July 16, 2007

Utility Trailer Dealer Set to Open New Facility in Cloverdale, Virginia

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., July 16-¬ Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, reefers, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, is pleased to announce that its dealer Utility Trailer Sales of Virginia, a Division of C. R. T. S., Inc., is preparing to open a new facility near Roanoke in Cloverdale, Virginia in Winter 2007 (www.crtsinc.com).

Locally owned since 1971, Utility Trailer Sales of Virginia, a Division of C. R. T. S., is planning to open a new, full service facility near Roanoke. Comprised of 20,000 square feet, the new facility will offer new and used trailer sales, parts, service, rental and leasing. The facility joins five other C. R. T. S. locations located in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

“With over 200 years of experience in trailer maintenance and repairs, we offer our customers the expertise of highly-trained mechanics and the reliability of a large parts selection,” said Mark Taylor, President, C.R.T.S., Inc. “Our vision is to be the first choice in every market we serve. Adding this facility will enable us to better serve our customers who have supported our growth over the years.”

“This new facility reflects the dedication of Utility Trailer Sales of Virginia and C. R. T. S. to ensure that we meet the growing demand for Utility trailers, parts and service in their region. Their commitment to putting the customer first is a reflection of the quality and integrity that have made the Utility brand strong for over 90 years,” said Craig Bennett, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Utility Trailer.

To learn more about the market-leading Utility 3000R® reefer, 4000D-X® dry van, flatbeds or Tautliner® trailers offered at this and the 100 other Utility dealer locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, visit Utility’s company website at www.utilitytrailer.com

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