CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--, the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers 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  www.midstatesutility.com  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 4000A E ™, 4000S ®, and 4000A E ™ 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: www.utilitytrailer.com for more information.

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