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

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

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Sept. 21, 2017 – 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


Hutchens Industries, Inc.

Steel of West Virginia

Jost International Corp.




Platinum Sponsors

3M Transportation Safety

Maxion Wheels

Alcorn Industrial, Inc.


All State Fastener

Michelin North America

Aurora Parts & Accessories

PPG Fiberglass

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations

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.


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


Office Depot

Ancra International

Overseas Hardwoods Company

Arconic - Flat Products

Pacific Metal Company

Arconic - Wheels

Penz Products

AZZ Galvanizing

Premier Manufacturing Company


Premier Products of Racine



CMC Impact Metals


Federal Mogul

Qiyi Technology

GC3 Warehousing, LLC

Securit Metal Products

General Bearing Corporation

Steel Technologies, LLC

Girard Equipment


Haldex Brake Products

Tramec Sloan, LLC

Hoosier Tank and Manufacturing, Inc.

Webb Wheel Products

Interplastic Corporation

Whiting Door Manufacturing


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