TITLE

Sticking with niches

AUTHOR(S)
SAUER, BRUCE
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Jun2011, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the use of bonded design by Los Angeles, California-based van body manufacturer American Truck Bodies and Repair to serve specialized markets. American has signed an agreement with Scully Truck Rental and Leasing under which it will provide Scully with its truck bodies including vans, reefers, and stake bodies. It mentions the reliance of American on adhesives to hold the van's skin to the side posts and roof bows. According to American executive Ralph Giordani, they have been manufacturing rivetless bodies for 13 years.
ACCESSION #
62565302

 

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