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Titan Trailer opens ‘green’ plant expansion

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DELHI, Ont. – The recent 37,000 sq-ft addition to the Titan Trailers Inc. head office and factory includes a newly expanded home for the company’s in-house research and development engineering team.

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Krohnert Offers Advance Engineered Products’ trailers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Advance Engineered Products makes Krohnert Industries its new Ontario dealership.

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Trailer maker standardizes Bendix parts

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ELYRIA, Ohio — Looking to take its business in a new direction, Belshe Industries has chosen several Bendix brand wheel end solutions as standard equipment on its heavy equipment trailers.

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Trailer ‘Order Season’ Has Begun, Doing Well

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, IN – There were 28 percent more trailers ordered in January 2014 than the same time last year, according to ACT Research data.

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Trailer Wizards Holiday Magic: Hauling Away Hunger

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Trailer Wizards is collecting food on behalf of local food banks from November 25 to 29 at all participating locations across Canada.

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Titan Trailer opens ‘green’ plant expansion

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

DELHI, Ont. – The recent 37,000 sq-ft addition to the Titan Trailers Inc. head office and factory includes a newly expanded home for the company’s in-house research and development engineering team.

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Trailcon Buys Hubs in a ‘One Plus One Is Three’ Type Deal

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MISSISSAUGA, ON – National trailer rental, leasing, and fleet maintenance specialist Trailcon Leasing Inc. has purchased Calgary-based Hubs Trailer Service, expanding its reach and service into western Canada.

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October Trailer Orders Up 43% Month Over Month

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

COLUMBUS, IN – The fall order season for trailers saw a 43 percent month over month net order gain, for a total net order of 24,900 units.

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TRAILER REAR FAIRINGS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ATDynamics says tests show improved TrailerTail increases fuel efficiency by 6.6%

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SmartWay to Include Reefers, More Test Methods

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NASHVILLE, TN – SmartWay program is expanding to include refrigerated trailers and is accepting more testing methods from suppliers who want to get their fuel-saving technologies verified by the agency.

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The Eagle Smart Tarp – The System that Drivers Prefer

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

With industry leading standard features and engineering, the Eagle Smart Tarp is the best tarp system available. With patented “Talon” front air closure system, you can quickly open and close your tarp system from the ground in minutes, reducing tarping downtime and driver injury claims.

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Trailer Wizards Expands with New 9.8 Acre Yard

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MILTON, ON. – Trailer Wizards has opened a new pick-up location in Milton, ON., that the company said was needed to meet the needs of customers west of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

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Some Trucks Restricted on NY State Thruway

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ALBANY, NY – Due to severe winter weather conditions, long tandem trailers have been banned on the Niagara Thruway (I-190) and on the New York State Thruway (I-90) between exit 25A and the Pennsylvania State Line.

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Best Material, Best Service, Best Tarp – The Verduyn Tarp

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

At Verduyn Tarps, we take pride in the quality of our tarps. Which is why all our tarps are made with the highest quality material imported from Germany. It’s also why we use sectional construction, making a Verduyn tarp more economical and more efficient to repair. But custom tailoring is our specialty. No ‘cookie-cutter’ tarps for our customers. We measure a number of points on each trailer, so each tarp fits every trailer perfectly. Check out our video to see what makes our tarp a smart tarp.

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Under-ride Guards Better in Canada?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

ARLINGTON, VA – IIHS report says trailer guards work in most crashes but sometimes leave four-wheelers at risk.