Stoughton Marks Trailer Milestone With UPS
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Stoughton Trailers announced it has built its 50,000th dry van trailer for UPS Inc.
The historic trailer rolled down Assembly Line 2 in the Stoughton, Wis., facility Aug. 12. Stoughton owns and operates Wisconsin manufacturing facilities in Brodhead and Evansville, as well as several in Stoughton.
“This is an important milestone in Stoughton’s history, illustrating our 59-year commitment to building quality trailers that deliver superior performance,” President Bob Wahlin said. “At Stoughton, our people take great pride in our relationship with UPS.”
A worker helps finish a UPS trailer. (Stoughton Trailers)
Company officials and executives from UPS and Stoughton participated in a virtual meeting to mark the milestone. Additionally, Stoughton Trailers is celebrating 25 years of collaboration with UPS.
Representatives of key component manufacturers also were present for the virtual celebration, including Ancra, Bendix, General Tires, Havco, Hutchens, Jost, Meritor, Phillips, Ridge Corp, Transglobal, Truck Lite and Wabco.
“UPS strives to be the most dependable logistics company, providing businesses faster and more efficient connections to their customers,” said Bill Brentar, UPS senior director of maintenance and engineering. “We’re proud to partner with Stoughton to deliver this reliability to meet our customers’ expectations.” — Transport Topics
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