Reading Launches New SL 98 Service Body

October 01, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Reading Truck Body, LLC announces a new SL 98 Service Body manufactured in Reading, PA. The new SL 98 continues to be competitively priced to meet market demands. The new SL 98 is a product of collaborating with Reading distributors and end-users.

The new SL 98 body features welded design and construction and utilizes A60 coated weight galvannealed steel throughout including the load space floor. This body will also go through Reading's exclusive E-Coat and powder coat process making it the longest lasting finish in the industry to prevent rust and corrosion.

The new SL 98 continues to exhibit many unique Reading features such as a seamless wheelhouse panel shuttle panel pass thru flush mount floor to threshold channel slam-action tailgate with stainless steel hardware and a treadplate tailgate facer. The rear vertical compartment is 1" wider and all the compartments are also ½" deeper. The new SL 98 will come ported in every partition for future master locking field installation. The body was designed with a universal understructure for GM and Ford chassis applications which streamlines the manufacturing process allows for shorter lead times and drives simplified inventory levels for the distributor. The new SL 98 is a value packed service body at a competitive price.

The Reading Group was originally founded as Reading Body Works in 1955. The Reading Group owns Reading Truck Body, LLC which has a manufacturing plant in Reading, PA with 8 additional company-owned installation facilities operating as Reading Equipment & Distribution, LLC. Reading Equipment & Distribution specializes in dealer sales custom product sales and installations with a large focus on utility applications and more recently alternative fuel conversions.

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