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Aero Industries Donates to Folds Of Honor

Aero Industries, Inc., a global leader in the manufacturing of tarp systems and trailer accessories, is committed to supporting the men and women who have served our country. Aero raised $10,600 for Folds of Honor, an organization that provides “annual educational scholarships to the military families of those who have been killed or disabled while on active duty,” according to…

Aero Industries, Inc., a global leader in the manufacturing of tarp systems and trailer accessories, is committed to supporting the men and women who have served our country. Aero raised $10,600 for Folds of Honor, an organization that provides “annual educational scholarships to the military families of those who have been killed or disabled while on active duty,” according to their mission statement. Aero’s donation will aid in the effort to support the nine out of ten veterans that do not qualify for federal scholarship assistance, according to the Folds of Honor Web site.

Recently, Aero has developed a relationship with the local chapter of Folds of Honor. Every year, the Indianapolis Chapter holds a Gala to raise funds as well as present scholarships to their recipients. At the third annual event on August 21, Aero’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Jeff Boyd, presented the donation. Aero’s $10,600 donation will provide scholarships for two, local applicants. The recipients received their scholarships at the Gala.

Aero Industries looks forward to strengthening their relationship with Folds of Honor, both on a national and local level. Folds of Honor is an organization founded by Air Force Major and Pro Golfer, Dan Rooney. Rooney founded the organization in 2007 after witnessing a late soldier’s family, including a young son, await the casket’s arrival at the airport.

Thinking of his own wife and daughter, he vowed to take care of the family and finance the son’s education, raising money through golf tournaments. Since then, Rooney has expanded his team and provided countless scholarships and educational opportunities for families with soldiers that have been killed or injured while on active duty. For more information or to make a donation, visit www.foldsofhonor.org.

Aero Industries Promotes Jeff Boyd to VP of Sales and Marketing

Aero Industries Promotes Jeff Boyd to VP of Sales and Marketing   Indianapolis – (May 2015) – Aero Industries, Inc., a global leader in the manufacturing of tarp systems and trailer accessories, promoted Jeff Boyd to Vice President of Sales and Marketing this month. Boyd began his career at Aero Industries sixteen years ago, almost immediately after graduating from Indiana…

Aero Industries Promotes Jeff Boyd to VP of Sales and Marketing

 

Indianapolis – (May 2015) – Aero Industries, Inc., a global leader in the manufacturing of tarp systems and trailer accessories, promoted Jeff Boyd to Vice President of Sales and Marketing this month.

Boyd began his career at Aero Industries sixteen years ago, almost immediately after graduating from Indiana University. Since then, he has worked his way up through the company ranks. Boyd began as a Conestoga Inside Sales Representative/Product Specialist and was then promoted to Flatbed Products Manager in 2010. Three years later he was named Director of Sales.

His tremendous product knowledge, especially with the company’s hallmark product, the ConestogaXP®, has been valuable in gaining market share. Aero has sold more Conestoga XPs® this month than any other, contributing to the largest sales in company history they achieved this May.

Boyd also serves on the company’s leadership team, helping to make strategic decisions for the long-term vision of the company, analyzing industry trends and market demands to strategically deliver innovative products to customers.

 

Aero Industries Announces New Partnership With Trison Tarps, Inc.

Aero  Industries  Announces  New  Partnership  with  Trison  Tarps,  Inc. Partnership  extends  Aero  distribution  into Ontario, Canada Indianapolis,  IN  – March 30,  2011 – Aero®  Industries, a leading manufacturer  in top  quality  tarping  systems  and  trailer accessories, announced  a  new  international  partnership  with  Trison Tarp  Inc. to provide the  best  in  mechanical  tarp  systems and customer  service in  Ontario,  Canada. A...

Aero  Industries  Announces  New  Partnership  with  Trison  Tarps,  Inc.
Partnership  extends  Aero  distribution  into Ontario, Canada

Indianapolis,  IN  – March 30,  2011 – Aero®  Industries, a leading manufacturer  in top  quality  tarping  systems  and  trailer accessories, announced  a  new  international  partnership  with  Trison Tarp  Inc. to provide the  best  in  mechanical  tarp  systems and
customer  service in  Ontario,  Canada.

A  family  owned  and  operated  business,  Trison  provides  rack  kits, rolling  systems,  tarp  replacements,  steel  and  lumber  tarps,  cable systems  and  side  rolls.  Aluminum products,  such  as  bulkheads, headache  racks,  and  storage  and  step  boxes,  as  well  as a  variety of
chains  and  binders  are  also available  through  Trison.

“We  are  very  impressed  with  the  level  of  customer  service  that  is standard  at  Trison Tarps,”  Dave  Boyd,  Aero  Industries  President, said. “With  this  partnership, more drivers  will  not  only  have  access to Aero®  Industries  products  but  also  a  dedicated service  team  they can rely  on.”  Located  in  Brantford,  Ontario,  Trison  is  dedicated to providing  knowledgeable  customer  service  and  a  wide  range  of
quality  products  for  the  Canadian  trucking industry  in  an atmosphere that  is  both  pleasant  and  professional.  To  learn  more about  Trison Tarps,  Inc.  visit  their  website  at http://www.trisontarps.ca.

