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East Manufacturing Taps Bill Wallace as Platform Product Manager

November 30, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, News

East Manufacturing Corp. has named Bill Wallace as platform product manager in addition to his current position as Northeast Regional sales manager. In his new role, Wallace will oversee all flatbed and drop deck trailer sales.

“After 32 years with East, Bill focuses on growing our platform customer base,” said Charlie Wells, vice president of sales and marketing. “Bill’s platform expertise will be an asset to our customers for not only our future growth but our customers’ growth as well.”

Wallace will be working throughout North America to develop and grow the East platform business. In addition, he will be responsible for product development and quality assurance.

Prior to operating the Northeast region, Wallace was formerly platform product manager. In this former position at East, Wallace successfully contributed to East corporate growth through fleet sales and developing the East dealer network. With 44 years in the trailer industry, Wallace began his career in 1972 at Ravens where he was responsible for inside sales.

East Manufacturing Corp. is a leading manufacturer of a full line of aluminum platform, dump and refuse trailers, and steel dump trailers and dump bodies, for the commercial vehicle, construction, agricultural and refuse markets. Headquartered in Randolph, Ohio, East has provided innovative standard and custom trailer products that deliver superior performance, strength and flexibility for nearly 50 years to individuals and fleets through its network of more than 70 trailer dealer locations.