Russell Warren has purchased certain assets of Brad and Debra Stovall and Stovall Equipment Inc (SEI) of Talco, Texas.
Warren Truck & Trailer LLC has been formed to operate this new facility. The company will continue to build dump truck bodies and trailers at Talco, and the location also will stock, sell, and service all other Warren products. These include the bulk feed bodies and trailers manufactured by Warren Manufacturing Inc in Birmingham, Alabama; steel and aluminum dump bodies and trailers, water tanks, hydraulic cylinders, dump hoists, agricultural and ice control spreaders and jockey fifth wheels manufactured by Warren Inc in Collins, Mississippi; and aluminum dump bodies and trailers as well as the E-Z Ride Suspensions manufactured by Warren Equipment, Inc. in Plant City, Florida.
The addition of the Talco location expands Warren’s ability to service the municipal and private sector, plus focus on the poultry industry with its feed hauling equipment, rendering trailers, and litter spreaders, according to Warren.
Warren Truck & Trailer, LLC will develop a service department for the repair of most types of truck trailers and take on other lines of truck equipment at this location.
In addition to its manufacturing facilities, Warren also operates Truck Equipment Inc, a full-line truck equipment sales, service, and repair facility in Columbia, South Carolina and Bama Bodies The address, (P.O. Box 425, Talco, Texas 75487-0425) phone and fax numbers (903) 379-3921, toll free (888) 734-4400 and fax (903) 379-4400) will remain the same as will many of the employees. Art Henderson, a long time SEI employee, will serve as General Manager of the new company and Shawn Findley, also a former SEI employee, will serve as the parts and service manager.
The new company will open for business on Monday January 6, 2003.