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Mid-States Utility Trailer Sales Opens New Facility in Sioux City, Iowa


Trailer Manufacturing Company
, the industry's largest
manufacturer of refrigerated
and a leading manufacturer of dry
freight vans
, flatbeds,
and Tautliner®
curtainsided trailers, is pleased to announce that Mid-States Utility
Trailer Sales has opened a new facility in Sioux City, Iowa, 8 miles
south of its existing location.

"We are pleased our dealer network continues to invest in their
operations in order to better serve the customer," said Craig Bennett,
Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing for Utility Trailer.

"We are excited to grow in Sioux City," said Shane Keizer, President of
Mid-States Utility Trailer Sales. "We decided to build in a location
that will offer a better experience for our customers and are excited to
unveil our brand-new facility at our Grand Opening which will take place
later this year."

The 55,000-square-foot facility includes a two-floor office area for
trailer sales, a truck & trailer parts showroom, a drivers' waiting
room, a service center with 16 service bays and a new drive-through wash
station. A fleet of five fully-equipped service trucks are ready to
provide emergency road service and on-site repair. The service
department will offer extended hours.

The new facility is located at 5220 Harbor Drive, Sioux City, Iowa.
Mid-States' other locations include Omaha, Nebraska, Des Moines, Iowa
and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. For more information on Mid-States
Utility Trailer Sales, visit or
call (800) 369-2653.

About Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company is America's oldest privately
owned, family-operated trailer manufacturer. Founded in 1914, the
company designs and manufactures dry freight vans, flatbeds,
refrigerated vans, Tautliner® curtainsided trailers, and aero
technologies. Utility currently operates six trailer manufacturing
facilities across North America. Utility's 3000R® and the
3000R® multi-temp refrigerated trailers are manufactured at
the Marion, Virginia, Clearfield, Utah and Piedras Negras, Mexico
plants. The 4000D-X Composite® series and 4000D®
dry vans are manufactured at the Glade Spring, Virginia and Paragould,
Arkansas plants. The 4000AE™, 4000S®, and 4000AE
Drop Deck flatbeds as well as the Tautliner® are all
manufactured at the Enterprise, Alabama facility. Utility also has an
extensive independent dealer network with over 100 locations throughout
the United States, Canada, Mexico and South America. Visit:
for more information.

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