Denton, TX, November 28, 2023 — Peterbilt celebrated the production of the 750,000th truck assembled at its Denton, Texas manufacturing facility. This milestone truck, a Model 579, represents Peterbilt's dedication to excellence in manufacturing and the commitment of its workforce to maintain superior production quality since the facility opened in 1980.
Peterbilt presented TMC Transportation, Inc. with the keys to the Model 579 at the Denton plant on November 14th. TMC, based in Des Moines, Iowa, is the largest privately held flatbed carrier in the nation and runs a 100% Peterbilt fleet.
As the industry's premier flatbed carrier, TMC is known for its highly trained drivers, impeccably maintained equipment and unwavering dedication to quality and customer service.
“TMC demands excellence when it comes to our equipment. Peterbilt trucks are meticulously specified for high performance and driver comfort to meet that demand,” said Jason Webb, TMC Transportation executive vice president, asset management. “It’s a great honor to receive this Model 579 and 750,000th truck assembled at the Denton manufacturing plant, and we celebrate this significant milestone with Peterbilt and Allstate Peterbilt Dealer Group, our outstanding partner.”
The Model 579 is known for its technological advancements, distinctive styling and delivers optimal driver comfort, aerodynamics, and fuel efficiency.
“Peterbilt and our world class employees are proud to present TMC with the 750,000th truck built at our Denton factory. We recognize the importance of providing products tailored to meet our customer’s unique specifications with the highest levels of quality and craftsmanship and delivering this Model 579 to TMC for their all-Peterbilt fleet is a special recognition of our multi-decade partnership,” said Jason Skoog, Peterbilt general manager and PACCAR vice president.
Learn more about the Model 579 here: Peterbilt Model 579 | Peterbilt.
Peterbilt Motors Company is recognized as the "Class" of the industry. With a complete lineup of diesel, natural gas and electric vehicles, Peterbilt has earned a global reputation for superior engineering, quality and craftsmanship. Peterbilt is Driving Uptime Every Day through innovative aftermarket services and advanced technology solutions delivered through its 425+ dealer locations in North America.
Visit Peterbilt.com for more information. Peterbilt is a PACCAR Company, traded publicly on the NASDAQ as PCAR.
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