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Pickup Truck Flatbed increases payload capacity, fuel economy.

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March 28, 2014 - Strongback™ Flatbed has Leopard design bed made with marine-grade aluminum. Along with structural T6 extruded C channel side rails, elements of construction include 1/8 in. diamond plate decking, 4 in. long sills and cross members on 12 in. centers, and 3 in. aluminum channel head board and rear tail apron. Rope hooks every 24 in. to facilitate tie-down. Rustproof product is also available with several options, including hitches, trailer plug, lights, running boards, and tool boxes.

Highway Products Inc.

7905 Agate Rd., White City, OR, 97503, USA

Original Press Release

Strongback Flatbed for Pickups

Press release date: March 27, 2014

Highway Products Inc. of White City, Oregon has introduced its new Strongback™ Flatbed for Pickup Trucks. New Leopard design bed made with rugged marine grade aluminum is 50% lighter than steel that allows more payloads and increases fuel economy.

These rust proof Flatbeds feature structural T6 extruded "C" channel side rails, 1/8" diamond plate decking, 4" long sills and cross members on 12" centers, 3" aluminum channel head board and rear tail apron; rope hooks every 24 inches for easy tie-down.

Highway Products field-tested beds also come with optional 30,000 lbs combo fifth wheel/gooseneck ball hitch; directional light boxes on headboard; load lights; concealed hinged cover for hitch area; Class 5 receiver hitch; 7-pin trailer plug; electric brake controller; full-length lighted running boards; removable side and back rails; 2x4 stake pockets; mud flaps; Air-Ride suspension systems; lumber racks; fuel tanks; winches; LED lights; on-deck and underbody tool boxes.

Highway Products offers standard and custom beds for GMC, Chevy, Ford, Dodge, Freightliner, International or other brand trucks. For more information visit www.800toolbox.com or Call 800.866.5269

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