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Ten years of service

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 9:50 am

Trailerman Trailers employee David Richards (left) was recently recognized for 10 years of service to the company. To celebrate the accomplishment, Richards was awarded a Trailerman 10-year anniversary jacket from Plant Manager Todd Peck (center) and a check from $750 from Shop Foreman Shane Calhoun (right). According to Trailerman Trailers officials, “Richards has been a superb employee and has shown exceptional devotion to his craft.”

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    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 9:55 am

    Charles Holland

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    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 1:12 pm

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    Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:27 am

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    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 3:23 pm

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