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Polyman

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  1. Come visit the PolyBody® by UPF at the American Towman Exposition http://www.atexposition.com/ in Baltimore at Booth # 2319. Learn how you can replace your rusted old body or specify a PolyBody® when ordering a new wrecker! Enter to win a emergency green PolyBody® winter beanie!
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    Poly-Gen™ 180-CT Tandem Axle

    For tandem axle towing vehicles, the UPF Poly-Gen™ 180-CT Tandem Axle body offers the perfect combination of durability, strength, and customization options. The tandem axle tow body is smooth, quiet, and features the same increased storage as UPF’s other polypropylene products. Never worry about dings and dents with this lightweight but surprisingly strong tow body. For mid-size, tandem axle towing vehicles, the Poly-Gen™ 180-CT Tandem Axle offers the best combination of lightweight material and durability you’ll find. Don Walters is back! He has built over 400 heavy duty wreckers that are throughout this country and the world and DeWalt is back in business! Don has built some of the finest 50 ton wreckers in the industry and what did he choose for his new body? A UPF PG-180 Tandem Axle PolyBody® because it’s the future! It not only has the best warranty in the industry but it also is rust proof, corrosion resistant, lighter weight and durable. A limited lifetime warranty for your service applications is the smartest investment you can make. Imagine not having to replace a rusted out door or pitted fender every 3 years on the same truck. kochsauto said: are tunnel tool boxes available?also how does one get pricing. Polyman said: Yes tunnel tool boxes are available! You can call me (Pat Cahill) 978-360-4546 or email pcahill@unitedplastic.com to discuss your project and get a quote. Here is a picture of a stand alone replacement tunnel box that we built for ANS Recovery of Irvington, NJ. Polyman said: Actually the 180 model includes a tunnell box, let's talk about your specific project. Email me pcahill@unitedplastic.com and send me your contact information and I will call you. leroy hedrick said: how do you mount forks ,chain racks,hammer holders ,cable brackets ,propane torch ,etc how do you fasten brackets to inside of box. Polyman said: Hi there Leroy. I consulted our Project Engineer and he said, Each body is prepared to accept the steel chain rack. In the a specific location. The fork holders are welded in at the time of order. Lighter equipment can be attached directly to the walls. Thru bolts are recommended. Please let us know if you have any other questions. Thank you! bwwrecker said: please quote the 180 in and tunnel box for a 1990 century 5230, what is the weight difference between your sides and steel, rick@bwwrecker.com
  3. Topic Originally Posted on Tow411 in may of 2016: You too can join the Poly-Gen™ Revolution! Join companies and towers like the ones listed below. Your next body will never rust or corrode and will resist dents and dings! Able-Weldbuilt Industries 3/26/14 Donald Moss Corporation 10/9/14 ANS Recovery 3/2/15 Big Tows Inc. 4/2/15 De Walters Truck and Equipment 4/24/15 Webb’s Towing 5/22/15 Stahl Truck Bodies 7/24/15 Pine Tree Towing 8/21/15 ATC Inc 8/26/15 Bennett’s Garage and Towing, Inc. 9/19/15 Farney’s Service Center 9/26/15 Miller Industries Towing Equipment, Inc. 10/13/15 G/J Towing, inc 11/4/15 Dynamic towing equipment 11/5/15 Auto House, Inc. 1/26/16 Bethel Truck Services 1/26/16 Auto Route Towing, Inc 3/11/16 Stanley's Wrecker Service - Enid, OK Nick's Towing Service, Inc. - Rutherford, NJ Auto Route Towing, Inc. - Canada TDI Repair & Towing - Swanton, VT Don's Towing & Truck Service - Franksville, WI Roskopf's Service and Towing - Menomonee Falls, WI Coady’s Towing MA Northland Truck ON Painters Garage PA Ted’s Towing MD Automotive Support Services, MD Black Butte Towing - Weed, CA Bud's Towing - Bowling Green, VA Ray Harris Towing and Hauling - Greensboro, NC Butler's Auto Salvage - Torrington, WY Northside Service - Lansing, MI Northwest Towing & Recovery - Muncie, IN Webb's Towing & Recovery - Anchorage, AL Canadian Towing Equipment - Ayr, ON Canada FranRock - West Nyack, NY Ted's Towing Service Inc - Baltimore, MD Automotive Support - Laurel, MD Coady's Towing & Garage SVC - Lawrence, MA Northland Truck Centre - Bracebridge, ON Canada As seen at the Florida Tow Show Pictured above is Donald Moss Corporation wrecker outfitted with a PG150-CT Tri Axle PolyBody® with additional Poly Crossbox storage. Big Tows Inc. replaced two bodies with PolyGen™ PolyBodies® in addition to Poly tunnel boxes De Walters Truck and Equipment replaces rusted beat up body with a PG180-CT Tadem Axle PolyBody® Webb's Towing replaced their rusted body with a Poly-Gen™ PolyBody® the PG150-CT Tri Axle.
  4. Topic Originally Post on Tow411 in may of 2016: UPF's Program Manager for Speciality Products, Stan Wojnowski just got back from measuring two replacement bodies. TDI Repair & Towing in Swanton, VT and Auto Route Towing in Canada. As UPF’s Program Manager for Specialty Products, Stan works closely with our customers. Including with the design of the body, as well as the onsite measuring to assure a perfect fit to existing chassis’s. This TDI unit is an old AATAC. Check out the rust on this old AATAC! Once the new PolyBody® is mounted, this TDI wrecker is going to look brand new! This AutoRoute Towing is a Century 5030 which started as a standard 5030 that they added a front pusher axle to and remade two of the original doors. Wow, these doors and compartments are full of rust! This AutoRoute Towing wrecker will be looking a good as new, stay tuned for updated pictures! northeast said: Tuned into progress updates. How long has the technology been used a severe duty applications. Polyman said: We have been making Poly-Tanks® water and foam tanks for fire trucks for 30 years. These tanks are able to stand up to the grueling demands of our countries 1st Reponders. We are using the same proven technology we use to manufacture our tanks, for the PolyBodies® for the towing service. 1986 UPF incorporated in Massachusetts in a 6,400 sf facility and the Poly-Tank® was introduced 1994 UPF introduced the PolyBody® for utility trucks 2008 UPF introduced the Integrator™ Poly-Tank®/PolyBody® for fire trucks 2011 UPF built it's first tow PolyBody® for Jerr-Dan - a 16-Ton wrecker 2014 UPF built it's first Poly-Gen™ replacement tow, PolyBody® for Donald Moss Towing in Florida - this was a PG150 tri axle
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    Poly-Gen™ 60-CA Light Duty

