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Utility Reopens Glade Spring Facility After Tornado

May 10, 2011

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Utility Trailer Manufacturing reopened its dry van manufacturing facility in Glade Spring, Va., following damage from a recent tornado.


The Glade Spring dry van plant was struck by a tornado in the wee hours of Thursday morning on April 28. No employees were on the site at the time. Manufacturing resumed early this week.

The tornado, part of a storm system that ripped through the South, damaged Utility's building an roof, but none of the manufacturing equipment inside. To help catch up on backlogged production, the company has shifted some orders to its dry van plant in Paragould, Ark. Utility expects to be caught up within 90 days.

Utility makes refrigerated trailers, dry freight vans, flatbeds, and Tautliner curtain-sided trailers,

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