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Great Dane Announces New Aftermarket Parts Purchasing Manager

Savannah, Ga. – (March 14, 2013) Great Dane is pleased to announce the addition of Dan Schock as Purchasing Manager with our Aftermarket Parts Division.

In his new position, Schock will oversee all purchasing functions at the Terre Haute Parts Distribution Center (PDC), including inventory and MRO, as well as spearhead vendor negotiations for new and existing product lines. He will report to Roger Wilson, PDC General Manager.

Schock has 30 years of experience in the heavy-duty industry, most recently with Whiting Door Manufacturing where he served as an area manager. Schock also served as District Sales Manager for Paramount Products, Regional Sales Manager for Hyva USA, and worked for over 20 years at Trailmobile Parts and Service Corporation in purchasing, regional sales, customer service, and PDC operations.

About Great Dane
Great Dane, a manufacturer of dry van, refrigerated and platform trailers has long been regarded as the industry leader in technology, innovation and quality. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Ill., and has additional corporate offices in Savannah, Ga., with manufacturing plants and a parts distribution center strategically located throughout the United States. Great Dane's network of company-owned branches and full-line independent dealers and parts-only independent dealers offer distribution points for both trailers and aftermarket parts across North and South America. Great Dane can be accessed online at www.greatdanetrailers.com.

The company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies, acquired in 2010, is the innovator and manufacturer of custom fiberglass, specialized refrigerated truck bodies and trailers that range from eight to 36-ft. in length. With headquarters in Rice Lake, Wis., markets include dairy, meat, frozen food, keg beer, live poultry, vending products, flowers and plants, and ice. Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies can be accessed online at www.johnsontruckbodies.com.