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Wabash National Corporation CEO to Speak at Forbes’ Reinventing America Summit

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – March 5, 2014 – Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC), a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America's leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, today announced President and Chief Executive Officer Dick Giromini will participate in Forbes' inaugural Reinventing America Summit in Chicago March 26-28, 2014.

The invitation-only event will bring together more than 300 leaders from business, academia and government for a non-partisan discussion about the role of heartland innovation in the U.S. economy's recovery. The Summit will explore topics such as innovation, transportation, the energy boom, manufacturing and rail revolutions, reinventing finance and education and America's competitiveness.

"Our nation endured some debilitating economic and financial stresses in the past six years, which caused some significant challenges in American manufacturing," Giromini said. "As the largest producer of American-made semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, Wabash National supports reinvigoration of our nation's industries. I look forward to joining prominent leaders, innovators, and academics for what promises to be an enlightening event."

Mr. Giromini will speak on a panel for the "(Re) Made in America: Inside the New Manufacturing Revolution" session. Other panelists include Michelle Gloeckler, senior vice president and general merchandise manager for Walmart, Rich Meeusen, chief executive officer for Badger Meter, and Charlie Peters, executive senior vice president for Emerson.

About Wabash National Corporation

Headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana, 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 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 Barrier Systems, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport. Visit to learn more.