    Originally Posted in May of 2016: Perfect for light duty towing, the Poly-Gen™ 60-CA Light Duty tow body is made from the same exclusive PT3™ copolymer polypropylene as UPF’s other highly rated polypropylene products. Lightweight and durable, the Poly-Gen 60-CA Light Duty body is damage resistant and, unlike competing tow bodies, promises to never rust or corrode. Adaptable to several different tow truck sizes, this body can be paired with a tunnel box of 24″x30″ for smaller trucks, or a 36″x48″ size range for larger vehicles. The body features include easy access storage of dollies integrated into the rear dock slope along with large tool compartments to store your GoJaks and additional equipment. The high impact resistant body even comes with a limited lifetime warranty against rust and corrosion.
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    Poly-Gen™ 60-CA Light Duty

    Originally Posted on Tow411 in May of 2016: Perfect for light duty towing, the Poly-Gen™ 60-CA Light Duty tow body is made from the same exclusive PT3™ copolymer polypropylene as UPF’s other highly rated polypropylene products. Lightweight and durable, the Poly-Gen 60-CA Light Duty body is damage resistant and, unlike competing tow bodies, promises to never rust or corrode. Adaptable to several different tow truck sizes, this body can be paired with a tunnel box of 24″x30″ for smaller trucks, or a 36″x48″ size range for larger vehicles. The body features include easy access storage of dollies integrated into the rear dock slope along with large tool compartments to store your GoJaks and additional equipment. The high impact resistant body even comes with a limited lifetime warranty against rust and corrosion. Santiam01 said: How about a body for a Jerr-Dan HPL60 Cougar? Polyman said: Well I know you sold a lot of HPL 60's out of Lyons,OR and those weldments are diehard. We can replace the body section with a 60" with a 24" tunnel or possibly look at an 84". Call me and I'll send you some info directly! 978-360-4546 Santiam01 siad: We have a used body on the ground & this would be an interesting re-mount. Fredstowing said: Do you make them to fit the Chevron Renegade? Polyman said: Santiam01: We would love the opportuniy to have one of our Poly-Gen™ replacement bodies in the Pacific North West! Fredstowing: Yes we can make ALL makes and models! Please give me a call or email me and we can discuss replacing that Renegade. 978-360-4546 pcahill@unitedplastic.com
  7. Originally Posted on Tow411 in June of 2016: Pictured above is a PG-156 CT for Bethel Truck Services Inc of Bethel, PA. They are the 1st owners of a Poly-Gen™ Replacement PolyBody® with our brand new poly slam door design!
  8. The benefits of using plastic fabricating for the tow truck body include increased durability, strength, and a lighter weight. By choosing the Poly-Gen Tri Axle truck body, Northside Service will be able to maintain their high level of customer service, continuing their policy of 24 hour towing and roadside assistance. Northside Services cares about providing the best service possible, much the same as UPF’s own commitment.
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    Poly material Q & A

