Congratulations to the latest companies earning MVP status


Media Contact: 
Summer Marrs
Director of Communications & Public Relations

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (Jan. 11, 2018) — Because standards don’t raise themselves, NTEA’s Member Verification Program (MVP) acknowledges the companies leading the industry to excellence. Fleet managers, truck dealers and OEMs know truck equipment manufacturers and distributors with MVP status have implemented specific business and quality standards and comply with federal regulations.

New MVP members (as of Dec. 31, 2017)

  • Carco Industries Inc. (Tualatin, Oregon)
  • Ranger Design Inc. (Rochester, New York)
  • Reading Truck Equipment – Pontiac (Pontiac, Michigan)
  • Velvac Inc. (New Berlin, Wisconsin)


  • Adrian Steel of Maryland (Baltimore, Maryland)
  • Bucher Hydraulics Inc. (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
  • Dejana Truck & Utility Equipment Co. Inc. (Queensbury, New York)
  • Dejana Truck & Utility Equipment Co. Inc. (Schenectady, New York)
  • Diamond Coach (Oswego, Kansas)
  • Drake-Scruggs Equipment Inc. (Springfield, Illinois)
  • DuraClass (Tishomingo, Mississippi)
  • Eberhard Mfg. Co. (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • ElDorado National (Salina, Kansas)
  • Fisher Engineering (Rockland, Maine)
  • General Body Metroplex (Arlington, Texas)
  • Hendrickson (Hebron, Ohio)
  • Kaffenbarger Truck Equipment Co. (New Carlisle, Ohio)
  • Knapheide Truck Equipment Co.–JC (Jefferson City, Missouri)
  • Knapheide Truck Equipment (Griffin, Georgia)
  • Knapheide Truck Equipment-Southeast (Miami, Florida)
  • Kranz Automotive Body Co. (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Lancaster Truck Bodies (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
  • MGS Inc. dba Maxey Trailer Sales & Truck Fitting (Fort Collins, Colorado)
  • Meyer Products LLC (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • PALFINGER Liftgates LLC (Cerritos, California)
  • PB Loader Corp. (Fresno, California)
  • Swenson Spreader LLC (Lindenwood, Illinois)
  • Transfer Flow Inc. (Chico, California)
  • Venco Venturo Industries LLC (Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • Western Products (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
  • Zoresco Equipment Co.–Ohio (Oakwood Village, Ohio)

Current NTEA Distributor and Manufacturer members are encouraged to apply for MVP status at any time. There is no charge — NTEA underwrites the cost of MVP as part of an ongoing effort to enhance the core competencies of its members. Once qualified, companies receive MVP status for a three-year term. To renew, MVP members must again document compliance, ensuring their ongoing commitment to professionalism, industry knowledge and high performance.

Visit to learn more and apply, or contact NTEA’s Technical Services Department for personalized assistance (800-441-6832 or

Established in 1964, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry represents more than 1,950 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to the Association. NTEA provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show®. The Association maintains its administrative headquarters in suburban Detroit and government relations offices in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario.

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