Atlantic Utility Trailer acquires Utility Trailer Sales of New Jersey

Updated Oct 19, 2023
A truck pulling a Utility dry van trailer down a road surrounded by green trees and grass.

Atlantic Utility Trailer acquired Utility Trailer Sales of New Jersey, Utility Trailer announced Monday. 

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Atlantic Utility, based in Thorofare, New Jersey, has long served south New Jersey and Southeast Pennsylvania. With the acquisition of Utility of New Jersey, it will expand into north New Jersey, the metro New York area and Long Island. 

Tom Barton, CEO of Atlantic Trailer, and Spencer Kiernan, CFO and COO, will continue their roles, overseeing the combined business. 

"Atlantic leadership extends a warm welcome to the Dwyer family and the entire Utility Trailer Sales of New Jersey team as we start this new chapter together," Barton says. 

Parts, service and sales facilities will be located in Thorofare, New Jersey, and North Brunswick, New Jersey, with additional facilities located to serve an expanding custmoer base. 

"We look forward to building our common core values and vision for the future as we work together to grow the combined entity," Kiernan says. 

Utility Trailer is America's oldest privately owned, family operated trailer manufacturer. It was founded in 1914 and designs and manufactures dry freight vans, flatbeds, refrigerated vans and aerodynamic technologies. It has six manufacturing facilities across North America. Utility is the exclusive distributor of Cargobull North America TRU products and maintains a dealer network with more than 100 locations throughout North America. 

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