AMERICAN TOWMAN EXPOSITION
World’s Largest Tow Show 800 Rescue 911
Nationwide “vanity” number that gives small and
medium sized businesses that big brand image to
help increase company’s profits.
AAA provides for prompt, reliable service to nearly
52 million members and commercial customers.
A leader in lockout tools, serving the car opening
industry with pride since 1986.
Alliance of Automotive Serv. Providers of PA
The largest auto aftermarket repair association in Pa.,
serving mechanical, collision & towing businesses.
The leading manufacturer optimized to deliver auto-
matic transmissions for the best combination of per-
formance, reliability, durability, fuel efficiency and dri-
veline protection for the specific vocation/duty cycle.
Allstate Roadside Services
Join one of the industry’s largest volume dispatch
networks equipped with easy fast payment technology.
Manufacturer of the safest, easiest towing system
for motorcycles that will load at ground level.
American Express Open
Small business financial products.
American Towman Magazine
Towing’s premier publication now in its 35th year.
American Towman Standards Authority
Rates towing operations for professional standards.
Your one-stop shopping for all your towing printing
needs. Specializing in the towing industry for 15 years.
Financial services designed to assist tow owners in
the purchases of their tow vehicles.
Asurion Roadside Assistance
Since 1994, North America’s largest provider of
wireless-based roadside assistance.
Atlantic Emergency Solutions
A full-line Jerr-Dan distributor of light, medium and
heavy-duty tow truck vehicles in Manassas, Virginia.
An LED light with a factory fit that is brighter & safer.
Auto Data Direct
Provider of vehicle title searches, certified liens,
processes claims on lien letters for the professional
tow operator, VIN decoding, and Enhanced Vehicle
The largest national warehouse distributor of more
than 4,000 parts and accessories to the tow busi-
November 17 - 20, 2011
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2011 EXHIBIT ROSTER
An alphabetical listing of Exhibitors (as of September 4th)
B/A Products Co. Creditors Specialty Service Federal Signal
Manufacturer of chain, web, wire rope and A professional collection agency that proudly Leading manufacturer of emergency amber
accessories for the towing and auto transport serves the towing industry. light bars for the towing industry.
Cross Country Automotive Services Flash Equipment
Bad Dog Tools Largest and leading provider of integrated vehicle Offering a complete line of LED lights including
Offers a wide range of carbide-based tools for and driver programs in North America, provides light bars, mini-light bars, beacons, and traffic
drilling and cutting. roadside assistance, VIMS, motor clubs, telemat- arrows, vehicle work and scene lights, back up
ics, technology services, marketing services. camera and obstacle detection systems.
An innovative company delivering new and Crouch’s Wrecker & Equipment Sales FleetNet America
exciting tow accessories to the towing industry. Since 1989, offers sales and support of Miller A third-party vendor management company
Industries tow trucks and tow accessories that coordinates emergency roadside service
Beacon Funding Corp. including Century, Challenger, Vulcan, Eagle, and maintenance management service and
For over 20 years, Beacon has provided truck Holmes, Champion, and SP 8000. Locations in offers Select Towing & Recovery Program
financing solutions to new and established Tennessee and Florida. addressing non-consensual towing and incident
businesses throughout the U.S. management.
Custer Products Limited
Beacon Software High-quality safety lighting. LEDs and mounting Flitz International
Developer of dispatch, management systems brackets. Manufacturer and distributor of premium pol-
integrated with the internet including, digital ishes, waxes, buffers, specialty kits, cleaners
dispatch, internet paging, internet vehicle loca- Dangelo and microfiber cloths.
tion, internet mapping, job tracking, job sched- Custom-built heavy duty wrecker manufacturer.
uling and employee efficiency reporting. Ford Commercial Truck
Dew-Eze Manufacturing Leading manufacturer of light and medium duty
Blades Tow Right The preferred provider of clutch pump kits to trucks featuring the Super Duty, and F-350,
Manufacturer of corded and 2.4GHz wireless the tow truck industry. 450, 550, 650 and 750 cab and chassis models
tow lights, including wide load, light duty and for all applications.
flashers. DG Towing Equipment
Authorized distributor of Dynamic Towing Free State Nam Knights
Car-Part.com Equipment; seller of tow parts, accessories and Non-profit organization benefiting veterans.
A Kentucky-based used auto parts marketplace. safety lights.
