TITLE

Blown away

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2008, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a copy of the cargo trailer lost by Sam Hart of Florida in a tornado made by A-OK Trailers. The processes being used by A-OK Trailers in producing its trailers include placing steel components in an assembly jig when welding and cleaning the frame using a chemical spray it formulated. The company attributes its growth to the gas-saving V-nose design and smooth sides of its cargo trailers. A-OK conducts six separate inspections prior to shipping.
ACCESSION #
29415927

 

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