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The Walker Group Adds Opperman & Son, Inc. to Dealer Network

NEW LISBON, Wis. – Feb. 14, 2014 – The Walker Group, a division of Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) and one of North America's leading producers of liquid transportation systems, today announced the addition of Opperman & Son, Inc. to its dealer network.

Opperman & Son is now authorized to sell and service Walker food grade trailers, Brenner and Bulk chemical and specialty trailers, Beall 406 Petroleum and Dry Bulk trailers, as well as Progress Vacuum Tank truck-mounted equipment in California, Washington and Oregon.

"Opperman & Son has extensive expertise in the business and a long history of providing effective transportation solutions to its customer base," said Jim Miller, vice president of sales and marketing at Walker Group. "We are pleased to welcome Opperman & Son to the team as we enhance our coverage in the Western United States and continue to expand and elevate our dealer network to provide the level of support our customers expect."

"The addition of these industry-leading brands is a natural fit for our company to expand its presence on the West Coast," said Marc Opperman, president of Opperman & Son, Inc. "Our customers will have a one-stop shopping experience combining the tradition of quality and performance these brands are known for with Opperman & Son's expertise and customer service."

Opperman & Son has locations in Healdsburg and Fontana, CA. They have provided tanker sales, service and parts throughout the United States, Canada, and Central America for the past 50 years. For more information, contact The Walker Group at (800) 558-9750 or Opperman & Son at 800-443-8476.

The Walker Group, a division of Wabash National Corporation, is a leading North American manufacturer of high-quality, custom-engineered stainless steel, aluminum and carbon steel liquid transportation systems. Its tank trailer products are marketed under several industry-leading brand names including: Walker, Brenner, Beall, Bulk, Progress Tank, and Garsite.

About Wabash National Corporation

Headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana, 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, 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 Barrier Systems, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Visit www.wabashnational.com to learn more.