Wabash National Corp. has signed a letter of intent to acquire the privately held Breadner Group, a new trailer distributor based in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

The Breadner Group has 10 branch locations in six Canadian Provinces and also provides new trailer services and aftermarket parts.
Wabash is headquartered in Lafayette, Ind., and designs, manufactures and markets standard and customized truck trailers under the Wabash and Fruehauf trademarks.
The deal is scheduled to close during the fourth quarter of 2000.