Wabash National Earns Spot in ‘50 Best U.S. Manufacturers’ Ranking for Third Consecutive Year
LAFAYETTE, Ind. – August 16, 2017 – Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) was named a “50 Best U.S. Manufacturer” by IndustryWeek magazine in its July/August 2017 issue, coming in at #29 in the ranking. This is the third consecutive year Wabash National has been honored as an IndustryWeek U.S. Top 50, and the fifth time it has been recognized overall, having previously made the list in 2006, 2013, 2015 and 2016.
“Wabash National is proud and honored to be recognized among the largest and best performing publicly traded manufacturers in the United States for the third year in a row,” said Dick Giromini, chief executive officer. “Through the passion, dedication and hard work of each and every Wabash National associate, we continue to execute our strategic plan and drive performance across the business.”
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 2014, and performance during the most recent year was weighted more heavily in the analysis.
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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.