Omaha Standard has announced that the name of Fontaine Truck Equipment Co, which was acquired in 2006, has been changed to Omaha Standard Distribution (OSD). The ten OSD branches, all of which are full-line truck equipment distributors, are in Council Bluffs IA, Birmingham AL, Indianapolis IN, Louisville KY, Nashville TN, Dallas TX, Atlanta GA, Charlotte NC, Ft Lauderdale FL, and, Miami FL.
Established in 1926, Omaha Standard is a manufacturer of service/utility bodies, platform bodies, hydraulic hoists, hydraulic liftgates, and other equipment for commercial trucks. It markets its products through 175 truck equipment distributors across the nation. The company recently moved into a new 210,000-square-foot manufacturing plant featuring an automotive-type dip tank electrocoat paint system.