SAINT-GEORGES, QC, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Trailer manufacturer Manac Inc. (TSX: MA) has received, from long time client Train Trailer Rentals, what is believed to be the largest Canadian trailer order ever.
"700 vans, one order, one basic specification is, to the best of my knowledge, the largest Canadian trailer order ever seen by any manufacturer. Our ability to secure this business from Train Trailer Rentals is based on years of collaboration and mutual support. It is also a tribute to our employees' commitment to providing a cost competitive product, the solid design of our UltraPlate model and an excellent level of service." says Charles Dutil, President of Manac.
"After recently amalgamating Westvan and Train Trailer Rentals, this transaction secures our position as a leader in the full service trailer rental sector in Canada. We were focused on quality and performance in the purchase of these trailers. We're certain the team at Manac will provide comprehensive, leading edge support, which is extremely important to us," added Rick Kloepfer, President of Train Trailer Rentals.
Production of this order will begin during the first quarter of 2014 and is expected to be completed before the end of the third quarter.About Manac Inc. Manac is the largest manufacturer of trailers in Canada and a leader in the manufacturing of specialty trailers in North America. The Company offers a wide range of vans, flatbeds and specialty trailers such as dumps, low beds, grain hoppers, chip and logging trailers, all of which are sold in Canada and the United States under the recognized brands Manac®, CPS®, Darkwing®, UltraPlate®, Liddell Canada® and Trailmobile®. Manac services the heavy-duty trailer industry for the highway transportation, construction, forestry and agricultural sectors and manufactures its trailers in facilities located in Saint-Georges, Quebec as well as Oran and Kennett, Missouri. About Train Trailer Rentals. Train Trailer is best known for flexible, custom solutions in trailer leasing, rentals, and maintenance. Their aim is to meet and exceed unexpected needs of their carriers and private fleet customers. Train creates immediate capacity by supplying late model vans, reefers, chassis, flatbeds and specialized equipment. Full service facilities in Mississauga, Calgary and Cornwall keep their equipment well maintained before, during and after rental. Visit TrainTrailer.com for more information. Forward looking statements This document may contain forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations regarding future events. Forward-looking statements are based on a number of factors and include risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from forecast results. Management assumes no obligation beyond what is required under the law to update or revise forward-looking statements pursuant to new information or future events.