Wabash National Corporation Named One of the Country's Top 50 Manufacturers by IndustryWeek Magazine

Wabash National Corporation Named One of the Country's Top 50 Manufacturers by 
IndustryWeek Magazine 
LAFAYETTE, IN -- (Marketwired) -- 08/06/13 --  Wabash National
Corporation (NYSE: WNC) today announced it was named one of the "50
Best U.S. Manufacturers" by IndustryWeek in the magazine's July 2013
"We're honored to be in such good company with other leading
manufacturing companies, including Apple Inc., Cummins Inc., Cooper
Tire & Rubber Co. and Qualcomm Inc.," said Dick Giromini, president
and chief executive officer. "This national recognition reflects the
dedication and talent of Wabash National's nearly 6,000 associates
worldwide and confirms the company's efforts to strategically grow
and diversify the business in recent years."  
To select the top 50 manufacturing companies, IndustryWeek evaluated
members of its "U.S. 500," a list of the largest U.S. public
manufacturers, based on financial performance in the following six
key areas from 2010 to 2012: inventory turns, profit margin, asset
turns, return on assets, return on equity and revenue growth.
Performance for the most recent year was weighted more heavily in the
"The Wabash National team's execution of our diversification strategy
has been integral to the company's continued strengthening financial
performance," added Giromini. "We look forward to building on the
success we've had to date and moving forward to even greater levels
of performance."  
This is the second time Wabash National has been honored as a "50
Best," having first appeared on the list in 2006.  
For more information about Wabash National, visit
About Wabash National Corporation 
 Headquartered in Lafayette, Ind.,
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
specializes in the design and production of dry freight vans,
refrigerated vans, platform trailers, intermodal equipment, liquid
tank trailers, frac tanks, engineered products, and composite
products. Wabash National's operations are largely organized under
three wholly owned subsidiaries: Transcraft Corporation, Walker Group
Holdings LLC and Wabash National Trailer Centers, Inc. Its innovative
products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash
National(R), Transcraft(R), Benson(R), DuraPlate(R), ArcticLite(R),
Walker Transport, Walker Stainless Equipment, Walker Defense Group,
Walker Barrier Systems, Walker Engineered Products, Brenner(R) Tank,
Beall (R), Garsite, Progress Tank, TST(R), Bulk Tank International
and Extract Technology(R). To learn more, visit
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Media Contact:
Dana Stelsel
Corporate Communications Manager
(765) 771-5766
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