See Work Trucks of the Future March 5-7 In Indianapolis

Jan. 23, 2014

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., /PRNewswire/ -- The vocational trucks, equipment, accessories and technology that will be used across a variety of industries this year and beyond will debut at The Work Truck Show® 2014, making it a can't-miss event for anyone attempting to gain an edge on the competition. More than 100 companies have already shared plans to introduce new products at The Work Truck Show 2014 through press conferences, in-booth product reveals and the New Product Spotlight and Green Product Showcase programs.

The Work Truck Show 2014, North America's largest work truck event, runs March 5–7 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. Educational programming, including the Green Truck Summit, begins March 4.

"The work truck industry is evolving rapidly and we are seeing a significant increase in new product and technology introductions this year," says Steve Carey, NTEA executive director. "The abundance of new products reflects positively on the work truck industry as our exhibitors and attendees look to the future."

The Work Truck Show provides a solid platform for industry leaders to launch new vehicles and provide updates on their plans for the future. Ford Commercial Truck, Kenworth Truck Co., Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, and Ram Commercial are among the 16 companies that have scheduled press conferences at the event.

To help attendees find many of the new products debuting at the show, the Work Truck Show New Product Spotlight program highlights more than 90 offerings from exhibitors online, on-site and via the Work Truck Show mobile app. Equipment entries include new trucks and truck bodies, PTOs, air compressors, cranes, hitch accessories, overhead racks, LED lights and toolboxes. New technology ranges from cameras and controls to software for managing materials and fleets.

Some of the new products currently scheduled for introduction at The Work Truck Show 2014 include:

Advantage PressurePro: TPMS platform

Airworks Compressors Corp.: Rotary screw air compressor

Altec Industries: Fiberglass truck bodies

Aqua-Hot Heating Systems Inc.: Natural gas heating system

ASA / Voyager Camera Systems: Color camera, Voyager Camera Systems, Dual-camera DVR

Baja Designs, Inc.: LED lights

BOLT Locks by STRATTEC: Coupler lock

Boss Industries Inc.: Diesel screw air compressor

CARR: Aluminum grab handle, Flip-down truck step

Cequent Performance Products, Inc.: LED work light, Noise-reducing lockable hitch pin, Tri-ball mount, Truck rack

Chelsea Products Div of Parker: 280 Series PTO

Chevrolet and GMC Commercial Truck: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD truck

Cirus Controls: Jump seat mount for Ford F-Series, Road maintenance reporting system

CURT Manufacturing: Gooseneck hitch for Ram 2500 and 3500, Hitch for Ram Promaster 3500

Dayton Air Control & Suspension Products: Air suspension linkage

DewEze Mfg: Hydraulic valve tank system

Eberhard Manufacturing: 476 Series rotary latch

ECCO Group: LED work light, Wireless camera system

Echo Automotive Inc.: Bolt-on, plug-in hybrid system

FLEET LEASE Disposal Inc.: Fleet management system

GRIP Idle Management: Idle management system

Hamsar Diversco Inc.: LED lights

Hansen International, Inc.: Aluminum grab handle

Henderson Products Inc.: Combination body

InPower LLC: Battery management system, Power module switching system

InterMotive Vehicle Controls: Programmable relay power center

IJ.W. Speaker Corporation: LED light

Lightning Hybrids: Hydraulic hybrid drive system

LiveDrive PLUS: PTO system for Ford Super Duty trucks

Masterack: Cargo management system

Maxon Lift Corp: TE-25 liftgate

Maxxima: LED lights

Miller Electric Mfg Co.: Diesel air compressor/hydraulic pump/generator/converter, Diesel welder/generator

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc.: Higher-GVWR Canter FE130 truck

Muncie Power Products: Electronic spreader package, Hydraulic control valves

New Eagle Control Systems: Color touchscreen display

Odyne Systems, LLC: Plug-in hybrid system

Optronics International: LED back-up lights, LED stop/turn/tail lights

Palfinger North America Group: Crane superstructure, Hooklift hoist, Load block stowing system, Mechanic truck, 

service crane, Single-point pickup lift release, Tow body, Truck body

Peterbilt Motors Company: Model 567 truck

Power-Packer, Inc.: Heavy-duty stabilization systems, Light-duty stabilization systems

Powertrain Integration: Propane autogas engine

RAD Mfg LLC: Tie slats

Reading Truck Body, LLC: Passive security system

Rebling Power Connectors: Battery disconnect switch

ReTrans Freight: Freight management

Rotary Lift: Mobile wheel lift

ROUSH CleanTech: Alternative fuel products

S&S Truck Parts Inc.: PTO parts

SafetyWeb Product Sales: Cargo net

Sno-Way International Inc.: Polyurethane hoppers

TriMark Corporation: Paddle door handle

TruckCraft Corp: Aluminum truck body

Vanair Manufacturing Inc.: Diesel air compressor, PTO system for Ford trucks

VerSteegh Bros.: Tarp support system

Waymire Distribution: GPS theft, tracking and recovery device

Weather Guard/Knaack/Werner: Interactive configurator

Weigh-Safe: Hitch ball mount with built-in scale

Westin Automotive Products Inc.: Overhead truck rack, Receiver hitches, Truck toolboxes

Xantrex Technology / Schneider Electric: Inverter/charger

XL Hybrids: Hybrid-electric powertrain

To see detailed New Product Spotlight information, including product descriptions, photos and booth locations, visit, select "Floor Plan" from the "About the Work Truck Show" drop-down menu, and click on "Featured Exhibitors."

New Product Spotlight participants are also highlighted in the Work Truck Show app. Download instructions are available at The app is available through the App Store for iOS devices, the Play Store for Android devices and by using the "WTS2014" redemption code on a Blackberry device. Users can use the app to view the show's floor plan, browse educational sessions, schedule appointments and tweet about the show.

Additional new products can be found in the Green Product Showcase, which features fuel-saving equipment and technology. At the Show, New Product Spotlight and Green Product Showcase entries are called out in the event directory and on a signage wall.

Produced annually by NTEA, The Work Truck Show brings together thousands of work truck professionals, including fleet managers, equipment buyers, maintenance personnel, manufacturers, distributors and dealers.

Connect with the NTEA on Facebook at, and join the Work Truck Show conversation on Twitter at @WorkTruckShow and @nteanews with the official hashtag: #wts2014.