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Great Dane Showcases Versatile Mix of Trailers at 2015 TMC Exhibition

(Nashville, Tenn. - February 16, 2015) Great Dane is proud to present a variety of innovative trailer products in booth #140 at this year's Technology and Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition. The event is being held at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee from February 16th-19th.

Among the items showcased in Great Dane's TMC booth this year are:

A 53' Champion SE Dry Van custom built for Estes Express Lines of Richmond, Va. In addition to standard features such as the Stemco® Platinum Performance Plus wheel-end system and Grote®'s Long- Life 100% LED Lighting System, the TMC Estes show trailer features a range of custom options including Great Dane's Double-Dex cargo decking system with recessed tracks for increased cargo capacity; Prolam™ hardwood flooring with protective coatings including WaxIn100™ full-length top-coating and full-length PuR™ polyurethane undercoating for superior moisture barrier protection. The Estes trailer also features Great Dane's exclusive CorroGuard corrosion-fighting undercoating.

A 28' Champion SE Dry Van custom built for Southeastern Freight Lines of Columbia, S.C. This compact trailer is designed and constructed to provide the extra strength, flexibility and durability Southeastern requires for its broad range of shipping services. In addition to the Champion Series' wide range of standard features, the Southeastern show trailer also features a stainless steel roll-up door frame; a composite front wall liner; PunctureGuard .100" side lining and 24" .200" scuffband; Green Wing Aerodynamic side skirts, a Meritor PSI automatic tire inflation system, and Bridgestone Ecopia 268 Premium All-Position radial tires.

A 28' Champion CP Composite Plate Dry Van custom built for R&L Carriers of Wilmington, Ohio. Noteworthy features on this versatile pup trailer include Great Dane's EnduroGuard roll-up door rear frame; 1.38" Prolam® hardwood flooring with WaxIn 100™ full-length protective top coating and PuR™ polyurethane undercoating; Transtex® EdgePlus side skirts, and a pintle hook with drawbar guides.

A Great Dane Single-Axle Converter Dolly which features a hot-dipped galvanized undercarriage; an I-Beam steel frame with a counterweight box allowing 30 lbs. of drawbar weight when level; Bridgestone Ecopia R197 low rolling resistance tires and a Stemco Platinum Performance Plus Wheel-End System with 6-year warranty.


Great Dane is the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial transportation equipment, including dry and refrigerated trailers and truck bodies, as well as steel, aluminum and combo platform trailers. Great Dane has a storied history in the commercial trucking industry and is a driving force in trailer technology, innovation, quality and customer service. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and with additional corporate offices in Savannah, Georgia, Great Dane has manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the United States. The company’s network of corporate-owned branches, full-line independent dealers and parts-only independent dealers offers a broad range of distribution points for new and used trailers as well as aftermarket services across North and South America. Visit Great Dane online at