NEW LISBON, Wis. – Feb. 14, 2014 – The Walker Group, a division of Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) and one of North America's leading producers of liquid transportation systems, today announced the addition of Opperman & Son, Inc. to its dealer network.
Opperman & Son is now authorized to sell and service Walker food grade trailers, Brenner and Bulk chemical and specialty trailers, Beall 406 Petroleum and Dry Bulk trailers, as well as Progress Vacuum Tank truck-mounted equipment in California, Washington and Oregon.
"Opperman & Son has extensive expertise in the business and a long history of providing effective transportation solutions to its customer base," said Jim Miller, vice president of sales and marketing at Walker Group. "We are pleased to welcome Opperman & Son to the team as we enhance our coverage in the Western United States and continue to expand and elevate our dealer network to provide the level of support our customers expect."
"The addition of these industry-leading brands is a natural fit for our company to expand its presence on the West Coast," said Marc Opperman, president of Opperman & Son, Inc. "Our customers will have a one-stop shopping experience combining the tradition of quality and performance these brands are known for with Opperman & Son's expertise and customer service."
Opperman & Son has locations in Healdsburg and Fontana, CA. They have provided tanker sales, service and parts throughout the United States, Canada, and Central America for the past 50 years. For more information, contact The Walker Group at (800) 558-9750 or Opperman & Son at 800-443-8476.
The Walker Group, a division of Wabash National Corporation, is a leading North American manufacturer of high-quality, custom-engineered stainless steel, aluminum and carbon steel liquid transportation systems. Its tank trailer products are marketed under several industry-leading brand names including: Walker, Brenner, Beall, Bulk, Progress Tank, and Garsite.
About Wabash National Corporation
Headquartered in Lafayette, Ind., Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985, the company specializes in the design and production of dry freight vans, refrigerated vans, platform trailers, intermodal equipment, liquid tank trailers, frac tanks, engineered products, and composite products. Wabash National’s operations are largely organized under three wholly owned subsidiaries: Transcraft Corporation, Walker Group Holdings LLC and Wabash National Trailer Centers, Inc. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Transcraft®, Benson®, DuraPlate®, ArcticLite®, Walker Transport, Walker Stainless Equipment, Walker Defense Group, Walker Barrier Systems, Walker Engineered Products, Brenner® Tank, Beall ®, Garsite, Progress Tank, TST®, Bulk Tank International and Extract Technology®. Visit www.wabashnational.com to learn more.