Wabash National Receives Fifth Consecutive ISO 14001:2004 Registration for Environmental Management
LAFAYETTE, Ind. – May 31, 2017 – Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC), a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, recently received re-certification of the ISO 14001:2004 registration for its Lafayette, Indiana, operations. The ISO 14001:2004 standard, published by the International Organization for Standardization, is an international reference for environmental management requirements.
The company’s Lafayette operations manufacture dry and refrigerated van trailers and truck bodies, as well as Wabash National’s proprietary DuraPlate® composite panels.
“Achieving our fifth consecutive ISO 14001:2004 registration reflects our responsibility at Wabash National to uphold world-class environmental standards in our manufacturing operations,” said Brent Yeagy, president and chief operating officer. “I congratulate all Lafayette associates for demonstrating a commitment to sustainability that is important to us, our communities and our customers.”
The ISO 14001:2004 standard provides organizations with the elements of an effective environmental management system that can be integrated with other management requirements to help them achieve environmental and economic goals. The overall aim of this International Standard is to support environmental protection and prevention of pollution in balance with socio-economic needs.
Wabash National was the first semi-trailer manufacturer in North America to receive the Environmental Management System Registration in June 2005. The certificate can be renewed every three years following a formal third-party audit.
In addition to Lafayette, Wabash National currently has ISO 14001:2004 registrations at four other locations: Cadiz, Kentucky; Frankfort, Indiana; Harrison, Arkansas; and San José Iturbide, Guanajuato, Mexico.
The company’s Lafayette and Cadiz operations are also certified to the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015 standards for quality management, respectively.
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.