Century, see Miller Industries DP Winch/TWG Invents and manufactures convenient tools and
Supplier of hydraulic winches, gearing and systems needed to service and maintain tires
electronic solutions for the towing and recovery and wheel assemblies.
Chester Point Programs industry.
Exclusive insurance programs for the towing GEICO
and automotive aftermarket industries. Dual-Tech Motor club and provider service program.
Manufacturer of Dual-Tech carriers, dual-line
Chevron, see Miller Industries side pullers, self loaders, wreckers and OEM GM Commercial Fleet
Nomar parts. Offers wide range of Chevrolet and GMC light
and medium duty pickup trucks and chassis.
Clean Planet Dynamic Towing Equipment and Mfg.
HazMat cleanup supplies for accidents. Offers a full line of self-loading wreckers and Gulf Atlantic Supply
carriers with three-year warranty. Supplier of safety wear apparel: reflective
Code 3 shirts, vests, jackets, outer wear and more.
A leading emergency lights manufacturer with East Penn Carrier and Wrecker Sales
an array of amber light products for the towing Distributors and manufacturers of quality cus- H.K. Carr & Assoc.
industry. tom-built and designed towing equipment and Emergency response training & consulting.
Commercial Safety Services Hale Trailer Brake & Wheel
Distributor of emergency safety lights. Excel Sportswear Dealer of trailers from Talbert, Landoll, XL
Specializing in silk screen printing of t-shirts Specialized, and Trail King.
Condor Products and sweatshirts as well as a variety of outer-
Manufacturer of tow accessories for motorcycle wear clothing. Happy Feet by Life-Time Ventures
towing and hauling. Fluid-filled insoles for shoes and boots.
Convoy Technologies Specializing in toy trucks and tow trucks for all Harrison Hydragen
A leading supplier of dependable and high- ages since 2004. Leading manufacturer of hydraulic generators
quality vehicle surveillance systems for the fleet with over 40 years of experience.
Leader in Digital Surveillance solutions intro- Hella, Inc.
Copart Auto Auctions duces its new Standalone DVR featuring 2-way Developer and manufacturer of lighting and
Sells more than one million vehicles each year audio, multi-site remote live-monitoring/play- electronic components and systems for the
through VB2, its patented two-stage internet back,and up to two Terabytes of storage. Easy automotive industry.
sales technology. to use remote control based Graphical
Interface. online registration @ atexposition.com
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*Highlights includes Exhibitors who submitted material by print deadline. HiVisPriceSaver.com
Lowest-priced online distributor of high-visibility
AAA apparel. ANSI-107 jackets, vests, shirts, gloves
Real Savings for the Real World and rainwear.
AAA affiliates enjoy exclusive savings & benefits to help lower operating costs and increase profits.
Hino Motor Sales USA
Leading truck builder of medium duty diesel and
hybrid conventional trucks.
One-Hand Jack Set Holmes, see Miller Industries
The best selling one-hand jack set will open IGTC
most vehicles quickly, safely and effectively. Provider of truck and commercial insurance for
the tow businessman.
Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of PA A promotional product and creative communica-
Association Membership and Benefits tion solutions company providing ideas that make
Membership in a trade association supporting the needs of towing and auto aftermarket repair shops. you shine.
In The Ditch Towing Products
Allstate Roadside Services The worlds leading manufacturer of dollies &
equipment to make towing operators jobs easier.
Join one of the industry’s largest volume dispatch
networks equipped with easy fast payment technology. Insight USA
Insight USA’s StreetEagle GPS Tracking provides
real-time management oversight to companies
with a mobile workforce.
American Express Open
Small Business Financial Products. I. A. A. Remarketing Division
IAA will sell towed and abandoned vehicles at our
AmeriDeck auctions, freeing space on your lot and earning
Loads two full-dressed motorcycles you extra revenue.
or a trike from ground level.
Integrated Vehicle Equipment Leasing
Financing programs for tow truck purchases.
Atlantic Energency Solutions
Jerr-Dan HDL 1000/530 Int’l Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame
The Jerr-Dan HDL 1000/530 50-ton independent wrecker features SRS recovery system and Museum
Only tow truck museum in the world, Hall of
conch boom and deck winch. Fame and Wall of the Fallen.
Intek Truck & Equipment Leasing
B/A Products Co. Offers financial services for truck purchases &
Towing and Transport Parts and Accessories leasing.
