Wabash National Corporation Raises $425,000 for Charity with Support from Suppliers
Nearly 400 Wabash National suppliers and associates participate in charity golf outing and auction
LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Sept. 21, 2017 – Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) raised $425,000 for more than 20 community organizations at its annual charity golf outing on September 13, held in conjunction with the company’s annual Supplier Conference, which took place on September 14.
“Every year I am impressed by the generosity of our supplier partners who support us in giving back to our communities,” said Dick Giromini, chief executive officer. “Thanks to our suppliers, this year’s charity golf outing was the most successful event in its history. Wabash National is proud to support and work with local agencies to sustain and promote a promising future for our communities. It gives me great pleasure to work with people throughout our industry who share our company values and support us in our efforts to give back.”
More than 200 companies supported Wabash National’s fundraising efforts at the charity golf outing and auction, raising $368,000 with event sponsorships and auction bids. Wabash National gave an additional corporate gift of $57,000 for hurricane relief efforts, bringing the total monies raised to $425,000.
The United Way of Greater Lafayette is receiving the largest donation at $185,000. The remainder of donations is being distributed among various nonprofit organizations, including:
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Lafayette
- Boy Scouts of America Sagamore Council
- College Mentors for Kids
- Folds of Honor Foundation
- Fond du Lac Area United Way (serving Fond du Lac, WI)
- Food Finders Food Bank
- Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education
- Junior Achievement of Greater Lafayette
- Lafayette Neighborhood Housing/Homestead Consulting Services
- March of Dimes Indiana Chapter
- Mental Health America of Tippecanoe County
- Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS)
- United Way for Clinton County (serving Frankfort, IN)
- United Way of Boone County (serving Harrison, AR)
- United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (serving Portland, OR)
- United Way of the Pennyrile (serving Cadiz, KY)
- United Way of Wyandotte County (serving Kansas City, KS)
- Wabash Center
- YWCA of Lafayette
“At Wabash National, we truly value our relationships with suppliers, customers and communities,” said Nick Adler, vice president of supply chain management. “We want to work with companies that value those relationships as much as we do, and are committed to making a difference in our communities.”
Wabash National thanks the following suppliers who supported the charity golf outing with event sponsorships:
Shandong Special Industry Group
Dow Chemical Company
Specialty Rolled Metals
Hendrickson Trailer Suspensions
Hutchens Industries, Inc.
Steel of West Virginia
Jost International Corp.
3M Transportation Safety
Alcorn Industrial, Inc.
All State Fastener
Michelin North America
Aurora Parts & Accessories
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations
Prolift Industrial Equipment
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
SAPA Extrusions, Inc.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber
Steel Dynamics, Inc.
Lafayette Steel & Aluminum
Aluminum Shapes, LLC
Pro Resources Staffing Services
Prolam Flooring Co.
KW Plastics Recycling
U.S. Liner Company
M&E Global Group
Advanced Plastic Corporation
MacAllister CAT Rental
Midland Stamping & Fabrication
Overseas Hardwoods Company
Arconic - Flat Products
Pacific Metal Company
Arconic - Wheels
Premier Manufacturing Company
Premier Products of Racine
CMC Impact Metals
GC3 Warehousing, LLC
Securit Metal Products
General Bearing Corporation
Steel Technologies, LLC
Haldex Brake Products
Tramec Sloan, LLC
Hoosier Tank and Manufacturing, Inc.
Webb Wheel Products
Whiting Door Manufacturing
Z Technologies Corporation
Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985 in Lafayette, Indiana, the company manufactures a diverse range of products, including: dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, truck-mounted tanks, intermodal equipment, aircraft refueling equipment, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Beall®, Benson®, Brenner® Tank, Bulk Tank International, DuraPlate®, Extract Technology®, Garsite, Progress Tank, Transcraft®, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Learn more at www.wabashnational.com.