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Utility Trailer Manufacturing Debuting Legacy Museum Trailer at Mid-America Trucking Show

Posted: 3/19/2014

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., March 19, 2014 - Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers is pleased to announce the debut of its special edition Legacy Museum trailer at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS).

“To commemorate our 100 years, we created a special museum trailer equipped with interactive screens, historical photographs, rare memorabilia and a 25-minute documentary film chronicling our story as it relates to important moments in history,” said Craig Bennett, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing for Utility.

The Legacy Museum trailer is designed with four interactive touchscreen monitors and audio equipment for viewing movies, photos, and browsing through Utility’s historical timeline. At the front of the trailer, an eight-seat movie theatre and sound system will feature: “One Hundred Years of Building Trailers™: The Utility® Centennial Story”, a documentary film that can be viewed throughout trade show hours. Additional museum elements include a World War II memorabilia shadow box displaying the original classified movie reel of Utility’s designed M23 Ammunition trailer being tested by the U.S. Army. “This is truly a unique opportunity for all to experience Utility’s first 100 years and learn more about the many achievements in manufacturing that make us who we are today,” added Bennett.

The Legacy Museum trailer will debut at MATS and continue on to other events throughout the year. Additionally, Utility will be showcasing one of their earliest trailer models along with the current 4000D-X Composite® dry van, 3000R® reefer, and 4000A® flatbed trailers. To experience the Legacy Museum, visit booth #34795 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky from March 27th – March 29th.  For additional information about Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, visit: www.utilitytrailer.com.

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