Fontaine Trailer Company, a Marmon Highway Technologies company (MHT), named Randy McGuire President of the Fontaine Heavy-Haul business unit based in Springville, Ala. "We're delighted to have Randy leading this important business focusing on the needs of heavy-haul customers," said John Craig, president of Fontaine Trailer Company. "He has an industry-wide reputation for taking care of customers, a keen perspective and broad depth of experience."
McGuire began his career with MHT at Fontaine Trailer in 1987 as a draftsman and CNC programmer. He completed his Mechanical Engineering degree at the University of Alabama in Huntsville while working full time at Fontaine, being promoted to Engineering Manager and starting a family with his wife, Michelle. Randy was promoted to VP of Engineering at Fontaine and in 2005 took on the role of General Manager of the Fontaine Fabrication Shop. In 2007, Randy was promoted to President of Webb Wheel Products – Transit Business Unit. Randy successfully lead Webb Transit to grow to a dominant position in the Transit and Coach brake drum market. This growth path for Webb Transit continued upward with new niche focused marketing efforts that eventually lead to changing the business unit name from Webb Transit to Webb Severe Duty. In his new role at Fontaine Trailer, Randy will be responsible for growing the heavy-haul business using 80/20 principles to understand which products and customers are best suited to serve this market.
Fontaine Trailer Company produces a complete line of aluminum, steel and composite trailers for the flatbed, dropdeck and heavy-haul markets. Manufacturing facilities are located in Jasper, Haleyville and Springville, Alabama. Fontaine Trailer is a Marmon Highway Technologies/Berkshire Hathaway company. Marmon Highway Technologies (MHT) supports the transportation industry worldwide with a wide range of high-quality products and services. For more information contact Dan Rosen, Fontaine Trailer Company, 5398 US Highway 11, Springville, AL 35146 • 800-633-6551 • www.fontainetrailer.com