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3/6/2012 Download pdf

Leggett & Platt and Snugtop Announce Partnership

ATLANTA, March 6, 2012 – Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products (CVP), an industry leading manufacturer of commercial vehicle storage solutions and provider of fleet integration solutions, has announced a partnership with SNUGTOP; manufacturer of commercial grade truck caps and tonneau covers. Leggett & Platt CVP will provide SNUGTOP’s commercial product line at their Ford, GM, and Chrysler OEM ship-thru facilities. The partnership will allow pickup fleet customers to continue to take advantage of CVP ship-thru installation efficiencies combined with the product advantages of the new SnugProXL.


“SNUGTOP is excited to extend our quality fiberglass truck caps and tonneau covers to the commercial industry. Leggett & Platt understands the needs of fleet customers and the ship-thru infrastructure which will enable SNUGTOP to support fleets with a comprehensive program from order to delivery. Both companies have a long history of innovation, high-quality standards, and process management proficiency, which is vital to this market,” said Dennis Bowe, Fleet Sales Manager for SNUGTOP.


SnugProXL Delivers Fuel Efficiency and Adaptability
SNUGTOP’s new SnugProXL commercial topper features lightweight, reinforced fiberglass construction, aerodynamic styling and large flush-mounted doors to achieve optimum fuel economy while providing easy access to an immense inventory of tools, equipment and supplies. Masterack, a Leggett & Platt CVP company, has released a full line of heavy-duty storage equipment for the SnugProXL, which includes toolboxes, full-length shelving, ladder racks and trade accessories.


“Leggett & Platt CVP is committed to providing innovative solutions to our customers. Today more than ever, we are focused on offering tools that increase fuel and time efficiency. We are excited to partner with Snugtop who has forged the industry with the fiberglass SnugProXL. This partnership compliments our commitment to offer customers alternatives and supports our goal to become an industry leading integrated solutions provider.” said Ross Haith, Group VP Leggett & Platt CVP Marketing and VP of Fleet Sales for Masterack.


Leggett & Platt CVP will further reinforce their commitment to innovation at the Work Truck Show with displays featuring a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) cargo van, lightweight aluminum and composite van interiors, the TabCruzer, a mobile mounting solution for the iPad and iPad2, and a fuel efficient low-profile fiber optic splicing trailer.


About Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products
Leggett & Platt Commercial Vehicle Products (L&P CVP) is a division of global diversified manufacturer Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE: LEG). Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Leggett & Platt CVP is a family of companies that provides a single source for commercial vehicle needs. Through its sub-brands Leggett & Platt CVP designs, manufactures and installs commercial vehicle interior systems, truck equipment and accessories under well-known brand names: a) Masterack, van interiors and truck accessories equipment designer, manufacturer and installer; b) Crown North America, automotive original equipment accessories program integrator; c) Team Fenex, mobile HVAC and power specialists; and d) Gamber-Johnson, rugged docking stations and computer mounts manufacturer. The Leggett & Platt CVP family of companies includes 11 facilities in North America. For more information on Leggett & Platt CVP, visit www.leggettcvp.com.


About Snugtop
With a more than 50 year history, SNUGTOP is the oldest manufacturer of truck caps and tonneau covers in the country and has long been regarded as a leader in the industry. SNUGTOP’s product line includes nearly 400 products to fit virtually any truck manufactured throughout the world. SNUGTOP’s ability to design and build premium quality truck caps for a wide variety of vehicles has made SNUGTOP the number one choice of many OE truck manufacturers throughout Europe, Asia and Australia. SNUGTOP is headquartered in Long Beach, California. For more information on SNUGTOP, visit www.snugtop.com.
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