Accuride Corp. announced earlier today that its powder coated steel wheels will be standard on all trailers produced by Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. at their five regional manufacturing plants located in Clearfield, Utah; Paragould, Arkansas; Glade Spring, Virginia; Adkins, Virginia and Enterprise, Alabama. The new standard will take effect on October 1st of this year.

Stephen Bennett, Vice President of Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., stated, “Accuride’s premium powder coating and light weight are excellent additions to Utility’s premium light weight trailers. The powder coated wheels provide improved durability and corrosion resistance and compliment our stainless steel rear frames as standard, our premium 5 year wheel end package, and our premium Michelin tires.”

“Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. is an excellent addition to Accuride’s family of customers,” commented Rick Schomer, Accuride’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales. “Their product attributes of high strength and light weight are in line with ours, and we look forward to a long and successful partnership.”

Accuride Corporation manufactures and supplies a diversity of commercial vehicle components in North America. The company’s products include commercial vehicle wheels, wheel-end components and assemblies, truck body and chassis parts, seating assemblies and other commercial vehicle components.