CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., August 28, 2012 – 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 appointment of Larry Roland as the new Director of Marketing.
Roland began his career as Sales Coordinator at Utility Trailer’s National Accounts department in 1987. He held several positions in this department prior to being promoted to the position as Director of National Accounts in 2005. Under Roland’s direction, Utility’s National Accounts department doubled their share as a percentage of Utility’s total trailers built.
As Director of Marketing, Roland will be responsible for leading Utility’s corporate marketing team in its ongoing marketing efforts as well as developing technical educational tools for Utility’s customers and Utility personnel.
“With Larry’s background and experience at Utility, he is the perfect candidate to assume the position of Director of Marketing,” said Craig Bennett, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Larry is a tremendous asset to our team and we look forward to his leadership in supporting and marketing the Utility brand.”
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.