East Manufacturing recognized its top distributors for the 2006 fiscal year at its annual Dealer Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. The awards were presented by Dave Tate, president and CEO of East Manufacturing, one of the largest manufacturers of aluminum dump, platform and refuse trailers, steel and aluminum dump bodies, and heavy duty trucking accessories.
Distributor of the Year for multiple locations was Hale Trailer Brake & Wheel in Voorhees, New Jersey. Other awards went to Walsh Freightliner (dump trailers), Midwest Utility Inc (platform trailers), Banner Truck & Trailer (parts), and Titan Sales (MMX),
CRTS Inc won the Silver Award, I-State Truck Center won the Bronze Award, Glockner Chevrolet and Wisconsin U/P Trailer Sales won the Awards of Merit, Kenworth of Birmingham Inc won the Newcomer Award of Merit, Lakeshore Utility Trailer Inc won for 10 years of continuous and dedicated sales and service, and Banner Truck & Trailer and Glockner Chevrolet won for 20 years of continuous and dedicated sales and service.