Wabash Names Accuride Preferred Wheel Supplier

Solidifies long-term partnership, SVP says

Accuride Corp. has been named the preferred supplier of forged aluminum steel wheels to Wabash National Corp. Accuride’s Wheel Division will retain the “preferred supplier” through December 31, 2010.

Wabash National designs and manufactures of semi trailers, as well as dry freight vans, refrigerated vans, flatbed trailers, drop deck trailers, and intermodal equipment.

"We are extremely pleased to be named the preferred steel and aluminum supplier for Wabash National,” stated Rick Schomer, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Accuride Corporation. "This further solidifies the long-term partnership we have shared with them since the company was founded.”

Accuride is one of North America’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of commercial vehicle components. In addition to commercial vehicle wheels, Accuride produces wheel-end components and assemblies, truck body and chassis parts, seating assemblies, and other components. Its products are marketed under a series of brand names, including Accuride, Gunite, Imperial, Bostrom, Fabco, and Brillion.

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