utility

Government, Business, Safety

Vast Grid Damage Will Leave Some Laura Victims in Dark for Weeks

Traffic signals dangle close to the roadway from broken utility poles in Lake Charles, La. on Aug. 30. Traffic signals dangle close to the roadway from broken utility poles in Lake Charles, La. on Aug. 30. (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press)

Parts of Louisiana will be without power for weeks after Hurricane Laura caused “catastrophic” damage to the region’s grid, mangling steel transmission towers and snapping utility poles as if they were twigs.

Will Wade | Bloomberg News
August 31, 2020
Business

New York Utility in Faceoff With Gov. Andrew Cuomo Eyes Natural Gas by Truck

Utility fights with Gov. Andrew Cuomo Cuomo speaks at a past event. (Albin Lohr-Jones/Bloomberg News)

The New York utility owner that’s gone head-to-head with Gov. Andrew Cuomo over a new natural gas pipeline has a backup plan for easing a winter supply crunch: send the fuel by truck.

October 16, 2019
Business, Logistics

Utility Trailer Opens Arizona Location

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. opened a new full-service dealer location in Tolleson, Arizona.

October 13, 2016
Business

Utility Announces New Composite Dry Van Option

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co.

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. introduced a new dry van trailer option, the 4000D-X Composite TBR, or tall bottom rail.

September 30, 2016
Business, Logistics

North Central Utility Breaks Ground on Minnesota Dealership

Badger Utility

North Central Utility has broken ground on a dealership in Mankato, Minnesota.

June 30, 2016
Special Coverage, Business

Utility Trailer Showcases Special Legacy Museum

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. said its special edition Legacy Museum trailer is being featured at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 24, 2014
Business

Utility Trailer Is Spending $13 Million in 2012 to Update, Improve Production at Factories

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. said it is spending $13 million this year to update and improve its production, including the use of post-assembly line modification centers, for its lineup of refrigerated, dry van, flatbed and curtainside trailers.

December 17, 2012