Western Cascade Truck, Tank & Equipment has joined the Heil distribution network. Western Cascade will provide sales, service, and parts for the Heil Petroleum, Crude, and Hot Products lines for a ten county region covering Washington, Oregon, and Idaho and Alaska.
Western Cascade is located in Tukwila, WA. They have provided tanker sales, service, and parts throughout the northwest for 25 years. With Western Cascade joining the Heil distribution network, Northwest customers will have a one stop shopping experience, combining the tradition of Heil quality and performance with Western Cascade’s expertise and customer service. "The addition of Heil is a natural fit for our company to expand its presence on the west coast and continue our high standard for cargo tank sales and service," according to Pat Malara, president of Western Cascade.
In other news, the Heil Trailer International, Co. Athens, Tennessee facility achieved over 1 million production hours and 500 work days without a lost time injury. This is the second time in five years that the Athens facility has achieved this impressive goal. During the time of this achievement, the facility has increased production by over 50 percent while increasing employee count by 66 percent. No work-related injury or illness has prevented employees from fulfilling scheduled work shifts since December 4, 2010.