Complete line of towing and auto transport parts and accessories. Jerr-Dan
For more than 30 years, Jerr-Dan has been the
world’s largest single-nameplate manufacturer of
quality towing and recovery vehicles.
Bailey’s Towing Accessories Junkyard Dog Industries/ESI Equip.
Scotch and Snatch Manufacturer and distributor of vehicle stabiliza-
Compact chainless scotch block and wheel chock system tion and management systems.
for improvingstability during recoveries. USA Made. JunkMyCar.com
Make offers on cars to sellers nationwide. Use
the cars for scrap, parts or resale.
Beacon Funding Corp. Kalyn Siebert
Get Credit Approved Manufactures sliding-axle trailers specifically
Stop by and we can provide you with a real-time designed for th towing industry.
payment estimate and/or credit approval.
Chester Point Programs Keyless vehicle entry products.
Chester Point Insurance Program
An insurance program developed to provide protection for the exposures faced by today's towers. A vertically integrated and diverse organization
offering specialized machinery.
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Lift And Tow
Quick and accurate retractable towing sys-
Convoy Technologies tems including the Z-Series, 5 Series and 3
JPP4X Extreme Monitor Series models.
Quad display with DVR, motion-detection surveillance, Lodar
10-G shock rating and a five-year warranty. Hand-held remote control devices for tow
Custer Products Limited Dew-Eze Manufacturing Lynch Chicago
10-watt LED Strobe Light Clutch Pump Kits Miller Industries distributor. Service and parts
on all makes and models of tow trucks.
LED, HID and halogen lighting DC. Industry-leading clutch pump kits
for current-year model trucks. Martens Johnson Insurance Agency
For more than 25 years our agency has
Dual-Tech offered a full range of commercial insurance
Dual-Winch Side Puller solutions.
Side puller features dual-remote winches Matheny Motors
and hydraulic stiff legs. Optional air release. Full line Miller Industries distributor: Ohio,
West Virginia, No. Virginia. Parts, service and
experienced sales staff.
Dynamic Towing Equipment and Manufacturing Matjack International Wreckers
Dynamic T180 Rotator Complete line of inflatable cushions and air
bags for all types of recovery scenarios.
Car carrier with wheel lift; rotates 180 degrees to
recover in all environments and situations. MFR Express
Distributor of hooks, chains & tow accessories.
Extreme Toys Miller Industries Towing Equipment
Kenworth T660 Car Carrier See the latest in towing and recovery equip-
Brand new and super cool, this SpecCast ment from the world leader, from light-duty to
1/64-scale car carrier is a must-have. the latest in rotators from Century, Vulcan,
Chevron and Holmes.
Minute Man Manufacturing
Flitz International The original Slide-In wheel lift company and
Heavy-Duty Truck Polishing Kit home of the new Minute Man XD.
Clean and shine your truck with Flitz’s amazing
buff ball, polish paste and wax protectant. Muncie Power Products
Manufacturer of Power Take-Offs and
hydraulic system components including
pumps, valves and reservoirs.
Gulf Atlantic Supply National Automobile Club
Offers Emergency Roadside Assistance
Short and long sleeve, through a nationwide network of contractors.
reflective safety-wear shirts.
National Fleet Products
Plastic fenders for trucks and trailers.
Happy Feet National Insurance Brokerage of NY
Happy Feet fluid-filled insoles massage, Insuring customers in the towing industry for
cushion and absorb impact. They are machine over 20 years.
washable and guaranteed for one year.
National Motor Club
Nationwide auto and RV motor club services.
Class 3 Insulated Bomber Jacket/Convertible Vest Nation Safe Drivers (NSD)
Founded in 1962. A motor club with a fresh
ANSI-107-2004 Class 3 insulated jacket with removable new attitude.
sleeves, 100-percent waterproof, 3M Scotchlite reflective
tape for $39.95. Navistar/International Trucks
From the medium duty Terra Star to the heavy
duty Lone Star, a complete product offering of
medium to heavy duty cab and chassis.
Make your company shine with this ballpoint Designs & manufactures wireless remote con-
pen/light with chrome trim and side-action light. trols for most mobile hydraulics & industrial
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Insight USA NGV America
StreetEagle GPS Tracking with Garmin Integration National association of the natural gas-powered
Provides real-time GPS tracking, route dispatching, customized two-way messaging, driver vehicle industry providing fleet operators techni-
cal, analytical and implementation expertise.
status updates and vehicle navigation.
