CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., September 10, 2013 – 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 opening of Utility Trailers de Andes in Bogotá, Colombia.
Utility Trailers de Andes is a wholly owned subsidiary of Utility Trailer de Mexico S.A. de C.V. The dealership is a part of Utility’s independent dealer network of over 100 locations throughout the Americas. The new location in Colombia is 2,260 square feet and consists of one trailer bay and a parts department. There are currently five employees at the location, including two salesmen and a parts manager.
“The new location plans to follow the Mexico business model. Just as Mexico did 20 years ago, Colombia is in the process of developing more modern trailer fleets,” said Gabriel Garcia Diaz, President of Utility Trailer de Mexico. “Colombia is the door to South America and has a growing economy, which makes it is an ideal location for a new Utility dealership.”
The new dealership is located at Carrera 103 #24-46 Fontibon, Bogotá Cundinamarca Colombia. Visit: www.andes.utility.com.mx for more information about the new Colombia dealership. To find out more about Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company, visit: www.utilitytrailer.com.
About Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company
Utility Trailer Manufacturing is America’s oldest privately owned, family-operated trailer manufacturer. Founded in 1914, the company designs and manufactures dry freight vans, flatbeds, refrigerated vans, Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, and side skirts. Utility currently operates five trailer manufacturing facilities across the United States. Utility’s 3000R® and the 3000R® multi-temp refrigerated trailers are manufactured at the Marion, Virginia and Clearfield, Utah plants. The 4000D-X Composite® and 4000D™ dry vans are manufactured at the Glade Spring, Virginia and Paragould, Arkansas plants. The 4000A®, 4000S™, drop deck and double flatbeds as well as the Tautliner® are all manufactured at the Enterprise, Alabama facility. Utility also has an extensive independent dealer network with over 100 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America. Visit: www.utilitytrailer.com for more information.