Wabash National Corporation Raises $425,000 for Charity with Support from Suppliers

Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) raised $425,000 for more than 20 community organizations at its annual charity golf outing on September 13, held in conjunction with the company’s annual Supplier Conference, which took place on September 14.

“Every year I am impressed by the generosity of our supplier partners who support us in giving back to our communities,” said Dick Giromini, 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 us in our efforts to give back.”

More than 200 companies supported Wabash National’s fundraising efforts at the charity golf outing and auction, raising $368,000 with event sponsorships and auction bids. Wabash National gave an additional corporate gift of $57,000 for hurricane relief efforts, bringing the total monies raised to $425,000.

The United Way of Greater Lafayette is receiving the largest donation at $185,000. The remainder of donations is being distributed among various nonprofit organizations, including:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Lafayette

Boy Scouts of America Sagamore Council

College Mentors for Kids

Folds of Honor Foundation

Fond du Lac Area United Way (serving Fond du Lac, WI)

Food Finders Food Bank

Helen Keller Foundation for Research and Education

Junior Achievement of Greater Lafayette

Lafayette Neighborhood Housing/Homestead Consulting Services

March of Dimes Indiana Chapter

Mental Health America of Tippecanoe County

Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS)

United Way for Clinton County (serving Frankfort, IN)

United Way of Boone County (serving Harrison, AR)

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette (serving Portland, OR)

United Way of the Pennyrile (serving Cadiz, KY)

United Way of Wyandotte County (serving Kansas City, KS)

Wabash Center

YWCA of Lafayette.

“At Wabash National, we truly value our relationships with suppliers, customers and communities,” said Nick Adler, vice president of supply chain management. “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 with event sponsorships:

Diamond Sponsors  
Crossroads Galvanizing Shandong Special Industry Group
Dow Chemical Company Specialty Rolled Metals
Hendrickson Trailer Suspensions SSAB
Hutchens Industries, Inc. Steel of West Virginia
Jost International Corp. Truck-Lite
Platinum Sponsors  
3M Transportation Safety Maxion Wheels
Alcorn Industrial, Inc. Meritor
All State Fastener Michelin North America
Aurora Parts & Accessories PPG Fiberglass
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC Prolift Industrial Equipment
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company SAPA Extrusions, Inc.
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Steel Dynamics, Inc.
Hynes Industries Valspar Corporation
Lafayette Steel & Aluminum


Gold Sponsors  
3D Machine Nanshan America
Aluminum Shapes, LLC Phillips Industries
Baker Industrial Precoat Metals
Citizens Bank Pro Resources Staffing Services
Earthwise Plastics Prolam Flooring Co.
Ferguson Ridge Corporation
GC3 Logistics Schneider Logistics
KW Plastics Recycling Sika Corporation
Lockton Companies Thermo King
Meritor Wabco U.S. Liner Company
Silver Sponsors  
Accuride Corporation M&E Global Group
Advanced Plastic Corporation MacAllister CAT Rental
Aero Industries Midland Stamping & Fabrication
Aftech Office Depot
Ancra International Overseas Hardwoods Company
Arconic – Flat Products Pacific Metal Company
Arconic – Wheels Penz Products
AZZ Galvanizing Premier Manufacturing Company
CDW Premier Products of Racine
Civacon PSI
CMC Impact Metals PWC
Federal Mogul Qiyi Technology
GC3 Warehousing, LLC Securit Metal Products
General Bearing Corporation Steel Technologies, LLC
Girard Equipment Stemco
Haldex Brake Products Tramec Sloan, LLC
Hoosier Tank and Manufacturing, Inc. Webb Wheel Products
Interplastic Corporation Whiting Door Manufacturing
Labelmaster Z Technologies Corporation
Lauren Manufacturing

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 wabashnational.com.