Insurance Auto Auctions Manufacturers of heavy recovery equipment, the
Save Space, Get Money Fast Slider System, Slider rotators and car carriers.
We sell towed and abandoned vehicles
Olson and Company
at over 160 IAA auction locations. Axle caps, axle covers for all types of trucks.
PDSI (Professional Dispatch Services)
In The Ditch Towing Products Dispatch services for professional tow operators.
Traveling Speed Chock
Helps prevent vehicles from rolling off Embroidered jackets, digitally printed T-shirts,
the carrier if the winch breaks. sweat shirts and dress shirts.
Pep Express Parts
Quality name-brand parts, tires and equipment;
Jerr-Dan financing available to those who qualify.
Booth will feature light, medium, and heavy
duty wreckers and carriers. Permco Hydraulics
Hyraulic pumps for the towing systems.
JunkMyCar.com Phoenix USA
Offers a fast and easy way to get Chrome accessories, wheel simulators, billet
an instant offer for a car. grilles, lights, and tool boxes from the leader in
Junkyard Dog Industries/ESI quality towing accessories.
Equipment Vehicle stabilization and lifting products.
Kalyn Siebert Photo Card Specialists
Sliding-Axle Trailers Producers of promotional products from your
Sliding-Axle Trailers specifically designed for the towing industry. photographs, business cards, calendars, greeting
cards, clocks, postcards, etc.
Landoll Corp. Pierce Sales
855 and 455, 55-ton Trailers Official U.S. distributor of Lodar wireless
No. 855: detach trailer for heavy equipment; loading remotes. Also specializes in winches, acces-
height is 19.5”. No. 455 traveling-axle trailer has a sories and truck conversion.
centralized grease system. Pillow Protection
No more damage to undercarriage while towing.
Lodar Pan Pillow an inflatable bladder attaching to the
Two-Function Wireless System and Actuator wheel lift creating a durable, yet flexible barrier
Wirelessly activate your hand levers using this integrated kit. between the wheel lift and undercarriage of the
Miller Industries Towing Equipment Power Arc
Vulcan Intruder II Complete line of safety lights.
The Vulcan Intruder II features improved visibility, a new hose- Powerhouse Industries
tracking system and a new patent-pending crossbar design for The leading East coast innovator in truck, bus
easier hookups. and plant jumpstarters for the past 20 years.
Minute Man Manufacturing Provides stainless steel wheel simulators and
Minute Man XD Slide-In Wheel Lift LED lights and hub covers.
The Minute Man XD offers all you know and love about the Pro-Vision Video Systems
HDH, now with more reach, durability and maintenance. Rear view and DVR-recorded camera systems.
Progressive Commercial Insurance
Towing insurance programs for the tow business
Muncie Power Products
PTO for Ford automatic transmission Purpose Wrecker Sales
Muncie’s No. FR66 PTO offers maximum power, easiest Distributor for Miller Industries equipment.
installation and quieter operation for Ford’s Super Duty. Specializing in heavy-duty, new-used (“NUsed”)
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Quest Towing Services
Nation Safe Drivers (NSD) Emergency Roadside Services (ERS) programs
Motor Club for contract towers.
Explore territory opportunities. Sign up to become a service provider or meet your field manager. RAM Trucks/Chrysler Fleet Operations
Committed to serving your fleet and becoming
National Fleet Products your ideal business solution. Manufacturer of
Plastic Fenders the RAM 3500, RAM 4500, and RAM 5500
Plastic fenders for rollback truck beds. medium-duty truck chassis.
Ram Trucks / Fleet Dodge & Pritchard
National Insurance Brokerage of NY
Insurance for Towing Industry Dodge
Dealers of RAM 3500, RAM 4500, and RAM
Commercial and general liability, on-hook, worker's compensation, transporter/dealer plates & more. 5500 medium-duty truck chassis.
Navistar International Ramsey Winch manufactures a broad line of
International WorkStar planetary- & worm-gear industrial winches.
See the International WorkStar equipped
with a 20,000 lb. industrial carrier that lets Ranger SST
Integrated dispatching, GPS tracking/mapping,
you work harder, smarter and more efficiently. two-way mobile messaging, impound lot man-
agement and link to QuickBooks.
