Big-name manufacturers dominate truck show awards


Leading truck manufacturers scooped the prizes at the 2009 Queensland Truck and Machinery Show

Leading truck manufacturers scooped the prizes at the 2009 Queensland Truck and Machinery Show, with Mack Trucks taking out the top award.

The American company won Outstanding Truck Manufacturer Display, while other prominent companies featured in the awards ceremony.

Truck of the Show award went to Western Star, while O’Phee took home the Oustanding Trailer/Body Manufacturer Display.

Volvo’s Australian branch won the Risk Management Excellence award, with JCB Construction Equipment gaining recognition for Outstanding Earthmoving Manufacturer Display.

Jost Australia won the Oustanding Vehicle Component and Equipment Display, rounding out the six award categories.

The ceremony was held following a speech from Queensland Minister for Transport Rachel Nolan, who officially opened the Queensland Truck and Machinery Show last week.

The event ran for four days from Thursday May 14 to Sunday May 17.

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