composite panel, supplying up to 25 % improvement in thermal effectiveness when compared to traditional designs. This innovative design likewise minimizes weight by as much as 15 percent, all without compromising strength and sturdiness. The business’s dry truck bodies are built with Wabash National’s DuraPlate ® composite panels, fleet-proven for heavy-duty freight applications for nearly 20 years. The truck bodies also incorporate semi-trailer grade components and designs for included performance and longevity. “Responding to particular requests from choose consumers in recent years, we developed a dry truck body design using our industry-leading DuraPlate trailer technology,” Yeagy explained. “Earlier this year we opened a …
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