Pressure Systems International, manufacturer of the Meritor Tire Inflation System (MTIS) by PSI with ThermALERT technology, presented Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company with the 2011 Athena Award during the recent Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association meeting in Tucson AZ.
Present at the award ceremony from Utility Trailer were Steve Bennett, vice-president; Hal Bennett, president; Jeff Bennett, vice-president-engineering; Paul Bennett, chairman and chief executive officer; and Todd Bennett, director of finance. PSI was represented by Tim Musgrave, president and CEO, Frank Sonzala, executive vice-president; and Steve Robinson, director-OEM sales and dealer programs.
The Athena award is given by PSI each year to the company that does the most to promote use of ThermALERT technology. ThermALERT when included with MTIS warns vehicle operators of excessive heat buildup in the wheel end before it results in wheel loss, wheel-end failures, or trailer fires.