Wabash National Earns Spot in ‘50 Best U.S. Manufacturers’ Ranking for Fourth Consecutive Year
LAFAYETTE, Ind. – October 4, 2018 – Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) was named a “50 Best U.S. Manufacturer” by IndustryWeek magazine for the fourth consecutive year. This is the sixth time the company has been recognized overall, having previously made the list in 2006, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
“Wabash National is honored to be recognized among the largest and best performing publicly traded manufacturers in the United States for the fourth year in a row,” said Brent Yeagy, president and chief executive officer. “Through the passion, dedication and hard work of each and every Wabash National associate, we continue to execute our strategic growth plan with a commitment to people, purpose and performance.”
The IndustryWeek 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers is the trade publication’s annual ranking of America’s top-performing public manufacturers. To select the top 50 manufacturing companies, IndustryWeek evaluated members of the IW U.S. 500, its list of the largest U.S. public manufacturers, which is based on financial performance in six key areas: revenue growth, profit margin, return on assets, return on equity, sales turnover and inventory turnover. They evaluated performance from each year since 2015, and performance during the most recent year was weighted more heavily in the analysis.
Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and a leading producer of semi-trailers, truck bodies 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, 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, Supreme®, Transcraft®, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Learn more at www.wabashnational.com.