July 26, 2006

Ocean Trailer Purchases 25 New Utility Trailer 3000R Reefers with Alcoa's New Translite Exterior Panels in Honor of their 25th Anniversary



Brett Olsen

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company

(626) 854-7383


Ocean Trailer purchases 25 new Utility Trailer 3000R Reefers with Alcoa’s new Translite exterior panels in honor of their 25th anniversary

CITY OF INDUSTRY, California –July 26th 2006 – Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds, and the leading manufacturer of refrigerated vans, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, is pleased to announce that one of it’s Canadian dealers, Ocean Trailer, has purchased 25 new Utility 3000R reefers with the Alcoa Translite exterior panels. This purchase was made to honor their 25th anniversary.

Ocean Trailer, a family owned, and independently operated Utility Trailer dealer in Western Canada, is adding their 25 Utility 3000R’s to their inventory. Each reefer has the new Translite exterior panel option now available.

Headquartered in Coquitlam, near Vancouver, BC, Ocean Trailer has grown tremendously and now operates 6 locations in over Western Canada. Their services include a full line of trailer sales, parts sales, truck and trailer service, rental services, and container services. Their mission, to be the best employer, supplier, customer and corporate citizen is a worthy model for any business.

“We are proud to have Ocean Trailer a part of the Utility family. They are a tribute to what a family business is all about, building something great with the challenge for future posterity to build something even better” said Craig Bennett, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing “Being a family business also, our continuous goal and challenge is to deliver the personal service and quality that large corporations often neglect. Ocean Trailer and particularly the Keay family have modeled that dedication for 25 years and it is reflected in their tremendous growth and success”

For more information on Utility Trailer Manufacturing and its dealers, please visit www.utilitytrailer.com

About Utility Trailer

Based in City of Industry, California, and enjoying more than 90 years in the business, Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company is America’s oldest privately owned, family-operated trailer manufacturer. Producing trailers since 1914, the company designs and manufactures dry freight vans, flatbeds, refrigerated vans, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers. Utility is the largest producer of refrigerated vans and the third largest trailer manufacturer overall in the USA. They currently operate the following five regionally-placed trailer factories: Two Refrigerated Trailers factories, which are located in Marion, Virginia and Clearfield, Utah; two Dry Van factories, which are in Glade Spring, Virginia and Paragould, Arkansas; and a Flatbed/Tautliner® factory located in Enterprise, Alabama. Utility’s historical position as America’s largest producer of refrigerated vans is a direct result of its management’s focus on providing innovative solutions to customer problems. Utility’s extensive dealer network has over 100 locations throughout the USA, Canada and Mexico as well as South America. For more information, contact Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company at (626) 965-1541 or visit the company web site at www.utilitytrailer.com.

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