Composite Sliding Rotator RC Industries
The 4050 CSR from NRC is a good choice for customers Complete line of durable tool boxes for tow
who want a sliding rotator with good looks and proven
high-performance record. Recovery Billing Unlimited
Program on how the professional tower can
Penny Pockets maximize and streamline filing of accident
Embroidered Jackets with Your Truck reports with insurance companies for quick &
easy receipt of receivables.
Embroidered jackets, digitally printed T-shirts,
sweat shirts and dress shirts. Recovery Specialist Insurance Group
Tow truck insurance programs.
Threaded Twist Locks Road America – A Mapfre Co.
24/7 emergency roadside assistance, accident
Pierce twist lock plunger pins and secondary towing. Fast online billing and
Pep Express Parts
Battery and Battery Tester Program now come in a threaded version. direct deposit technology. Dispatch services and
motor club programs.
Show specials on batteries and test equipment.
RMP Powertrain Solutions
New and remanufactured truck engines, Allison
Purpose Wrecker Sales Prime Industries automatic transmissions, starters and alterna-
Purpose Wrecker “NUsed” LED lights tors and HD manual transmissions.
Used heavy-duty chassis with Our LED lights will make your truck
new Century heavy-duty wreckers. shine and be much more visible. Robert Young Wrecker Sales
Distributor of NRC tow trucks as well as a com-
plete line of towing accessories and parts.
Ranger SST ROI Protective Tapes
Visual Dispatch Safety tape products for towing and collisions.
Visual Dispatch integrates truck type location
and availablility. One more call per day, per truck Provides compartment access solutions: roll-up
doors, cargo trays/slides and LED lightbars.
1800 RESCUE 911 Manufacturer of warning lights, providing innov-
The most powerful, easy-to-remember ative solutions for the tow market.
toll-free number in America. Exclusive
Rush Towing Systems
territories, as low as $20 per month. Distributor of the complete line of Jerr-Dan tow
trucks including carriers and wreckers.
Road America – A Mapfre Co. Safetyline
Interstate Battery Systems of America Domestic, off-shore, custom, heavy-duty Hi-Vis
Interstate Battery national account program offering mobile safety outerwear.
battery services to customers while maximizing provider profit.
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Digital mobile video surveillance and rear camera
R-O-M Corp. video solutions to protect both driver & fleet.
R-O-M Roll-Up Doors allow you to work Serv. Station Computer Systems (SSCS)
safely, are easy to operate and proven tough. An integrated management system including
Signal Vehicle Products/Star Headlight
Rontan Signals A wide range of light products including strobes,
Attack Lightbar Safetyline warning lights, Star Headlights.
Rontan Signals’ new Attack Lightbar Back by popular demand,
provides a new look with “Wide E” technology. we are bringing the 645 Series Slick Top Solutions
Distributor of complete line of emergency light
of jacket back into production. products from Code 3, Whelen, and PowerArc.
Safety Vision Manufacturer of its emergency warning lights.
Route Recorder 4CSDSS
Rugged, compact, solid-state four-camera MDVR with GPS, Finance programs for AAA contractors & Miller
speed tracking and recording, and wireless download capabilities. Industries equip.,merchant card processing offers.
SSCS Absorbent for roadway spills.
A call-taking dispatching system with storage lot management complete bookkeeping Starlight Lighting Equipment
system that provides A/R, commissions, vehicle history and inventory control. Committed to the latest technology, research and
innovation. Focus on product excellence and cus-
Starlight Lighting Equipment Steck Manufacturing Co.
WiFi Wireless Tow Lights
Unlock cars in seconds without damaging car
State-of-the-art WiFi technology, eye-catching doors with Steck’s BigEasy Lockout Kits.
and extremely user-friendly. All new.
Heavy-duty vehicle lifts, including wireless mobile
lifts, platform lifts, parallelogram lifts, in-ground
Steck Manufacturing Co. lifts and two-post lifts.
4th Wheel Loader Super Springs Int’l
Safely load and secure a vehicle with Overload suspension springs.
broken ball joints on a rollback wrecker.
Complete line of winches.
Talbert Manufacturing Talbert Manufacturing
Sliding Axle Series Manufactures a wide variety of heavy haul trail-
Talbert manufactures 35- to 50-ton, 48’ to 53’ ers and specialized transportation equipment to
meet customer specifications.
two- and three-axle traveling-axle trailers
that are engineered for the towing industry. TCF Equipment Finance
General equipment finance company and a sub-
sidiary of TCF National Bank; provides a range of
Time-Out Seated Massage Corner financing options for the tow truck industry.
