Wabash National Corporation Starts Production on New Frozen Food Express Order
LAFAYETTE, Ind., June 21, 2010 -- Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) today announced that they have started production on 350 new ArcticLite® refrigerated van trailers for Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc (NASDAQ: FFEX) to be completed by September 2010.
"We’re excited to continue our long-standing relationship with Wabash National and to provide our customers with the most up-to-date, state-of-the-art equipment. The ArcticLite has proven to be the best temperature-controlled trailer on the market and ensures our customers that their products are being delivered in the most reliable equipment available," said President of Frozen Food Express (FFE), Russell Stubbs.
"We have enjoyed a relationship with FFE for over eighteen years now, and their support of our refrigerated van product is a testament to our commitment to providing the best equipment solutions to the market," said Dick Giromini, Wabash National’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
About Wabash National
Headquartered in Lafayette, Ind., Wabash National® Corporation (NYSE: WNC) is one of the leading manufacturers of semi trailers in North America. Established in 1985, the company specializes in the design and production of dry freight vans, refrigerated vans, flatbed trailers, drop deck trailers, dump trailers, truck bodies and intermodal equipment. Its innovative core products are sold under the DuraPlate®, ArcticLite®, Eagle® and Benson™ brand names. The company operates two wholly owned subsidiaries; Transcraft® Corporation, a manufacturer of flatbed, drop deck and dump trailers and truck bodies; and Wabash National Trailer Centers, trailer service centers and retail distributors of new and used trailers and aftermarket parts throughout the U.S.
Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. is one of the leading temperature-controlled truckload and less-than-truckload carriers in the United States with core operations in the transport of temperature-controlled products and perishable goods including food, health care and confectionery products. Service is offered in over-the-road and intermodal modes for temperature-controlled truckload and less-than-truckload, as well as dry truckload. We also provide brokerage/logistics services, as well as dedicated fleets to our customers.
Additional information about Frozen Food Express Industries, Inc. can be found at the company's web site, http://www.ffex.net. FFE's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select market under the symbol FFEX.
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.