Today's Trucking

Hart named GM at TBEI Lake Crystal

December 15, 2017 by John Smith

LAKE CRYSTAL, MN — Truck Bodies and Equipment International (TBEI) has named Brett Hart the general manager of TBEI Lake Crystal – a company that manufactures dump bodies, hoists, and dump body accessories.


Swint to lead Travis Body and Trailer

August 17, 2017 by John Smith

HOUSTON, TX – Truck Bodies and Equipment International (TBEI) has named Stuart Swint as general manager and president of Travis Body and Trailer.


Federal Signal acquiring TBEI

May 8, 2017 by John Smith

OAK BROOKS, IL – Federal Signal Corporation is acquiring Truck Bodies and Equipment International (TBEI) – a maker of dump truck bodies and trailers — for US $270 million.

TBEI runs five manufacturing facilities through the U.S., and in the year ending March 31 it generated US $206 million in revenue. The purchase price represents 7.2 times TBEI’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization for the same year.

The deal strengthens Federal Signal’s position as a specialty vehicle manufacturer in maintenance and infrastructure markets, according to an announcement about the deal. It adds to the company’s existing expertise in chassis-based vehicles.


Bright, shiny new dump body

April 3, 2017 by John Smith

Rugby Eliminator LP dump bodies now come with standard features including LED lights and a 201 Number-4 polished finish.


Lightweight steel dump body

February 15, 2017 by Rolf Lockwood

New TrailMaker dump body provides the strength and durability of carbon steel while offering the lightweight benefits of aluminum