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55-ton roller paver

April 7, 2017 by John Smith

A new 55-ton roller paver from Talbert Manufacturing, the 55CC-RP, supports 55-ton concentrated loads in 12.5 feet of decking, meaning it can haul rollers, pavers, excavators and dozers.

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Stoughton 2017 upgrades, reefer to come

March 2, 2017 by John Smith

Stoughton has unveiled a series of design improvements for its trailers this year, including several standard components.

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U.S. trailer orders strong for third month

February 17, 2017 by John Smith

BLOOMINGTON, IN – Trailer orders in the U.S. reached 32,800 units in January – down 4% month over month, but up 86% year over year, FTR reports.

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Trailcon purchases Stewart Trailers

July 13, 2016 by John Smith

BRAMPTON, ON – Trailcon Leasing has expanded its footprint in western Canada by acquiring Stewart Trailers – one of the largest welding, mobile service and trailer repair facilities in the Greater Vancouver Area.

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Trail King sees Canada as key market for hopper

April 1, 2016 by John Smith

LOUISVILLE, KY – Trail King is leveraging last May’s acquisition of Dakota Trailer Manufacturing to unveil a new aluminum hopper within its AG product line – complete with a removable auger and Convey-All conveyor. And Canada’s grain producers are seen as a leading market for it.

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Maxim Truck and Trailer Adds Trout River to Lineup

December 14, 2015 by sehui

WINNIPEG, MB — Maxim Truck and Trailer is continuing with an expansion of its business and is now a dealership for the live bottom trailer manufacturer Trout River Industries.

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Ritchie Bros. Schedules 3 Big Canadian Auctions

December 1, 2015 by sehui

TORONTO, ON – Industrial auction company Ritchie Bros, will have more than 2,100 trucks and related equipment items up for bid a little later this month at a single event, but if you can’t make it, there are two others also set for Canada in December.

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Maxim Truck & Trailer President Recognized as Philanthropist

November 18, 2015 by sehui

WINNIPEG, MB – A group that advocates more philanthropic efforts has named Doug Harvey, president and CEO of Maxim Truck & Trailer, as its Outstanding Philanthropist for 2015.

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Tallman Stretches Out, Purchases Peel Truck and Trailer

September 1, 2015 by sehui

MISSISSAUGA, ON — The truck and trailer dealership Tallman Group announced on Tuesday it has purchased certain assets of Peel Truck and Trailer.

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Trailer Manufacturer Manac Going Private

August 17, 2015 by sehui

SAINT-GEORGES, QC– Canada’s largest trailer builder, Manac, has been transferred from public to private ownership. The announcement was made Thursday.

The original founding Dutil family will be among the consortium of new owners. Media reports say the Dutils will be investing $36 million in the private company while Quebec’s pension fund manager, its Quebec manufacturing fund, a labor fund and Investissement Quebec are providing $104 million in equity investments and loans.

Manac was spun off from the Canam Manac Group in 2004 and taken public in 2013.

Charles Dutil, Manac president and CEO, will remain in his current position.

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Low ‘DART’ Rate Leads Utility Trailer to Receive Award

August 13, 2015 by sehui

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA — Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. has been recognized its safe work environment at its Glade Spring, VA plant, receiving the Liberty Mutual Insurance Gold Safety Award.

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Manac Increases Second Quarter Profit

July 31, 2015 by sehui

SAINT-GEORGES, QC — The specialty trailer manufacturer Manac Inc. has reported second quarter net income of $2.5 million, an increase from $1.9 million a year earlier, as its backlog for orders remains high.

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U.S. Begins Effort to Improve Underride Crash Protection

July 20, 2015 by sehui

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. government has taken what it said is the first step in a larger initiative to upgrade the standards for truck and trailer underride crash protection.

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Manac More Than Doubles First Quarter Profit

April 27, 2015 by sehui

North American specialty trailer designer and manufacturer Manac Inc. reported on Monday its first quarter profit more than doubled.

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Great Dane Gets New Montreal Dealership

April 24, 2015 by Martin Smith

SAVANNAH, GA – Great Dane is adding a Montreal dealership to its Canadian distribution network.