CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Miller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLR) ("the Company") today announced its subsidiary, Miller Industries Towing Equipment Inc., has been awarded an add-on order to manufacture 140 recovery units for a prime contractor under a government-related order. These units are scheduled to be delivered through the end of 2011.
Jeffrey I. Badgley, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated, "We are pleased to have been awarded this add-on order, which again demonstrates the elite quality of our product offering and our ability to meet tight customer deadlines. With our expanded production capabilities, we are able to handle customer delivery requirements like this without disrupting our normal commercial customer production schedule. We are extremely proud of our entire engineering and production teams, and we will continue to pursue orders of this nature in the future."
Miller Industries is the world's largest manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment, and markets its towing and recovery equipment under a number of well-recognized brands, including Century, Vulcan, Chevron, Holmes, Challenger, Champion, Jige, Boniface and Eagle.
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