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New Dealership in Montreal

Great Dane Welcomes New Dealership in Montreal
Great Dane of Montreal provides full-service solution for customers

SAVANNAH, GA – (January 8, 2014) Great Dane is pleased to announce the addition of Great Dane of Montreal to its Canadian distribution network.

"I'm very happy to announce the opening of our newest dealer location in Canada," said Chris Hammond, VP of Dealer and International Sales for Great Dane. "Great Dane of Montreal is the trailer sales division of Remorques St-Henri Inc., which has recently positioned itself as the largest trailer repair facility in Eastern Canada. The addition of our industry-leading trailer product line is a natural fit, and we are thrilled that customers in the area will be able to benefit from Great Dane of Montreal's proven expertise and industry knowledge."

With a team of 70 trained service technicians and 24 service trucks, Great Dane of Montreal's new facility is spacious at 65,000 square feet, with 26 service bays and two drive-thrus. The parts department is 18,000 square feet, which includes a parts showroom that includes over $800,000 worth of trailer parts for all trailer brands. The dealership is fully equipped to provide superior service to customers in the area through its new location's size and expert staff.

The company provides full-service on trailers including maintenance, air systems, welding, modifications and bodywork.

"Great Dane is the premier brand in the trailer industry, and we're pleased to offer this level of quality to our customers," commented Michel Larocque, President, from Great Dane of Montreal. "We're excited about entering the new year with this opportunity to join the Great Dane network as a step forward for us and our customers."

Great Dane of Montreal Location

Located at 8000 St-Patrick Street in Montreal, Quebec, the sales, parts, and service offices are open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The offices can be reached at 514-363-0000.

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.