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November 21, 2016

Time Switch Keeps Interior Cargo Lights Under Control

Peterson Manufacturing has introduced the 5600 Timer Box Switch, a system for controlling interior cargo lights.

November 18, 2016

Great Dane Dealer Opens Full-Service Facility in Fresno

Great Dane full-service dealer Central Valley Trailer Repair has opened a new facility in Fresno, Calif., offering a variety of sales, parts, and service accommodations.

November 17, 2016

Dry Van Orders Hit 10-Month High in October

Net orders for all trailer types were up in October compared to the previous month and essentially met expectations, according to a report from FTR.

November 14, 2016

Lights Help with Hooking Up, But Inspections Still Necessary

There’s dropping trailers, as in hook-and-drop operations, and there’s dropping a trailer, as in whoops! In his Trailer Talk blog, Tom Berg looks at two recent product announcements aimed at addressing the potential of trailers coming loose from fifth wheels.

November 7, 2016

Phillips’ Trailer Dome Lamps are Brighter

Phillips Industries is offering a new brighter LED Dome Lamp for commercial trailers that is available with or without motion sensors.

November 4, 2016

Dorsey Introduces New Aluminum Giant Flatbed Trailer Series

Dorsey Trailer has introduced the Aluminum Giant all-aluminum platform trailer series, designed for weight savings and increased payload capacity.

November 4, 2016

Powered Trailer Axle Provides an Off-Road Boost

“SAF Trak” axle is powered from the tractor’s hydraulic wet kit. On the trailer, two hydraulic motors, one at each axle end, turn the wheels to help get the rig moving in slippery conditions.

November 3, 2016

Wabash Adds Maudlin International to its Dealer Network

Trailer manufacturer Wabash National has added Florida-based Maudlin International to its dealer network.

November 1, 2016

Stoughton Lease Opens Dallas Area Branch

Stoughton Rental and Leasing Company has opened a new location in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas.

October 25, 2016

What Smart Tanker Fleets Are Spec'ing

Owners of tank trailers keep them a long time. All the more reason to make sure when you buy a new one, you’re getting the best possible trailer for your operations for the price.

October 24, 2016

Todco Offers WeatherTite Pro Weather-Resistant Roll-Up Door

Transportation Division of Overhead Door Corp., known as Todco, is offering the WeatherTite Pro, a lightweight weather-resistant roll-up door for trailer and truck body applications.

October 17, 2016

Monthly Trailer Orders Projected at One-Third of Last Year’s Levels

ACT Research released its preliminary U.S. net trailer orders for September 2016, showing a decline from the previous month and weaker than anticipated order pace.

October 14, 2016

For Tankers, 'Vapor Recovery' Works Two Ways

He stood at an open pipe at the tanker and held his hand in front of it, checking air as it flowed inside. During product loading, vapor-laden air is drawn out of the tanker to keep it from bursting.

October 14, 2016

Photos: What Fleets are Spec'ing on Tank Trailers

In the October installment of our Trailers & Bodies department, we shared some trends on what fleets are spec'ing for productivity, safety and longevity on their bulk and liquid tanker trailers. Check out our photo gallery for more details and examples.

October 11, 2016

Acquisition to Bring Automatic Truck-Loading Tech to U.S.

The Heico Companies has acquired Dutch firm Ancra Systems B.V. with plans to bring the company’s automatic truck loading/unloading system to North American markets.

October 10, 2016

Spec'ing Trailers for Safe and Quick Entry and Exit

Slips and falls constitute a major cause of injuries and worker’s compensation claims for drivers, and while that usually applies to trucks and tractors, it also includes trailers. Many trailers are bought with no clear way to climb aboard, so drivers do the best they can.

October 10, 2016

Stoughton Parts Sales Begins Warehouse Expansion

Stoughton Parts Sales, a division of Stoughton Trailers, broke ground on a new 15,000 square-foot warehouse expansion of its facility in Stoughton, Wis.

October 7, 2016

Doonan Engineers Chaparral II Flatbed Liftgate Trailer

Doonan Specialized Trailer recently installed a Maxon Railift RC-2B series liftgate on a Chaparral II flatbed trailer creating a flatbed liftgate trailer.

October 3, 2016

Utility Offers Lighter, Stronger Dry Van Trailer

The 4000D-X Composite TBR model is engineered for heavy hauls that often incur a great deal of forklift abuse and lower wall rubbing, as well as with other features that help to deliver improved strength and long-term performance.

September 30, 2016

Jost Shows New Trailer Developments at IAA 2016

The Jost Group introduced a new fifth wheel coupling and trailer steering system at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.

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