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November 15, 2017

Wheels Recognizes Upfit Supplier of the Year

Wheels Inc. named Canfield Equipment as the recipient of its 2017 Upfit Supplier of the Year Award for performance excellence, exemplary service, and innovation. This is the second year the award has been presented by the fleet management company.

November 1, 2017

Dejana Opens Underground Ship-Thru Facility

Dejana Truck and Utility Equipment, a subsidiary of Douglas Dynamics, Inc., announced the opening of a new 90,000 square foot ship-thru facility in Kansas City, Mo. The new facility will be located entirely underground in the Hunt Midwest Automotive Alley Subtropolis.

October 30, 2017

LINE-X Launches Fleet Upfitting Solution

LINE-X, a provider of protective coatings and spray-on bed-liners, has launched a new service that offers complete light- and medium-duty work truck upfitting. The service offers a quick turnaround, discounts of up to 15%, and centralized control over jobs being completed at multiple shops all across North America.

October 20, 2017

BrandFX Moves Production to Iowa

In an effort to streamline and centralize its production, BrandFX, a manufacturer of composite bodies for service and line trucks, announced its production move to Pocahontas, Iowa.

July 13, 2017

Future Line Opens New Manufacturing Facility

Future Line Manufacturing, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has announced the opening of its latest manufacturing facility.

July 11, 2017

Spec'ing and Selecting Service Bodies

Become a service body pro by avoiding common mistakes and taking important factors such as use and location into consideration.

July 10, 2017

Auto Truck Group Hires Vocational Fleet Sales Manager

Auto Truck Group has hired Moza Fay as a vocational fleet sales manager, the upfitter has announced.

June 29, 2017

Work Truck Solutions Acquires $5M in Financing

Work Truck Solutions, a commercial truck inventory solutions provider, has completed a Series B Preferred Stock financing round of $5 million.

June 20, 2017

Medium-Duty Upfit Showcase

Take a look at an array of upfitted medium-duty vehicles set up for various jobs. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of manufacturers.

June 19, 2017

Stellar Names Assistant Product Manager

Adam Oppermann has joined the Stellar team as an assistant product manager where he will be instrumental in helping plan, organize, and control new product development from conceptual stage thru the product lifecycle.

June 2, 2017

Federal Signal Completes $270 Million Acquisition of TBEI

Federal Signal has completed its acquisition of Truck Bodies and Equipment International, a manufacturer of dump bodies and trailers, for a purchase price of $270 million.

May 3, 2017

American Metals Supply Moves Steel with Wabash

American Metals Supply Co., a wholesale distributor of sheet and coil steel, prefabricated duct and fittings, and HVACR products operates from seven locations and distributes products to nine Midwest states. To assist in their product transportation needs, they turned to Wabash Truck Bodies.

April 10, 2017

Monroe Truck Equipment Acquires Trailer and Equipment Manufacturer

Monroe will now have seven facilities throughout the Midwest, spanning more than 550,000 square feet and approximately 800 employees.

April 7, 2017

Utility One Source Acquires North American Equipment Upfitters

The addition of North American Equipment Upfitters marks the seventh acquisition under the Utility One Source brand since its formation in February 2015.

April 3, 2017

EverLast Ultimate FX Service Body

BrandFX introduces the new, and patented all-composite service truck body and understructure product, named the EverLast UltimateFX.

January 19, 2017

Auto Truck Group Hires Midwest Fleet Sales Manager

Auto Truck Group has hired Jeff Kinghoffer as a fleet sales manager for the Midwest territory, the upfitter has announced.

January 13, 2017

Reading Truck Group Acquires Caseco

Reading Truck Group announced that it acquired substantially all of the assets of Caseco Manufacturing, Inc. Caseco, a current Reading distributor, is a regional manufacturer and upfitter of service utility truck bodies and service crane bodies, with four facilities located in Oklahoma and Missouri.

October 10, 2016

Fleet Strategies to Improve OTD for Upfit Units

With the increasing demand and growth of the commercial truck and van segments – particularly among utilities and service industries – the percentage of upfitted vehicles is growing. Upfitters are feeling the pressure of increased demand. In recent years, the huge influxes of vehicles needing upfitting have left some upfitters, at times, overwhelmed.

September 9, 2016

Upfitting Options for Light-Duty Trucks

Light-duty trucks are often used by vocational fleets, and the needs of these fleets vary. Upfitting options range from storage solutions and inserts to full service bodies and everything in between.

July 8, 2016

Kenworth's Body Builder Manual Assists in Planning

The manual contains information and guidelines useful in the truck body planning and installation processes. Early in the vehicle definition and ordering process, body builders can often contribute valuable information that reduces the ultimate cost of the body installation.

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