TITLE

Ramping up for a rebound

AUTHOR(S)
SAUER, BRUCE
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2011, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discloses the resurgence of the U.S. trailer manufacturing sector. According to ACT Research report "State of the Industry," demand for trailer vans and trucks have grown by 217 percent in 2010 from its 2009 levels. Despite the rising demand, companies including SAF Holland, Vanguard National Trailer Corporation, and Hyundai are facing production challenges including rising material and commodity prices, and tire shortages.
ACCESSION #
58453486

 

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