    Topic Originally Created in March of 2016: You might have noticed the increase in the polypropylene material being used in the towing industry. With our 30 years of experience in the plastic industry, we figured it would be a good time to answer the poly questions of the Tow411 community. Please submit any and all questions you may have about polypropylene. We look foward to hearing from you! dperone asked: What about getting hit by a car or truck? If it is damaged, how easy is it to replace only damaged sections, i.e. is it all one piece or modular? Polybody Replied: Excellent question dperone! Just a few months ago we fixed a 16 ton that was in an accident. Most times, the actual panels do not break it the welds and it’s just a matter of fixing these welds. Depending on the size and length of the body it is built in modular pieces, if they are too damaged to be repaired just the modular section is replaced. Mike Hill of Glenn’s Wrecker Service in Tennessee bought a Jerr-Dan 16 Ton Wrecker at a New Jersey auction. The truck had a Poly-Gen™ body and the left side was damaged in an accident and was in need of repair. He contacted the truck manufacturer and he was told he can buy a new body. After visiting the UPF booth at the AT Expo in Baltimore, he realized he could have the damaged body fixed, and not have to replace it. Mike made arrangements with Risoldis Automotive of New Jersey to remove the damaged side of the body and ship it to UPF Massachusetts. UPF’s Service Tech’s fixed the damaged body in no time! The body was sent back to Risoldis Automotive to be painted and mounted back onto the chassis. Mike was thrilled as the cost to repair the body was 1/3 of what it would have cost to replace! Thinking of replacing your rusted steel body? Save on weight and replace with the UPF Poly-Gen™ replacement PolyBody™. Our polypropylene is approximately 20% lighter than bodies fabricated from steel!
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    Bennett's is coming back for seconds!

    Poly-Gen™ 156-CT Tandem Axle For tandem axle towing vehicles, the UPF Poly-Gen™ 156-CT Tandem Axle body offers the perfect combination of durability, strength, and customization options. The tandem axle tow body is smooth, quiet, and features the same increased storage as UPF’s other polypropylene products. Never worry about dings and dents with this lightweight but surprisingly strong tow body. For mid-size, tandem axle towing vehicles, the Poly-Gen™ 156-CT Tandem Axle offers the best combination of lightweight material and durability you’ll find. This is a 30 ton NRC detach wrecker mounted on a Peterbilt chassis. The body was in need of replacement due to the rust and corrosion. The PG-156 PolyBody® was the solution!“I wanted to replace this tow body for some time and when UPF came along, I was glad I had a solution. The PolyBody® tow body is fantastic. It is one great piece of equipment. The Dover roll-up doors are my weapon of choice. The body looked like it was going to be too tight in areas but when I mounted it, it fit exactly just like it was custom made for my truck!”, said Dan Bennett.
  11. Topic Originally Created in March 2016: Nothing speaks more about a new product's value than a repeat customer! Thank you Dan Bennett from Bennett's Garage and Towing, Inc. located in Earl Park, IN for purchasing your second Poly-Gen™ replacement body. We know you will love this one as much as your first! Order now to reserve a production spot for your project. 978-360-4546 or pcahill@unitedplastic.com
  12. March 2016: Nothing speaks more about a new product's value than a repeat customer! Thank you Dan Bennett from Bennett's Garage and Towing, Inc. located in Earl Park, IN for purchasing your second Poly-Gen™ replacement body. We know you will love this one as much as your first! Order now to reserve a production spot for your project. 978-360-4546 or pcahill@unitedplastic.com
  13. Check out these pics of a 150 Tri-Axle PolyGen™ PolyBody® sent to us from Auto Route Heavy Towing Inc in Ontario Canada! These pics look great! For more information on the PolyBody® or any of our other products, check out https://www.unitedplastic.com/trucking/inquiry-form/ #polybody #towtruckbodies #tow #towing #towers #towtruck #towlife #roadsideassistance
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