Trailer manufacturers post 65% gain

Schenck, Paul
February 2011
Trailer / Body Builders;Feb2011, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the average 65% increase in production posted by leading truck trailer manufacturers in North America. The number of truck trailers shipped by the manufacturers have increased from 78,525 trailers in 2009 to 121,128 in 2010, according to the results of the annual survey by "Trailer/Body Builders" magazine. Wabash National Corp. secured the top spot in terms of the most number of truck trailers produced in 2010. It outlines the trailer truck production of Great Dane Limited Partnership.


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