Wabash National Corporation Raises $400,000 for Charity with Support from Suppliers

LAFAYETTE, Ind., Sept. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) raised $400,000 for 17 community organizations at its annual charity golf outing on September 22, held in conjunction with the company’s annual Supplier Conference, which took place on September 23.

“Every year I am impressed by the generosity of our supplier partners who support us in giving back to our communities,” said Dick Giromini, president and chief executive officer. “Thanks to our suppliers, this year’s charity golf outing was the most successful event in its history. Wabash National is proud to support and work with local agencies to sustain and promote a promising future for our communities. It gives me great pleasure to work with people throughout our industry who share our company values and support our organization in our efforts to give back.”

More than 200 companies supported Wabash National’s fundraising efforts at the charity golf outing and auction, raising $356,957 with event sponsorships and auction bids. Wabash National gave an additional corporate gift of $43,043 at the close of the charity golf outing and auction, bringing the total monies raised to $400,000.

The United Way of Greater Lafayette is receiving the largest donation at $170,000. The remainder of donations is being distributed among various nonprofit organizations, including:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Lafayette
College Mentors for Kids
Folds of Honor Foundation
Fond du Lac Area United Way
Food Finders Food Bank
Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education
Junior Achievement of Greater Lafayette
March of Dimes Indiana Chapter
Mental Health America of Tippecanoe County
Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS)
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
United Way for Clinton County
United Way of Wyandotte County
United Way of the Pennyrile
United Way of Boone County
Wabash Center

“At Wabash National, we truly value our relationships with suppliers, customers and communities,” said Nick Adler, vice president of global strategic sourcing at Wabash National. “Relationships are all about connections with people. We want to work with companies that value those relationships as much as we do, and are committed to making a difference in our communities.”

Wabash National thanks the following suppliers who supported the charity golf outing and auction with event sponsorships:

Diamond Sponsors
Advanced Alloy Processing (AAP)Shandong Special Industry Group Co.
Earthwise PlasticsSpecialty Rolled Metals
Hutchens IndustriesSteel of West Virginia
SAF-HollandValspar Corporation
Platinum Sponsors
Alcorn Industrial, Inc.Maxion Wheels
All State Fastener CorporationMichelin
Aurora Parts & AccessoriesMorgan Stanley
Cooper Tire & Rubber CompanyPPG Industries
Dow Chemical CompanySAPA Extrusions, Inc.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber CompanySteel Dynamics, Inc.
Hynes IndustriesWells Fargo
Jost International Corp.
Gold Sponsors
3D Machine, Inc.Meritor Wabco
3M Traffic Safety & Security DivisionNucor Corporation
Aluminum Shapes, LLCPhillips Industries
AZZ GalvanizingPrecoat Metals
Ferguson Pressure Systems International
Fleet Engineers, Inc.Pro Resources Staffing Services
GC3 LogisticsProlift Industrial Equipment
Hoosier Tank and Manufacturing, Inc.Ridge Corporation
Kansas City FreightlinerSchneider Logistics
KW PlasticsSika Corporation
Lafayette Steel & AluminumTKO Graphix
Silver Sponsors
Advanced Plastic CorporationM&E Global Group, Inc.
Aero Industries, Inc.Office Depot
Alcoa, Inc.Overseas Hardwoods Company
Ancra International, LLCPacific Metal Company
Baker Industrial Supply CompanyPenz Products, Inc.
CentriaPeoplelink Staffing Solutions, Inc.
Civacon OPWPremier Manufacturing Company
ClariantRandall Manufacturing
Dixon Valve / Betts IndustriesRudolph Bros.
Federal-Mogul CorporationSecurit Metal Products
General Bearing CorporationSpecialty Resources, Inc.
Girard Equipment, Inc.Steel Technologies, LLC
IMH Products, Inc.Tramec Sloan LLC
Jay Manufacturing Oshkosh, Inc.TSE Brakes, Inc.
Jingu WheelU.S. Liner Company
KIC LLCWebb Wheel Products, Inc.
LabelmasterWhiting Door Manufacturing Corporation
Lauren Manufacturing CompanyZ Technologies Corporation

About Wabash National Corporation

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 in Lafayette, Indiana, the company manufactures a diverse range of products, including: dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, truck-mounted tanks, intermodal equipment, aircraft refueling equipment, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Beall®, Benson®, Brenner® Tank, Bulk Tank International, DuraPlate®, Extract Technology®, Garsite, Progress Tank, Transcraft®, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Learn more at www.wabashnational.com.

Media Contact: Dana Stelsel Corporate Communications Manager (765) 771-5766 dana.stelsel@wabashnational.com Investor Relations: Mike Pettit Vice President Finance and Investor Relations (765) 771-5581 michael.pettit@wabashnational.com

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