August 3, 2021 Press release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/EMBARGO: July 19, 2021
Manac Joins General Dynamics Power Team in Bid to Modernize Canada’s Logistics Vehicle Fleet
Saint-Georges, Quebec – July 19, 2021. Manac Inc. (“Manac”), Canada’s largest and most diverse trailer manufacturer, is excited to announce that they have been selected by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada to design and build the light capability trailer and the heavy equipment transporter in the General Dynamics team bid for Canada’s Logistics Vehicle Modernization (LVM) program. Manac has five manufacturing plants, one in Oran, Missouri, another one in British Columbia, and three in the province of Quebec.
A program of this magnitude requires an organization and partners with the depth and experience to manage the technical scope and complexity. The LVM light capability trailers will be designed and produced at Manac’s main plant and head office in Saint-Georges, Quebec. The design and production of the heavy equipment transporters will be performed by a Manac-partner organization.
“We are very excited about this partnership and truly feel we have a winning combination to support General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada in their bid for Canada’s Logistics Vehicle Modernization (LVM) project,” says Tom Ramsden, Vice-President Sales & Marketing for Manac. “We are bringing the best trailer minds and capabilities together, utilizing the expertise and diversity of each to maximize the potential for success in this very exciting opportunity.”
Manac, a privately owned Canadian company, was founded in 1966 by Marcel Dutil in Saint-Georges, Quebec, and is currently being led by his son, Charles Dutil, who is the long time President and CEO of the company.
For more information about the General Dynamics Logistics Vehicle Modernization Team, please see:
- Canadian Defence Review: LVM Update The Power Team: http://www.canadiandefencereview.com/featured_content?blog/225
- Link to LVM Team website: https://lvmteamgd.com
About Manac Inc.:
Manac is the largest manufacturer of trailers in Canada and a leader in the manufacturing of specialty trailers in North America. Manac offers a wide range of vans, flatbeds and specialty trailers such as dumps, low beds, grain hoppers, chassis, chip and logging trailers, all of which are sold in Canada and the United States namely under the recognized brands Manac®, CPS®, Peerless®, Darkwing®, UltraPlate®, UltravanTM, Liddell® Canada, Cobra® and AlutrecTM. Manac services the heavy-duty trailer industry for the highway transportation, construction, energy, mining, forestry and agricultural sectors and manufactures its trailers in facilities located in Saint-Georges, Laurier-Station and Val-des-Sources (Quebec), Penticton (British Columbia) as well as Oran (Missouri, USA).