Morgan Truck Bodies adds Canadian truck body business

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Morgan Truck Body has acquired Transit Truck Bodies Inc. (Les Fourgons Transit Inc.), a well-established manufacturer of truck bodies in Laval, Quebec, Canada. The acquisition of Transit increases the total number of Morgan Truck Body locations to 14 manufacturing facilities in North America.

“We are excited to welcome Transit team members and customers to Morgan Truck Body. Transit’s expertise and leadership in truck body manufacturing and customer service in Canada strengthen our commitment to customers in North America to provide truck body innovations both now and in the future,” says Corby Stover, president of Morgan Truck Body.

Founded in 1978, award-winning Transit Truck Bodies has been mastering the craft of truck body manufacturing for over forty-five years, with Louis Leclair leading as Transit’s president. Transit Truck Bodies is headquartered in Laval, Quebec, and includes a product line of cutaway, dry freight, refrigerated, and tailor-made solutions, the company says.

The acquisition provides greater North American coverage, joining Morgan Truck Body’s 13 existing manufacturing facilities in Canada and the United States.

“With Transit’s workforce, known for quality and efficiency, and an expandable 120,000+ square foot manufacturing facility in the heart of Quebec, Morgan Truck Body looks forward to meeting growing customer needs with quality products for North American markets,” says Tom Diez, chief commercial officer of Morgan Truck Body.

Transit’s President Louis Leclair adds, “By becoming a part of Morgan Truck Body, the marketplace leader in light- and medium-duty truck bodies in North America, Transit customers will benefit from a robust network of resources and leadership experienced in providing quality bodies and service.”

Deloitte Corporate Finance Inc. served as financial advisors and BCF Business Law served as legal counsel for Transit Truck Bodies Inc., the company says.

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