NTEA Recognizes Safety and Quality Processes Through its Member Verification Program


Farmington Hills, Mich. (April 6, 2011) Through its Member Verification Program (MVP), the NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, has requalified 13 member companies and approved four new member companies for their commitment to safety and quality standards. This brings the total number of companies who have achieved MVP status to 417 to date.

Since 2005, NTEA’s MVP has recognized distributors, manufacturers and upfitters for implementing quality business practices and for complying with specific government safety regulations. Criteria
to meet the MVP standards can involve liability insurance, warranty programs, vehicle and employee certification, safety policies, and quality assurance.

‘We congratulate these members who have demonstrated compliance to key quality standards and for building better relationships between distributors and manufacturers, and between suppliers and their customers,” said NTEA Executive Director Jim Carney. ‘With the recent announcement of updated criteria, we have raised the bar of the MVP program to even higher standards which should impact the quality efforts of our members and the industry to an even greater extent.”

The newest MVPs as of April 6, 2011 are: 

Commercial Body & Rigging, Dallas, TX

O’Reilly Equipment Co., LLC, Newbury, OH

Pacific Truck Colors, Tualatin, OR

Utility Truck Equipment Sales, Boise, ID


Members who have successfully renewed their MVP status as of April 6, 2011 are: 

CASECO Mfg., Inc., Claremore, OK

CASECO Truck Body, Claremore, OK

Dealers Truck Equipment Co., Inc., Shreveport, LA

Dealers Truck Equipment Co., Inc., Baton Rouge, LA

Dealers Truck Equipment Co., Inc., Buda, TX

Dealers Truck Equipment Co., Inc., Longview, TX

Dealers Truck Equipment Co., Inc., Little Rock, AR

L&M Truck Sales, Inc., Spokane, WA

Perfection Equipment, Oklahoma City, OK

Tebco of Kentucky, Inc., Richmond, KY

Tiffin Loader Crane, Tiffin, OH

Truck-Lite Co., Inc., Falconer, NY

Wheeled Coach Industries, Inc., Winter Park, FL


MVPs must re-verify every three years. Updated criteria for the Member Verification Program can be found at http://www.ntea.com/mvp/.



Established in 1964, NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, represents nearly 1,600 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to the Association. NTEA provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show. The Association maintains its administrative headquarters in suburban Detroit and a government relations office in Washington, DC.

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