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Thomas Built Buses Adds TrailerCraft as New Dealer in Alaska

Contact:  Fred Ligouri – fred.ligouri@daimler.com  

High Point, N.C. – Oct. 24, 2019 – Thomas Built Buses has added TrailerCraft, Inc. to its dealer network as the new exclusive Thomas Built Buses dealer for the state of Alaska. TrailerCraft has been supporting customers in the Alaska area for the past 50 years, as a school bus dealer for the past 40 years and as a Freightliner dealer for the past 25 years. More recently, TrailerCraft added Western Star trucks to their portfolio of products. TrailerCraft currently has locations in Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska.

TrailerCraft offers customers world-class quality and unmatched expertise by providing districts quick and professional service in addition to the largest parts inventory for heavy- and light-duty commercial transportation in Alaska. With a state-of-the-art facility staffed with technicians certified in Allison, Cummins and Detroit equipment, TrailerCraft is also a one-stop shop for customers wishing to upfit their buses for the rugged Alaska terrain. 

“We love working in the school bus industry, and more than that, we’ve loved working within the Daimler Trucks North America family through our work with Freightliner and Western Star,” said Lee McKenzie, president of TrailerCraft. “We are excited to be all-in with Daimler Trucks North America through working with Thomas Built Buses.”

Caley Edgerly, president and CEO for Thomas Built Buses, said “TrailerCraft will be a strong addition to our dealer network. They are a top-notch organization with an excellent reputation for customer service. We’re excited about the new opportunities awaiting TrailerCraft and Thomas Built Buses in Alaska.”

To learn more or to find your local dealer, visit ThomasBuiltBuses.com.


About Thomas Built Buses

Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Learn more at ThomasBuiltBuses.com or at https://www.facebook.com/thomasbuiltbuses.  

Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.

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