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

Nearly 400 Wabash National suppliers and associates participate in charity golf outing and auction

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Sept. 26, 2016 – 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 for Clinton County
  • United Way of Boone County
  • United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
  • United Way of the Pennyrile
  • United Way of Wyandotte County
  • Wabash Center
Nick Adler, Vice President – Global Strategic Sourcing
At Wabash National, we truly value our relationships with suppliers, customers and communities. 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.
Nick Adler, Vice President – Global Strategic Sourcing

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 Plastics

Specialty Rolled Metals



Hutchens Industries

Steel of West Virginia




Valspar Corporation


Platinum Sponsors


Alcorn Industrial, Inc.

Maxion Wheels

All State Fastener Corporation


Aurora Parts & Accessories

Morgan Stanley

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

PPG Industries

Dow Chemical Company

SAPA Extrusions, Inc.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Steel Dynamics, Inc.

Hynes Industries

Wells Fargo

Jost International Corp.


Gold Sponsors


3D Machine, Inc.

Meritor Wabco

3M Traffic Safety & Security Division

Nucor Corporation

Aluminum Shapes, LLC

Phillips Industries

AZZ Galvanizing

Precoat Metals


Pressure Systems International

Fleet Engineers, Inc.

Pro Resources Staffing Services

GC3 Logistics

Prolift Industrial Equipment

Hoosier Tank and Manufacturing, Inc.

Ridge Corporation

Kansas City Freightliner

Schneider Logistics

KW Plastics

Sika Corporation

Lafayette Steel & Aluminum

TKO Graphix


Silver Sponsors


Advanced Plastic Corporation

M&E Global Group, Inc.

Aero Industries, Inc.

Office Depot

Alcoa, Inc.

Overseas Hardwoods Company

Ancra International, LLC

Pacific Metal Company

Baker Industrial Supply Company

Penz Products, Inc.


Peoplelink Staffing Solutions, Inc.

Civacon OPW

Premier Manufacturing Company


Randall Manufacturing

Dixon Valve / Betts Industries

Rudolph Bros.

Federal-Mogul Corporation

Securit Metal Products

General Bearing Corporation

Specialty Resources, Inc.

Girard Equipment, Inc.

Steel Technologies, LLC



IMH Products, Inc.

Tramec Sloan LLC

Jay Manufacturing Oshkosh, Inc.

TSE Brakes, Inc.

Jingu Wheel

U.S. Liner Company


Webb Wheel Products, Inc.


Whiting Door Manufacturing Corporation

Lauren Manufacturing Company

Z 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