Wabash National Corporation Receives Award for Supporting Diverse Businesses
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Nov. 23, 2016 — Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC), a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, received a 2016 Golden Handshake Award from the Supplier Diversity Development Coalition of Greater Lafayette for “exhibiting diversity and excellence.”
Wabash National works with approximately 450 Indiana suppliers and supports more than 75 small businesses, including veteran-, minority- and woman-owned businesses.
“We’re honored to be recognized by the Supplier Diversity Development Coalition,” said Nicholas Adler, vice president of Global Strategic Sourcing. “More importantly, I thank the Coalition members and all of our supplier partners for their collaboration as we continue to work together to develop diverse local businesses and support economic growth in our communities.”
Adler and President and COO Brent Yeagy accepted the award at the Coalition’s annual Relationships to Partnerships Sessions on Nov. 18, 2016, in Lafayette, Indiana.
The Greater Lafayette Supplier Diversity Coalition encourages diversity and creative solutions that result in long-term partnerships between small diverse businesses and larger members of the Greater Lafayette business community.
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.