Great Dane’s new refrigerated trailer plant in Statesboro, Ga. recently celebrated the completion of the facility’s first customer trailer produced to order in a commemoration ceremony with the trailer’s new owner, Rowland Transportation of Dade City, Fla. The first customer trailer is an Everest TL refrigerated trailer.
The Statesboro facility is dedicated to manufacturing Everest refrigerated trailers. It is currently operating with one production line, with a second line and second shift to start up later in the year. At full capacity, the new facility will produce more than 5,000 trailers annually, employing more than 400 workers.