Thule Group

United Welding Service Introduces Two New Steel Truck Box Lines

Press Release   •   Nov 01, 2010 11:00 GMT

Seymour, CT— United Welding Services (UWS) is proud to introduce two new steel truck box lines for contractors and trades people looking for the increased strength and security benefits of a steel truck box. Available in ProGrade and standard, these truck boxes are available in many styles and sizes to fit most of the pickup trucks on the market.

UWS ProGrade Steel Truck Box Line

UWS ProGrade Truck Boxes are built extra tough to provide unmatched durability in transportation and storage. From the oil fields to the construction site – ProGrade truck boxes are up for any task! Backed by a lifetime warranty, UWS ProGrade boxes are built to withstand the most rugged, heavy-duty conditions. These boxes also offer time-saving solutions, such as our Quick-pullTM handle that provides easy, one-hand access to the inside of the box. Strong, convenient and guaranteed for life, UWS ProGrade Truck Boxes are built with the toughest of users in mind.

Key features:

  • One-piece, heavy-duty 14 gauge steel tub is designed to support extra heavy loads,
  • absorb tool drops and prevent leakage
  • Patented fully foamed lid creates a rigid wall between outer steel layers for added strength,
  • rigidity and solid, secure lid closure
  • Quick-pullTM handle for easier one-hand access and key lock protection
  • Rotary locking system with stainless steel housing for superior strength and security
  • Connecting rod enclosure helps prevent box contents from bending or jamming the
  • locking system
  • DuraCoatTM powdercoat helps resist abrasion and corrosion over time
  • Heavy-duty gas struts opens lid to a full 90° for easy loading and unloading of
  • tools and equipment
  • MicroSealTM weather stripping helps seal out moisture, dust and dirt
  • 2 built-in tool end tray holders make tools immediately accessible
  • 3-compartment sliding tray allows for convenient small item storage and retrieval
  • Crimp free/drill free install mounting slots and brackets for easy and quick mounting
  • Full-length piano hinge improves opening and closing and adds theft protection

UWS Steel Truck Box Line

UWS Steel Truck Boxes provide the toughness required for durable transport and storage at a great value. UWS Steel Truck Boxes feature a foam lid and a durable lock system for safety and security.

Key features:

  • Stainless steel paddle handles provide strength, security and rust free product life
  • Steel base is designed to support heavy loads, absorb tool drops and prevent leakage
  • Fully foamed lid creates a rigid wall between outer steel layers to help prevent bending or
    warping
  • Connecting rod enclosure helps prevent box contents from bending or jamming the locking
    system
  • DuraCoatTM powdercoat helps resist abrasion and corrosion over time
  • Dual lift struts automatically opens the lid 90°
  • Weather stripping helps seal out moisture, dust and dirt
  • 3-compartment sliding tray for convenient small item storage and retrieval

Both lines of UWS steel boxes are proudly made in Perry, Florida and will be available in early 2011.

For further information, please contact:

Karl Wiedemann, Marketing Channel Manager, 203-881-4833, Karl.Wiedemann@thule.com

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About Thule Group

Thule Group is a world leader in products and brands that make it easy for people to transport their equipment securely, safely and in style. Under the motto Active Life, Simplified, Thule Group offers products within four business areas: Carry Solutions (laptop and camera bags, backpacks etc), Vehicle Solutions (roof racks, bike racks, ski boxes, snow chains etc), Work Solutions (ladder racks, tool boxes etc) and Towing Solutions (towbars and trailers). The Thule Group has about 3,500 employees at more than 50 production facilities and sales offices worldwide. In 2009 sales amounted to SEK 5.8 billion.

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