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Vendor Spotlight: Knapheide

Vendor Spotlight: Knapheide
February 25, 2016 Kris Asleson

Knapheide in Portland, OR

Pacific Truck Colors is proud to sell and support Knapheide, a body manufacturer that produces top of the line products. Every since their roots were planted back in 1848, they have been building a brand, company and culture that demands excellence in everything they do. Here’s a bit more from their website:

Since 1848, Knapheide has provided customers with high quality, work-ready transportation solutions.  Today, The Knapheide Manufacturing Company is North America’s most popular manufacturer of truck bodies and truck beds.  There are more work trucks on the road today with “Knapheide” stamped on the truck body than any other manufacturer.  We take great pride in providing customers with the highest quality service/utility bodies, platform bodies, gooseneck bodies, dump bodies, mechanics trucks, fuel/lube trucks, and water trucks in the industry.  Trust the name that has been in the business for over 168 years, choose Knapheide.

Knapheide and Pacific Truck Colors have worked together over the years to deliver quality products and installations for:

  • Truck bodies
  • Truck beds
  • Truck equipment

Going a little deeper, let’s look at some of the specific types of bodies and beds that Knapheide offers:

  • Service Bodies – Knapheide manufactures a full line of Service Bodies to meet nearly any vocational application or size of truck – from half tons to class eight. Whether you need a body that can handle your aerial device, telescopic cranes, tools or welding equipment, Knapheide has a Service Body that will meet your individual needs.
  • Utility Bodies – The KUV from Knapheide is trusted by more contractors and technicians than any other body in North America. Knapheide KUVs are considered essential equipment among the HVAC/plumbing, electrical, construction, utilities and telecommunications along with many other skilled trades across the continent.
  • Platform Bodies – Knapheide Platform Bodies enable users to safely and efficiently transport bulk materials and large equipment to and from the jobsite. From simple flatbeds to highly contented vocational platforms, Knapheide has the product for you.
  • Gooseneck Beds – From the economical PGNA models to the deluxe PGND models, all Knapheide Gooseneck Bodies are loaded with functional and versatile standard features. The durable steel construction and E-Coat prime paint protection maximize the longevity of your Knapheide Gooseneck Body.
  • Dump Bodies – From top to bottom and front to back, Knapheide Dump Bodies have it all. Completely redesigned, Knapheide Dump Bodies possess the industry’s best features including a versatile double-acting tailgate, innovative quick-release lever on drop side models and superior corrosion resistance.

Knapheide is also a great brand to partner with in Portland specifically because of their high focus on corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

The Knapheide Manufacturing Company is committed to practicing sustainable manufacturing and business operations. Our processes, research, recycling and campus reflect our respect for the environment while still contributing to our economic success.

More details on their commitment to sustainability can be found here on their website. We are proud to partner with this great company here in Oregon and offer their products to our esteemed customers.