Dawn Ouellette Nixon//February 27, 2020
Dawn Ouellette Nixon//February 27, 2020//
Reading Truck Group, the Reading-based truck manufacturer, has acquired the assets of Florida-based Action Fabrication & Truck Equipment Inc.
Action, a current Reading distributor, is a regional manufacturer and up-fitter of service utility truck bodies with headquarters in Tarpon Springs, Florida. The addition of Action raises the number of Reading’s distribution and up-fitting sites to 12 nationwide.
“We are excited to acquire the strategic assets of Action, which will further Reading’s goal to establish a national organization for growth,” said Alan Farash, president of Reading Truck Group, in a statement. “This acquisition will enable Reading to better serve its customers located in the southeast United States.”
Action President and founder, Mike Wool, said the combination of Action Fabrication and Reading Truck Group is a good fit. “Joining Reading Truck Group will be beneficial to our staff and our customers,” he said. “Reading shares our vision and is focused on providing its customers with the highest quality trucks in the nation.”