Wabash National(R) Expands West Coast Sales and Service With New Dealer TEC Equipment, Inc.

Wabash National(R) Expands West Coast Sales and Service With New Dealer TEC
Equipment, Inc.

Commercial Trailer Products Group Announces Dealer Agreement With TEC
Equipment for Dry Vans, Refrigerated Vans and Platform Trailers

LAFAYETTE, Ind., May 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wabash National Corporation
(NYSE:WNC), a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America's leading
producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, today announced
an agreement with Portland-based TEC Equipment, Inc. to provide sales, parts
and service for Wabash National®, Transcraft® and Benson® brand trailers in
California, Oregon and Washington.

"The agreement with TEC Equipment is one more step in executing Wabash
National Corporation's strategic growth plan as we expand access and service
along the West Coast," explained Dick Giromini, president and chief executive
officer of Wabash National Corporation. 

Beginning May 2014, TEC Equipment will facilitate the transition of three
Wabash National Trailer Centers to independent dealer facilities operated by
TEC Equipment. These locations in Portland, Oregon, and Sacramento and
Fontana, California, will add to the geographic footprint of TEC Equipment's
four existing locations that will sell and service Wabash National, Transcraft
and Benson products.

"TEC Equipment has extensive expertise in the business and a long history of
providing effective transportation solutions to its customer base," added
Brent Yeagy, group president of Commercial Trailer Products at Wabash
National. "We are pleased to welcome TEC Equipment to the team as we
strengthen our competitive presence on the West Coast, while continuing to
expand and elevate our dealer network to provide the level of support our
customers expect."

"Our relationship with TEC Equipment provides the opportunity for our retail
locations to channel their energies in driving the many growth and
diversification efforts already underway, including tank parts and service
expansion, mobile service growth, and customer-site service growth
opportunities," added Rick Klein, vice president and general manager of

TEC Equipment will be fully stocked with new model year Wabash National dry
and refrigerated vans, and Transcraft and Benson platform trailers, in
addition to being outfitted with a full selection of parts through Aurora
Parts & Accessories, LLC, the exclusive supplier of authorized parts for
Wabash National.

"Aurora looks forward to this new partnership with the TEC Equipment team,"
said Mike Conley, vice president of sales at Aurora Parts & Accessories. "We
are committed to providing the highest level of parts and service support to
ensure a seamless transition for the local customer base and our national
fleet customers through FleetPerform®."

"We are very excited about our new relationship with Wabash National," said
TEC Equipment Chief Executive Officer and President Dave Thompson. "As the
largest full-service truck dealership on the West Coast, TEC is positioned to
service small and large fleets alike as our trailer sales and support division
grows with the addition of Wabash National's portfolio of high-quality vans
and platform trailers."

Customers may contact Sean Kenney, vice president of sales for Commercial
Trailer Products, at (765) 771-5300 with questions about sales and service
support at these new locations.

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 specializes in the design and production of dry freight vans,
refrigerated vans, platform trailers, liquid tank trailers, intermodal
equipment, engineered products and composite products. Its innovative products
are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Transcraft®,
Benson®, DuraPlate®, Walker Transport, Walker Defense Group, Walker Barrier
Systems, Walker Engineered Products, Brenner® Tank, Beall®, Garsite, Progress
Tank, TST®, Bulk Tank International and Extract Technology®. To learn more,
visit www.wabashnational.com.

About TEC Equipment, Inc.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, TEC Equipment, Inc. has 19 locations
strategically located along the west coast's I-5 corridor in Oregon,
Washington, Nevada and California. Since its modest beginnings in 1976, TEC
Equipment has grown to be the west's largest and most recognized multi-point,
full-service truck dealership. TEC Equipment's commercial truck franchises
include: Mack, Volvo, Isuzu, Hino and GMC, Cottrell car carriers, and Wabash
trailers, along with authorized service centers for Autocar and Cummins & CAT
engines. With a large inventory of equipment, parts, service, body shop, fuel,
insurance, financing, rental and leasing, TEC Equipment offers one-stop truck
shopping. For more information, please visit www.tecequipment.com or contact
Dave Schwanke, corporate marketing manager at 503-285-7667 or

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements as defined by
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 about the Company's
proposed sale of certain assets of Wabash National Corporation to TEC
Equipment and the timing of the anticipated transaction. Forward-looking
statements convey the Company's current beliefs, expectations or forecasts of
future events but are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and changes
in circumstances, which may cause actual results or actions to differ
materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. All
statements contained in this press release other than statements of historical
fact are forward-looking statements. The factors that could cause actual
future results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are
not limited to, the satisfaction of conditions to closing the transaction and
the time and resources required to do so, competitive developments, conditions
in each of the companies industries. Readers should review and consider the
various disclosures made by the Company in this report and in the Company's
other reports to its stockholders and periodic reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q
and the risk factors discussed in the Company's filings with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission.

CONTACT: Media Contact:
         Dana Stelsel
         Corporate Communications Manager
         (765) 771-5766

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