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Razorback at the 2016 Work Truck Show Booth 3011 at the 2016 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, IN boasts this good looking truck! The Razorback® featured at the show is a 8ft standard service body configuration. UPF offers the Razorback® Composite Service Bodies exclusively to Stahl Truck Bodies. Custom designed for medium-to-heavy-duty chassis, these bodies never rust or corrode. The lightweight material even allows for increased payload! This durable and quiet body perfectly keeps your equipment and inventory safe and dry. Offering the outstanding appearance that only a handcrafted body can provide, the Razorback® Composite Service Body lasts for life! Its lightweight material…Blog on .
Auto House Towing Gets a New PolyBody Located in Galva, Kansas, Auto House Towing recently received delivery of their new truck body from united Plastic Fabricating. Their newest addition- the PolyGen 138 CA PolyBody- serves as a great upgrade for them! On top of their light weight, our PolyBodies provide increased strength and durability. The PG 138 includes roll up doors and increased storage as well! This tow body, with single axle design, makes a compact and efficient solution. Like many other PolyBodies, this PG 138 will replace a rusted truck body, with its PolyGen material defying further rust! Learn…Blog on .
A Brand New Custom Plastic Body Bethel Truck Service, Inc. recently ordered a Poly-Gen™ 156 PolyBody. Located in Bethel, Pennsylvania, Bethel Truck Service will continue to serve their customers faithfully with this new tow truck body! This brand new custom plastic body will replace their old and rusted truck body. It also upgrades their truck, with its plastic material making it lightweight and easier to maneuver! Furthermore, the PolyBody offers an increase in durability and strength over traditional metal bodies. Soon their rusted body will be looking brand new again! Join shops like Bethel Truck Service and many others and…Blog on .
Bennett’s Garage and Towing get their new PolyGen Body Bennett’s Garage owns this thirty ton NRC wrecker mounted on a Peterbilt chassis. Seeing the advanced amount of rust and corrosion building up on the truck body, Bennett’s realized they needed an upgrade. United Plastic, with our PG-156 PolyBody®, provided the solution! Offering a combination of lightweight material with increased strength, the PolyGen Body quickly won them over. Add in the rust-resilient nature of our PolyGen material, and you have a perfect recipe for a tow body! “I wanted to replace this tow body for some time and when UPF came…Blog on .
500 Gallon PolyTank in Spencer’s new Delivery Spencer Manufacturing, Inc. delivered a Grass Rig to their customer, which included a UPF Integrator™. The Integrator™ is a 500 gallon PolyTank, with an additional 5 gallon internal foam cell. This new rig, delivered to Cherry Grove Township, MI, includes all of UPF’s standard improvements. Like all United Plastic products, the Integrator™ reduces weight while increasing strength and durability. The Integrator™ combines the UPF PolyBody® and Poly-Tank® (both made of high-impact polypropylene) that resists dents and dings. As a result of this combined material, the Integrator™ repels rust as well! If you want…Blog on .
Three New Elliptical Tanks for Butte County Danko Emergency Equipment delivered three side-mount PTO elliptical tankers to Butte County Fire Department, Oroville, CA. Danko has a long history as a trusted name going back to 1974, and work out of Snyder, NE. These tankers each have a 3000 gallon UPF Ellip-T™ elliptical tank. With this purchase, Butte county receives a large boost to their fleet. These elliptical tanks carry the benefits of all UPF PolyGen tanks. Much like our tow bodies and other custom-built water tanks, these elliptical units never rust! They also include the increased durability and resilience…Blog, Recent Deliveries on .
Meet the PolyGen Team at United Plastic The Poly-Gen™ name- although new to the tow industry- has no lack of experience. United Plastic has over 20 years of product design and patents for polypropylene bodies and other products. We have experience with working with some of the largest OEMS in the towing industry which include: Miller, Jerr-Dan, Dynamic, Weldbuilt, & Dewalt Mfg. Our team of Pat Cahill, Stan Wojnowski and Danny McLean have the skills and experience to guarantee you quality work. Sales: Pat Cahill, UPF Director of Sales and Business Development. Pat started working for UPF full-time in July…Blog, News on .
Westar Energy Receives AFT Foam Trailers This AFT-500 fire attack trailer holds 500 gallons in addition to the attached storage compartments. One of several sold to Westar Energy by Weis Fire and Safety Equipment, it boasts two pre-connected handlines. These 1.75″ handlines share the space with pre-connected 350 GPM master stream device, as well as a pre-piped 500 GPM stream monitor. Additionally, these AFT foam trailers house an LDH hose bed and a 50 GPM transfer pump. The trailers, designed to protect large-scale Class A and B hazards, also come available as mutual aid assets. Check out United Plastic’s Foam…Blog on .
Dugway Fire Emergency Services’ New 1000 Gallon Foam Trailer The new trailer, designed to support rapid onsite servicing of ARFF vehicles, holds 1000 gallons at a time. The FT/LDH-1000 foam also comes equipped with a 100 GPM transfer pump, two transfer line crosslay hose beds, and a large LDH hosebed/cargo area. As always. United Plastic Fabricating’s innovative Poly-Gen material means our tanks handle water and foam well. Their resilience to rust means they keep on going, keeping all your resupply needs met! Our material proves itself superior to steel, and our tanks provide better strength and durability over the long…Blog on .
Repairing a PolyGen Wrecker Body Mike Hill of Glenn’s Wrecker Service in Tennessee bought a Jerr-Dan 16 Ton Wrecker at a New Jersey auction. The truck had a PolyGen™ body and a damaged left side from an accident which needed repair. After contacting the manufacturer, Mike planned on just buying a new body to replace the damaged one. After visiting the UPF booth at the AT Expo in Baltimore, however; he realized he could have the damaged body repaired instead. United Plastic’s ability to respond to damaged bodies and tanks comes from our comprehensive service on our water tanks. This…Blog on .