Three locations throughout the exhibit hall. Manufacturer and distributor of tire repair and
wheel service products.
TIS / Transportation Info Systems Nationwide network offering GPS tracking.
Management software and GPS tracking. The Insurance Professionals
Commercial tow truck insurance programs.
towPartners The Johnston Insurance Group
sureFleet Maintenance Software Tow truck insurance.
sureFleet provides tracking of all your fleetmaintenance, fueling, work orders,
reporting and more.
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towXchange Seated massage covers back, shoulders and
TOPS Towing Management Software neck with some attention to hands and feet.
Call tracking, dispatch, inventory, lien, auction, tow tickets, billing and reporting; TIS / Transportation Info Systems
18 million and counting. Management software and GPS tracking.
Trail-Eze Trailers TNT Insurance Agency
TE80DGBUS Tow truck insurance programs.
With a 22” deck height, the TE80DGBUS is manufactured TomTom Work
to haul buses, coaches and construction equipment. Nationally distributed GPS products.
Tow Dawg Software
Transfer Flow Tow management software including dispatch
50-gallon Refueling Tank by text, lot/lien mgt., accounts receivable &
Transfer Flow’s 50-gallon refueling tank is DOT-legal for
gasoline and comes with refueling pump, hose and nozzle. Towing.com
Internet advertising for tow companies. Lists
more than 10 sites including Towing.com &
Traxxis GPS Solutions
TomTom Business Solutions Towlot.com
GPS tracking, dispatching and navigation system, integrated with Beacon Lightining round, on line auction sight for towers.
Software and endorsed by Cross-Country Automotive Services.
Offers cost savings & benefit programs includ-
Trinity Transportation Services ing Aramark, Sprint, insurance, towSearch &
Insurance Packages more.
Insurance agency offering total packages for the tower and professional recovery specialist.
Offering the best that technology has to offer to
ensure the next tow is safer and easier with
Truck Country Freightliner the strongest splices and safest rope on the
Freightliner Coronado Severe Duty market.
Powered by a Detroit Diesel engine and has the Jerr-Dan 35-ton wrecker body.
towXchange offers the TOPS towing manage-
Trucker’s Guide ment software serving towers and the cus-
Truckersguide.net tomers they serve.
This website contains information on truck repairs, mobile services, towers and tire
services in Canada and Northern U.S.A Towing and Recovery Association of America
National Association for the towing industry
UD Trucks North America T.R.P.M. Towing & Recovery Prof. of Md
State Association of Maryland.
The UD2300LP, by UD Trucks, represents the Ultimate Tracker Management Systems
in Dependability for tow operators across the nation. Computer & management systems for the
professional tow operator.
Whelen Manufacturer of custom-built equipment-hauling
Justice Towman’s Series Super-LED Lightbar trailers since 1963. “Built to work like you do.”
The Justice Towman’s Series Super-LED Lightbar provides powerful warning light and Transfer Flow
years of reliable service. Manufactures aftermarket and OEM fuel tank
systems for the automatic industry.
With a click of a mouse, we arrange for trans-
portation of a company’s off-lease assets from
Wireless Matrix the client’s yard to location of choice by nego-
FleetOutlook tiating on a company’s behalf with profession-
al towers nationwide.
Fleet mapping and tracking, vehicle
bread crumb, two-way communica- Traxxis GPS Solutions
Specializing in providing businesses with wire-
tions and alerts, all in one system. less vehicle location, tracking & fleet manage-
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Travis Barlow Insurance
Network With Experts
Offering tow business owners an array of com-
mercial insurance programs.
Trinity Transportation Services
Insurance agency offering total packages for the
tower and professional recovery specialist.
Truck Country Freightliner
Freightliner new truck dealer and Jerr-Dan dis-
A service guide and website for carriers, dis-
patchers & drivers of Canada & Northern U.S.A.
