May 2023

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NATM recognizes Trailer Safety Week Champions

June 6, 2023
Trailer Safety Week, set for June 4-10 this year, is an annual nationwide awareness campaign launched by NATM aimed at increasing awareness of the importance of trailer safety...
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NATM updates board roster

June 6, 2023
The NATM recently selected the Board members for the 2023-2026 term.
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NATM 5-year plan targets advocacy, education

June 6, 2023
The association is largely aiming to grow awareness of its brand and membership throughout the next three years
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Terex reveals all-electric mini mixer

June 2, 2023
Terex Advance's all-electric option is available on the Terex Advance Mini-Mix range, which is good for short-loads or smaller surface areas.
U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra tours LANE Trailers manufacturing facilities in Boone, Iowa. The congressman praised the company for being a small business that supports good jobs in Iowa and powers the economy.
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NATM Innovator: LANE Trailer invests in new equipment, workforce development

June 2, 2023
The NATM Innovation Award recognizes members that “exemplify great feats of creativity and innovation” in the areas of technological advancement, green practices, and workforce...

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Special delivery

June 2, 2023
“Trade ya,” I said, like we were 10 or 11 years old and looking for a different bagged lunch in the school cafeteria or, in this case, looking to swap for a different set of chores...
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Equipment & Parts

Minimizer offers new medium-duty PACCAR floor mats

May 2, 2023
Kit fits eight different Peterbilt & Kenworth models
Gao Underride

NHTSA raises potential side underride guard mandate

The agency is requesting public comment for information on the efficacy of trailer side underride guards, which it says would save 17 lives and prevent 69 serious injuries annually...
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MH Eby adds Free Country skirted flatbed to lineup

May 1, 2023
M. H. Eby Inc. has launched its Free Country skirted flatbed towing body. The new truck body builds on the success of Eby’s Big Country flatbed product line, which has been a ...
Thermo King
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Equipment & Parts

Thermo King intros third-generation TriPac APU

May 1, 2023
Available features of the two new auxiliary power unit models include TracKing telematics, innovative emission reduction technology, and improved operational efficiency
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Trailer Dealers

Carrier Transicold crowns top dealers for 2022

April 29, 2023
Reefer Sales & Service wins North America Dealer of the Year and Refrigeración Tijuana secures highest honor for Latin America
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Felling to host 11th annual Trailers for a Cause

April 28, 2023
Pockets of Hope, which provides backpacks for foster children, will be the beneficiary of the auction, slated for this summer
Carrier Transicold
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Carrier Transicold unveils new Supra eCool reefers

April 28, 2023
Two new electric truck refrigeration models are designed to help fleets comply with looming zero-emission deadlines
Ancra Cargo
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Ancra Cargo and Ancra Systems BV to consolidate

The consolidation will allow Ancra Cargo to penetrate a new market, which the company said will benefit customers by enhacning Ancra Cargo's research and development section.
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Lytx launches Surfsight auxiliary cameras

The side- and rear-view cameras can be installed using wired or Wi-Fi technology, and can be integrated with Surfsight dash cams.
Grote Industries
(Left to right): Josh Wilbur, director of human resources (Grote); Brian Blanton, CFO (Grote); Mike Grote, general manager (Star Safety Technologies by Grote); John Green, VP and COO (Star Headlight and Lantern Co.); Christopher D. Jacobs, owner and CEO (Star Headlight and Lantern Co.); Dominic Grote, president (Grote)
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Grote acquires Star Headlight & Lantern Co.

April 24, 2023
The truck lighting product provider has acquired Star Headlight & Lantern Co., adding the company's portfolio of lighting products to its own.
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Strong trailer demand, lingering supply-chain challenges push backlog up

April 24, 2023
Despite expanding availability of build slots, 2023 is not yet fully open across the industry, ACT Research reports, as OEMs continue to face volatile commodity costs, long lead...
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The NTEA adds three new MVP-status companies

April 24, 2023
NTEA’s Member Verification Program (MVP) recognizes eligible companies who have applied and provided documentation that exhibits their quality practices and standards.
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Eastern Europe trailer market slips on war; Turkey surges: CLEAR

April 19, 2023
2022 saw a 4.1% fall in trailer demand, with substantial declines within the countries most affected by the war in Ukraine. Poland also had a large fall in demand but that was...
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Freightliner offers Hendrickson's Haulmaax EX system

The rear rubber suspension will be offered as a chassis enhancement for Freightliner Vocational M2, SD and Plus models
Carrier Transicold
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Equipment & Parts

Carrier Transicold's new XR TRUs features direct drive

The 40XR and 50XR truck refrigeration units are designed to deliver improved performance and sustainability over prior X series models
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Krone, Southern Van Lines gear up for festival season

April 13, 2023
The fleet’s new Dry Liners are based on Krone’s universal modular chassis, featuring an optimized welded assembly and robust bulkhead connection
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Truck Bodies

Reading buys Colorado-based upfitter

April 13, 2023
In addition to expanding Reading Truck’s national footprint, the addition of Mastercraft Truck Equipment is meant to complement the broader portfolio of JBPCO business units
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Wil-Ro reports record bookings, deliveries in Q1

April 12, 2023
The body manufacturer attriibutes its success in the first quarter partly to increased chassis supply and the company's efforts to stabilize the supply chain
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CW Mill adds Mercedes van AC kit

Aftermarket supplier also offers Compressor and Alternator mounting kits for refrigerated truck boxes and cargo vans.
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Trail King Steel Side Dump

Trail King updates top-selling dumps

March 31, 2023
The new and improved Bottom Dump and Side Dump were featured at the recent CONEXPO show in Las Vegas
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Talbert Mfg. 60CC-RC

Talbert highlights customized four-axle gooseneck

March 24, 2023
With a 60-ton capacity of just 13 feet and with four axles close-coupled, the 60CC-RC is designed to ensure the safe transport of a concentrated load
Stellar Industries
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Stellar introduces TMAX 1-13 Aluminum Mechanic Truck

March 13, 2023
The TMAX 1-13 is ideal for cranes up to 53,100 ft-lbs, like the Stellar 86 Series Telescopic Service Crane, and it features Stellar Torq-Isolator torsion box understructure and...
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NATDA forms committee focused on women in the industry

March 9, 2023
The focus of NATDA’s Women in the Trailer Industry committee is to support women in the industry through education and networking