Cleveland, Tenn. — (February 21, 2017) — Heil Trailer International has launched its brand-new Fleet DutyTM frameless petroleum trailer at the Western Petroleum Marketers Association (WPMA) convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The optimized trailer offers reduced weights of 800 – 1,100 pounds and delivers the same durability that Heil Trailer models have been known for throughout the industry.
Recognizing the demand for lightweight and efficient trailers, Heil Trailer began the process of developing a weight-optimized trailer two years ago. The company extensively tested and validated the new Fleet DutyTM line which joins Heil Trailer’s current industry-leading offering of petroleum trailers. The new Fleet Duty lightweight trailers are backed by the same warranty as other Heil Trailer models and offer the same enduring quality.
As a result of the weight savings achieved through barrel construction and frame optimization, Heil Trailer’s Fleet DutyTM petroleum line is lighter or the same weight as other brands on the market today. Engineering breakthroughs and technologies used in optimizing the barrel are now being applied across all Heil Trailer products. In addition to the new frameless models, standard petroleum trailers with frames and weight-optimized barrels are also available, delivering significant weight savings over prior versions.
The first Fleet DutyTM frameless petroleum trailer from Heil Trailer was sold to DC Logistics and is on display at the WPMA show. “We’re excited that Heil Trailer is now offering a petroleum trailer that provides the weight savings we need,” states Robert Pier, CEO of DC Logistics. “We run other Heil Trailer products as well and know we can rely on their quality day in and day out.”
For more information about Heil Trailer’s line of Fleet DutyTM petroleum trailers, visit heiltrailer.com.
About Heil Trailer International, Co.
Established in 1901, Heil Trailer International, Co. is the leading brand of durable tank trailers and is known for the enduring performance of its products, industry-leading support and solutions-driven customer service. A manufacturer of liquid, dry bulk, oilfield, construction, platform, specialized, towing and defense trailers, Heil designs its products to meet the most stringent region- and load-specific requirements in 85 countries around the globe. Heil Trailer International, Co. is owned by American Industrial Partners, an operationally oriented middle-market private equity firm that makes control investments in North American-based industrial businesses serving domestic and global markets. Heil Trailer International, Co., Kalyn Siebert and SERVA are part of EnTrans International, LLC, a leading manufacturer of tank trailers, oilfield capital equipment and related components used in the oil & gas industry. Heil Trailer International, Co. is headquartered in Cleveland, Tennessee. For more information about Heil Trailer, visit www.heiltrailer.com.
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