June 19, 2006

Utility Trailer Initiates Parts Council to Keep Focused on Dealer's Needs



Michael Moore

Utility Trailer Aftermarket Parts

(626) 964-7319


Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company Initiates Parts Council to

Keep Focused on Dealer’s Needs

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., June 19, 2006 -¬ Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, a leading manufacturer of dry freight vans, reefers, flatbeds, and Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, announced the formation of a new Dealer Parts Council in order to keep focused on the needs of their dealers in North America. (www.utilitytrailer.com)

Comprised of representative dealer parts managers from seven Utility dealers, as well as Utility corporate and Aftermarket management, the first Dealer Parts Council meeting took place recently at the Pacific Palms Conference Center in the City of Industry, California.

Opening the inaugural Dealer Parts Council meeting was Michael Moore, Utility Aftermarket Parts Director. During his opening remarks he pointed out that “Utility’s success is based on our ongoing commitment to meeting the needs of their dealers.”

Hal Bennett, President Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, shared Mr. Moore’s view on the importance of “providing a formal feedback mechanism to corporate and the company’s dealer network to ensure that organizationally Utility is paying special attention to the evolving requirements of the parts and service areas of the dealership.”

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has over 100 dealer locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information about finding a local Utility Trailer dealer, or about its market leading 3000R® reefer, its durable thin wall 4000D-X® dry vans, or its flatbeds or Tautliner curtain sided trailers®, please visit www.utilitytrailer.com

About Utility Trailer

Based in City of Industry, California and celebrating its 90-year anniversary, Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company is America’s oldest privately owned, family-operated trailer manufacturer. Building 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 U.S.A. Utility currently operates five regionally placed trailer factories: two for refrigerated trailers, located in Marion, Virginia and Clearfield, Utah; two for Dry Vans, located in Glade Spring, Virginia and Paragould, Arkansas, and a Flatbed and Tautliner® factory 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 and South America. For more information, contact Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company at (626) 965-1541, or visit the company’s web site at www.utilitytrailer.com

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