UPF featured in Fire Apparatus article on Fire Truck Bodies

You can read an interesting article on fire truck bodies in the March issue of Fire Apparatus titled “End Use Impacts Fire Truck Body Material Selection”  Below is a couple paragraphs that quote UPF’s President, Andrew Lingel and Vice President of Engineering, Michael Ashley. Andrew Lingel, president of United Plastic Fabricating (UPF), says the bodies UPF makes for the fire service commonly are used on tankers, pumper-tankers, mini pumpers, Type 1 pumpers, and rescue trucks. “We started designing our first formal PolyBodies® in 1994 as a utility body, while before that we were making body components like compartments and trays,”…

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Tow Truck Body Builders – UPF

If you are in the towing business, when you think “tow truck body builders”, think UPF. Working recently with Automotive Support, UPF designed a custom body for their fleet. This video highlights the body that was designed with custom poly slam doors. UPF has designed many bodies and custom equipment for service and towing trucks including, car carrier boxes, bodies for heavies and poly parts such as chain boxes and fork holders. #polybody #towtruckbodies #tow #towing #towers #towtruck #towlife #roadsideassistance    

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UPF Tow Truck Bodies are a Hit with Statewide Towing Association

UPF tow truck bodies impressed the members of the Statewide Towing Association. Some of the major tow truck manufactures offer PolyBodies® as a body option or tow truck business owners can buy our tow truck bodies direct and replace their rusted, corroded bodies themselves.  While visiting UPF the association members saw a completed replacement tow truck body and custom tool boxes for trucks. Here is a video from the Statewide Towing Association Inc open house we held at our MA plant last month. We gave towers the opportunity to see one of our tow truck PolyBodies® bodies and let us…

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Lightning Deal! You Don’t Want to Miss!!!

                Poly Replacement Tunnel Box for a light duty wrecker for just $3,600.00! You too can benefit from replacing your rusted box with a Poly Tunnel Box made from our amazing PT3™ poly material!

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UPF – Now Hiring! Truck Body Designer – Neenah, Wisconsin*

Truck Body Designer – Neenah, Wisconsin* United Plastic Fabricating is a manufacturer of custom, high quality, plastic fabricated products for the emergency services and trucking industries.   We are seeking a Truck Body Designer to play a key role in the growth of our truck body line of products.  The incumbent will work closely with sales, manufacturing and customers’ engineering staffs in the development of new products and the expansion of applications for existing products. Responsibilities will encompass the entire development process, from concept to product release, implementation, and post-sales support. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Design custom truck…

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Lean Enterprise Institute’s James Womack Visits UPF

James Womack, the founder and chairman of the Lean Enterprise Institute, a nonprofit institution for the dissemination and exploration of the Lean thinking with the aim of his further development of the Lean Enterprise, and author of the book The Machine That Changed the World visited UPF at our MA plant last week. Here he is on a plant tour with our President Andrew Lingel, Director of Manufacturing Jim Fenton, and Plant Manager Neil Godin.

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