Fundraiser for Hurricane Relief following Harvey and Irma

UPF Responds with assistance for Hurricane Relief Following the dual tragedies of the recent hurricanes, United plastic Fabricating would like to assist with the Hurricane Relief Effort. In order to lend our help, we started a fundraising event to gather money for the relief effort. While this effort began following Harvey, the fundraising should benefit victims of Irma as well. Since the donation goes to the American Red Cross, who provide relief following all sorts of disasters, both states benefit. We at UPF raised over $1,700 due to a matching system implemented by HR. The company matched what employs donated,…

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Tow Truck Beauty Contest 2017 includes UPF PolyGen Body

UPF PolyGen Featured in TCRP Tow Truck Beauty Contest The Towing and Recovery Professionals of Connecticut (TRCP) hosted their 2017 Truck beauty contest less than a week ago! UPF happily sent along a representative, and enjoyed the opportunity to show our PolyGen material! Hosted at the Farmington Club, this event attracted a variety of tow truck builders to show off their vehicles. UPF feels honored having displayed our very own PolyBody tow truck alongside these others towers. Dan Rosetti from our Sales department attended the show with our truck, and had the opportunity to share the PolyBody with attendees! Even…

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UPF to Attend the 2017 American Towman Tradeshow

American Towman Tradeshow, Baltimore 2017 Following our Success at past tow shows and conventions, United Plastic Fabricating looks forward to continue this trend. Moving into autumn, the Baltimore Convention Center plans to hose a tradeshow in November. Starting on November 17, the American Towman Tradeshow runs until the 19th, and UPF hopes to see you there! Feel free to stop by and take a look at our great material! We have booth #542, and will feature our PolyGen 156 CT tow truck body at the Tradeshow. Like all of our PolyBodies, the 156 CT offers a lighter and more responsive…

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Ontario Tow Show 2017 an Exciting Success!

UPF’s Representative at the Ontario Tow Show 2017 UPF’s own Patrick Cahill spent some time in Ontario recently, and wanted to share with us. The Ontario Tow Show 2017 saw some new models of trucks- and gave customers plenty of chances to ask UPF some questions! We wanted to share some of this with you all who couldn’t make it there! Canadian Towing Equipment showcased the new 822 PolyBody, and sold the truck the same day! Feel free to check them out here for all your towing needs. And for more information about our various PolyBodies, check out this page….

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UPF Warranty Claim Submission Gets a New Option

New Option for Submitting UPF Warranty Claims! In order to better serve your service needs, United Plastic Fabricating proudly announces a way to handle tank repairs! UPF Warranty, which for many years has provided lifetime warranty, has recently updated your options for alerting us to any leaks. In the past, we’ve relied mostly on phone calls and a few emails to report tank issues and provide service. However, we now have an online form you can submit to handle all of the information! Simply enter the relevant details into the respective fields, and the system delivers the information straight to…

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Northside Service’s New Custom Tow Truck Body

Northside Services’ New Custom Tow Truck Body Northside Service- headquartered in Lansing, Michigan- lies just across Lake Michigan from United Plastic Fabricating’s Wisconsin location, and has recently decided to make the transition to using custom plastic fabrication for their tow truck bodies- a great choice in our admittedly biased decision. We take pride in working with Northside Service- a family run business first opened in 1967. Founder Bob Finley Sr. opened with the goal of providing affordable and reliable options for all your vehicle service needs. Mr. Finley still seeks to advance customer satisfaction, much as he did in the…

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Custom PolyGen for a New Tow Truck Body

A New Member of the PolyGen Family United Plastic Fabricating is proud to introduce yet another recent convert to truck bodies manufactured using custom plastic fabricating. Black Butte Towing, located just south of the Oregon border in Weed, CA, has recently decided to go forward in switching to a PolyGen 180-CT Tandem Axle plastic truck body. By moving to a truck body that will never corrode or rust, Black Butte Towing commits themselves to enhanced customer service for far longer than if they had stayed with all metal truck bodies. The inclusion of UPF’s limited lifetime warranty only adds to…

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Tow Truck Body compartments that keep your tools safe and dry!

UPF tow truck body PolyBody® with poly slam doors will keep your tools safe and dry. Worrying about wet equipment during inclement weather? Struggle to prevent leaks flooding your truck’s compartments? Not any more! This video shows how the UPF tow truck body seals the rain outside and keeps your materials in pristine condition. With these Poly Slam doors, your ability to provide excellent service for your customers is all but guaranteed. Check out all of our PolyBody products here for more information!     #polybody #towtruckbodies #tow #towing #towers #towtruck #towlife #roadsideassistance

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Solution against patching and leaking water tanks

Solution against patching and leaking water tanks In most cases, lots of water tanks leak a lot and owners turn to patching. To avoid constant patching that doesn’t work you can actually use water tank liners. Tank liners are actually great even if you’re thinking about protecting a new tank. You’d have permanently stopped the water tank from leaking, effectively repairing an old tank and saving money you’d have used to purchase a new one. You can use polypropylene tanks liners in industries where there’s a huge problem of contamination and corrosion. It gives industrial old tanks a new lease…

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UPF featured in Fire Apparatus article on Fire Truck Bodies

UPF Gets Some Attention Read an interesting article on fire truck bodies in the March issue of Fire Apparatus! The article is: “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 UPF-designed bodies commonly appear on all sorts of trucks. These include 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…

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