Fontaine Trailer acquires assets of Ravens Inc.

| 11/21/2001

Fontaine Trailer's purchase of Ravens Inc. assets will expand the company's product line. Ravens will retain its name and continue production as a division of Fontaine Trailers.

Acquisition of the company will broaden the company's product line to include aluminum platforms, aluminum dump trailers and steel dump trailers. Ravens Inc. has been manufaturing trailers since 1956. The company has plants in Kent and Dover, OH; Jacksonville, FL; North Carolina and Knox, IN.

Fontaine Trailer Company, headquartered in Haleyville, AL, is a member of The Marmon Group of companies, an international association with collective sales of $6.8 billion. The Marmon Group is headquartered in Chicago, IL.