Trailer output drops 46% in two years

February 2009
Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2009, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p18
Trade Publication
This article reports on the decline in truck trailer production during the 2006-2008 period of economic downturn. 151,641 complete truck trailers were produced by major trailer manufacturers in 2008. A 50% to 52% decline in unit numbers were posted by individual manufacturers. According to the "Trailer/Body Builders" survey on trailer output, Wabash National Corporation dominated the sector with 39,094 trailers completed in 2008. Other companies included in the output ranking are Hyundai Translead and Stoughton Trailers LLC.


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