TITLE

Dorsey celebrates second anniversary of renewed production

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Nov2009, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the Dorsey Trailers brand which was acquired by Pitts Enterprises Inc. in 2007. Dorsey has a manufacturing plant in Elba, Alabama and supplies the trucking industry with a variety of trailer designs, including reefers, dry vans and flatbeds. The Dorsey Trailers has been an industry leader in the trucking business since 1911 and has shown continued success under the ownership of Pitts Enterprises.
ACCESSION #
45830700

 

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