Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) announced confirmation of a three-year purchase agreement with Prime Inc., one of the largest refrigerated carriers in North America.
The agreement is for 4,000 ArcticLite refrigerated van trailers over the next 34 months. 2010 trailer production requirements of 725 of those trailers will begin this month.
“We’re excited to continue our successful relationship with Wabash National,” said Robert Low, Prime’s founder and Chief Executive Officer. “Our purchase of their ArcticLite trailers has helped provide Prime’s customers with unmatched temperature control. These thermally efficient and lightweight trailers are equipped with the latest technology to maximize product protection, while reducing our carbon footprint and conserving energy. The superior design of these trailers enables us to maximize cargo weight and cubic capacity. We remain committed to our quest of providing our customers with the most productive and reliable equipment available.”
“We once again are pleased to partner with one of the nation’s premier refrigerated carriers, Prime Inc.,” said Dick Giromini, Wabash National’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Their continued support of the benefits of our ArcticLite refrigerated van confirms the quality and performance of this product.”