UD Trucks North America
UDNA is the distributor of medium-duty diesel
truck chassis manufactured by UD Trucks in
AT Expo gives you the opportunities to network with industry experts
United States Auto Club, Motoring Div. at the many special events and show floor exhibits. Miller Rocks, above
Emergency roadside service provider to heavy- What makes AT Expo the network- product specialists and engineers
duty trucks, automobiles and motorcycles. ing event of the year has a lot to at every exhibit. By investing your
do with the quality of the people time on the show floor Saturday
attending. Start with towing pro- and Sunday you’ll not only get a
GPS management system partnering with
towXchange. fessionals who come from all 50 profound understanding of how
states to attend, and 20 nations. things work, the integrity of the
Virgo Fleet Supply You’ll find a depth of experience products and services offered, but
Supplier of chrome accessories, lighting and tow in all aspects of the business, from you’ll discover new potential
equipment. dealing with the police to towing allies for your towing business;
for motor clubs; from light duty to people, products, and systems
Vulcan, see Miller Industries heavy duty recovery to equip- that can make your business hum
ment transport. The Exposition is and be profitable. Each year fea-
Warn Industries offering seminars and exhibits tures new exhibitors and perenni-
A leading manufacturer of planetary & worm dealing with revenue opportuni- al exhibitors introducing new
winches. ties; accident cleanup, online auc- products and services.
tions, damaged vehicle documen-
West End Service
A complete line distributor of Miller Industries’ tation, and more; you’ll be able to The Exposition is fast paced and
Century, Vulcan, Challenger, Holmes and Chevron speak not only with the people power packed with products and
tow trucks. behind these opportunities, but ideas. It also provides the oppor-
with the tow business owners tunities to talk turkey in a relaxed
Whelen Engineering themselves who know about atmosphere, whether on the show
Manufacturer of warning light systems; technolo- them firsthand. floor, during hospitalities and
gies include halogen, strobe, LED and Super-LED. special events, in the pubs inside
The expertise among the the many AT Expo hotels or where
Wil•Burt Company exhibitors on the show floor is towing professionals congregate
Manufacturer of telescoping towermasts for
what makes the “Main Event” the about the Harbor.
emergency lighting systems.
great resource it is. You will talk to
Provides GPS fleet tracking that improves pro-
ductivity and reduces operating costs for tow
Distributor of a complete line of Jerr-Dan tow
trucks, towing parts and accessories, and GPS
Leading independently-owned towing safety
training organization in the US and Canada.
Zip’s Truck Equipment
Leading distributor of Miller Industries towing
equipment, including Century, Vulcan, Holmes
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Special Event Sponsors Recovery Field
Day at AT Expo
CAPTAINS OF BULL & PIG ROAST FESTIVAL NIGHT Never before has the Exposition had
INDUSTRY “Miller Rocks!” so much to offer recovery specialists.
From recovery procedures to collec-
tion of recovery bills (AT Academy) to
critiques of award winning recoveries
(DC Recovery Conference), to light and
heavy duty recovery equipment on
the show floor, American Towman has
AMERICAN WRECKER PAGEANT AT EXPO FOOD COURT THE ORDER OF TOWMAN tapped the expertise of Tom Luciano,
“Jerr-Dan Diner” WreckMaster core instructors, trainer
Terry Abejuela, Recovery Billing
Unlimited Bob Foquette and others to
add to your knowledge bank.
DONNIE AWARDS Bob Fouquette’s seminar on Getting
Your Recovery Bills Paid is back from
last year by popular demand. Bob and
his son Eric have created a system to
handle insurance companies in an
effective manner. His seminar will
also show you how to itemize your bill
INFORMATION BOOTH SHOW BAGS REGISTRATION COUNTER at the full value of the work done.
The DC Recovery Conference and
Luncheon features critiques of the
winning recoveries of the Donnie
ACE AWARDS Cruse Memorial Recovery Awards.
Besides rubbing shoulders with other
die-hard recovery engineers, you
profit from these lessons in light,
medium and heavy duty recovery.
One powerhouse event!
You’ll find these recovery trainers
both in the classroom and on the show
floor. Luciano at the Miller Industries
EXPO INFO CARD
exhibit, all the core instructors at the
WreckMaster booth, Bob Foquette at
the Recovery Billing Unlimited booth.
Terry Abejuela at various booths and
functions on the show floor. John
Sweezy Jr. (Air Cushion Recovery) at
the Matjack booth. Stephen Martin,
who conducts a seminar on the
Towman/Rescuer relationship, can be
LANYARDS LEGENDARY HOSPITALITY found at the ESI Equipment/JunkYard
Dog Industries booth.
The show floor will be chock full of
towing and recovery expertise with
these men and the equipment special-
ists in the wrecker and carrier booths.
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