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TBEI Lake Crystal Facility Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

Lake Crystal, MN – Truck Bodies & Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI) is pleased to announce that their Lake Crystal facility has achieved ISO 9001:2008 Certification. The Lake Crystal facility is home to TBEI’s corporate offices, and manufactures Crysteel®, J-Craft® and Ox® SuperDump products.

“This certification is the result of a lot of hard work by our incredibly talented team,” said Joe Paulsen, TBEI Lake Crystal General Manager. “Our people came together with the goal of ISO Certification, and they worked as a team to achieve that goal. We truly believe in our people, and that comes through in the quality of our processes and product.”

ISO 9001:2008 is a Quality Management certification program, and certifies companies in over 170 countries. TBEI Lake Crystal has been certified with a Quality Management system for the design, manufacture, delivery and servicing of dump truck bodies and hoists. This certification also includes the installation of truck bodies onto chassis for military, state & local governments, as well as private companies.

“I am incredibly proud of our team and our products at Lake Crystal” said Bob Fines, TBEI President & CEO. “Our Lake Crystal organization worked hard to achieve this milestone, and we are proud to be one of the few in our industry to have done so.”

TBEI is a Minnesota based corporation that encompasses five leading manufacturers of dump truck bodies, hoists and truck & trailer equipment. TBEI brands include Crysteel®, Rugby®, DuraClass®, J-Craft® and Ox Bodies®.

TBEI, Inc. Introduces New Marketing Manager

Nikki Kyle 12-03-2012

Truck Bodies & Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI) is pleased to announce the addition of Nicole ‘Nikki’ Kyle as Marketing Manager. Nikki will be based at TBEI corporate offices in Lake Crystal, Minnesota, and will manage marketing for TBEI brands Crysteel, Rugby, DuraClass, and J-Craft.

“We are incredibly excited to have Kyle Nikki join our TBEI family,” said Doug Hauck, VP of Sales at TBEI. “Nikki’s experience and enthusiasm will be a tremendous asset to TBEI, our Distributors and our customers.”

Nikki brings over 15 years experience to TBEI, most recently with Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc. (IMT), and is a graduate of Iowa State University.

Please join us in welcoming Nikki to TBEI!