Wabash National Corporation Gave Nearly $700,000 in Charitable Contributions in 2013
LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Jan. 23, 2014 – Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) today announced it contributed nearly $700,000 to various national and local community organizations in 2013 with the generous support of company associates and suppliers across the United States.
"We're proud to continue our longstanding company principle of actively engaging in and giving back to our communities," said Wabash National President and Chief Executive Officer Dick Giromini. "It's our privilege to be able to provide aid to many of the outstanding community organizations that make a positive difference for the people they serve."
Some of the organizations that received charitable contributions from Wabash National in 2013 included United Way, Wounded Warrior Project, Wabash Center, Special Olympics, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Lafayette Armory and U.S. Army Reserve Center.
Total contributions were a collective effort of associates' donations and pledges, corporate donations and other fundraising initiatives. This includes the $159,000 raised through the generous contributions of more than 100 Wabash National suppliers during the company's 2013 charity golf outing.
As a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America's leading producer of semi trailers and liquid transportation systems, Wabash National actively supports numerous nonprofit organizations in the communities in which it operates through monetary donations and in-kind volunteer hours. The company places special emphasis on assisting organizations focused on enhancing the lives of children, people with disabilities, and military personnel and their families.
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.