June 6, 2016

PORTLAND, OR – TEC Equipment, Inc. has signed an independent dealership agreement with Wabash National Corporation granting them exclusive dealer rights in Arizona, New Mexico, and parts of Idaho for the Wabash National, Benson, and Transcraft trailer brands.

The agreement includes transition of the existing Wabash National Trailer Center in Phoenix, AZ. TEC Equipment will assume operational responsibility of the location on August 1, 2016, continuing operation as a full-service trailer dealership while adding used heavy-duty truck sales, parts, and service, and truck and trailer leasing.

“TEC Equipment is looking forward to serving the Phoenix area and representing Wabash National,” said President and CEO David Thompson. “This expansion of the TEC dealership network footprint not only enhances our mission to bring the best in transportation equipment and customer service to the West, it opens exciting new territories into which we can expand our complete transportation services.”

Brent Yeagy, group president of Commercial Trailer Products, Wabash National, said: “Since the transition of three former Wabash National Trailer Center locations in Oregon and California in 2014, TEC Equipment has proven to be a best-in-class dealer that provides excellent service to our mutual customers and a business partner that represents the Wabash brand very well.”

As the West’s leading, full-service, heavy-duty truck and trailer dealership, TEC Equipment is proud to have the opportunity to bring its unique value proposition to the Phoenix-area business community.


About TEC Equipment: Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, TEC Equipment, Inc. and its subsidiaries have 24 locations strategically located along the west coast’s I-5 corridor in Washington, Oregon and California, plus Nevada and Arizona. Founded in 1976, TEC Equipment has grown to be the west’s largest and most recognized multi-point, full service truck and trailer dealership. TEC Equipment’s commercial franchises include: Mack, Volvo, Isuzu, Hino, GMC and Capacity trucks, Cottrell car carriers, Wabash National, Benson and Transcraft trailers, XL Specialized Trailers, plus authorized service centers for Autocar, Cummins and CAT engines. For more information, please visit www.tecequipment.com or contact Dave Schwanke, Corporate Marketing Manager at 503-285-7667 or dschwanke@tecequipment.com.

About Wabash National Corporation: Headquartered in Lafayette, Ind., Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985, the company specializes in the design and production of dry freight vans, refrigerated vans, platform trailers, liquid tank trailers, intermodal equipment, engineered products and composite products. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Transcraft®, Benson®, DuraPlate®, Walker Transport, Walker Defense Group, Walker Barrier Systems, Walker Engineered Products, Brenner® Tank, Beall®, Garsite, Progress Tank, TST®, Bulk Tank International and Extract Technology®. To learn more, visit www.wabashnational.com.