Wabash National Corporation Raises $400,000 for Charity with Support from Suppliers
Nearly 400 Wabash National suppliers and associates participate in charity golf outing and auction
LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Sept. 26, 2016 – Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) raised $400,000 for 17 community organizations at its annual charity golf outing on September 22, held in conjunction with the company’s annual Supplier Conference, which took place on September 23.
“Every year I am impressed by the generosity of our supplier partners who support us in giving back to our communities,” said Dick Giromini, president and 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 our organization in our efforts to give back.”
More than 200 companies supported Wabash National’s fundraising efforts at the charity golf outing and auction, raising $356,957 with event sponsorships and auction bids. Wabash National gave an additional corporate gift of $43,043 at the close of the charity golf outing and auction, bringing the total monies raised to $400,000.
The United Way of Greater Lafayette is receiving the largest donation at $170,000. The remainder of donations is being distributed among various nonprofit organizations, including:
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Lafayette
- College Mentors for Kids
- Folds of Honor Foundation
- Fond du Lac Area United Way
- Food Finders Food Bank
- Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education
- Junior Achievement of Greater Lafayette
- March of Dimes Indiana Chapter
- Mental Health America of Tippecanoe County
- Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS)
- United Way for Clinton County
- United Way of Boone County
- United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
- United Way of the Pennyrile
- United Way of Wyandotte County
- Wabash Center
At Wabash National, we truly value our relationships with suppliers, customers and communities. Relationships are all about connections with people. 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 and auction with event sponsorships:
Advanced Alloy Processing (AAP)
Shandong Special Industry Group Co.
Specialty Rolled Metals
Steel of West Virginia
Alcorn Industrial, Inc.
All State Fastener Corporation
Aurora Parts & Accessories
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
Dow Chemical Company
SAPA Extrusions, Inc.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Steel Dynamics, Inc.
Jost International Corp.
3D Machine, Inc.
3M Traffic Safety & Security Division
Aluminum Shapes, LLC
Pressure Systems International
Fleet Engineers, Inc.
Pro Resources Staffing Services
Prolift Industrial Equipment
Hoosier Tank and Manufacturing, Inc.
Kansas City Freightliner
Lafayette Steel & Aluminum
Advanced Plastic Corporation
M&E Global Group, Inc.
Aero Industries, Inc.
Overseas Hardwoods Company
Ancra International, LLC
Pacific Metal Company
Baker Industrial Supply Company
Penz Products, Inc.
Peoplelink Staffing Solutions, Inc.
Premier Manufacturing Company
Dixon Valve / Betts Industries
Securit Metal Products
General Bearing Corporation
Specialty Resources, Inc.
Girard Equipment, Inc.
Steel Technologies, LLC
IMH Products, Inc.
Tramec Sloan LLC
Jay Manufacturing Oshkosh, Inc.
TSE Brakes, Inc.
U.S. Liner Company
Webb Wheel Products, Inc.
Whiting Door Manufacturing Corporation
Lauren Manufacturing Company
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.