For the fourth time in the past five years, Utility Trailer's manufacturing plant in Paragould AR was awarded the Plant Safety Award by the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA). The Paragould facility, established in 1993, was again identified in 2007 by TTMA as having the best overall safety record of all manufacturing facilities identified in the association's Category A ranking.
This safety achievement means that Utility Trailer employees in Paragould performed more than 750,000 work hours in 2007 with limited injuries and illnesses.
The milestone was reached by the 450 employees who work at Utility Trailer's dry freight trailer assembly plant in Paragould. The year 2007 also marked another plant achievement, the roll-out of the 75,000th dry van manufactured by plant employees.