Aero Industries, Inc. manufactures a complete line of accessories for dumps, flatbeds, agriculture, refuse and other trailer applications. The company serves the trucking industry in North America and Europe with locations in Indianapolis, Indiana; Omaha, Nebraska; Streetsboro, Ohio and Elvington, York, UK. To find out more, contact AeroIndustries toll free at 1-800-535-9545 or visit them on the web at
www.aeroindustries.com.

Aero Industries Sponsors American Fallen Warrior Memorial Foundation National Tour

AERO INDUSTRIES SPONSORS AMERICAN FALLEN WARRIOR MEMORIAL FOUNDATION NATIONAL TOUR INDIANAPOLIS – September 20, 2013 – Aero Industries, Inc. one of the nation's leading providers of innovative accessories for the transportation industry is a sponsor of the American Fallen Warrior Memorial Foundation’s (AFWMF) national fundraising tour – GoldStar11. Aero Industries donated a Side Kit and bulkhead to transform a flatbed...

AERO INDUSTRIES SPONSORS AMERICAN FALLEN WARRIOR MEMORIAL FOUNDATION NATIONAL TOUR

INDIANAPOLIS – September 20, 2013 – Aero Industries, Inc. one of the nation’s leading providers of innovative accessories for the transportation industry is a sponsor of the American Fallen Warrior Memorial Foundation’s (AFWMF) national fundraising tour – GoldStar11.
Aero Industries donated a Side Kit and bulkhead to transform a flatbed trailer i nto a covered trailer to help protect the freight from the elements while transporting two artifacts from the World Trade Center to Kansas City, Kan. – the site of the AFWMF memorial project.

The AFWMF memorial is to honor those fallen service men and women lost in conflicts since the Gulf War, including PTSD/combat -­‐ related causalities.  The memorial will feature military seals, Gold Stars, photo plaques, flags and statues. There will also be an educational component included to showcase recent military conflicts and sacrifices made to protect the country’s freedoms.

The  GoldStar11 tour stopped in Indianapolis at the Indiana War Memorial
on Thursday, Sept. 5. The tour began on Saturday, August 31, at Jet Blue Park in Fort Myers, Fla., and wound its way through 14 cities and 13 states before it will finish up on Monday, September 23, at the Fort Douglas Military Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The tour’s name is a reference to Gold Star Families who have lost members in American military conflicts. Gold Star Mothers are those American women who have lost a son or daughter in service to the United States, and refer to service flags hung in windows of families since World War I. On the last Sunday in September, Gold Star Mother’s Day is observed in the U.S. in their honor.

The GoldStar11 memorial, designed by architect Norman Schwartz, is set to be the largest memorial in U.S. history. The project is expected to be complete by September 11, 2015. To view the full itinerary and map, visit the GoldStar11 website. Donations can be made online by clicking on the gold “Donate Now” star on the homepage.

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About Aero Industries, Inc.
Aero Industries, Inc. is a global leader in the manufacturing of tarping systems and trailer accessories. The company manufactures a complete line of accessories for dumps, flatbeds, agriculture, refuse and other trailer applications. The company serves the trucking industry in North America and Europe with locations in Indianapolis, Indiana; Omaha, Nebraska;
Streetsboro, Ohio and Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, UK. To find out more, contact Aero Industries toll free at 1-­‐800-­‐535-­‐9545 or visit them on the web at www.aeroindustries.com.

About American Fallen Warrior Memorial Foundation
The AFWMF was founded in 2011 and is a 501 (c) 3 non-­‐profit organization, with the goal of building a Memorial to honor our Fallen Warriors from the Gulf War to present date. The secondary goal of AFWMF is educating America’s youth about the sacrifices being made for
our freedoms. The goals of the AFWMF will be accomplished with the help of Patriotic Americans joining forces to make sure this memorial is completed and that our Fallen Warriors have a suitable and sacred place of remembrance and honor. For more information, please visit the AFWMF website, www.afwmf.org.

New Operation/Maintenance EasyCover® Safety Labels

User Letter OFFICIAL SAFETY NOTICE TO USERS OF EASY COVER TARP SYSTEMS February, 2014 Dump truck body or trailer tarp systems that utilize metal arms rotating under spring tension (like the Easy Cover) are common in the industry and have been around for many years. A lot of energy is stored in the spring tension systems and is dangerous if...

User Letter
OFFICIAL SAFETY NOTICE TO USERS
OF EASY COVER TARP SYSTEMS
February, 2014

Dump truck body or trailer tarp systems that utilize metal arms rotating under spring tension (like the Easy Cover) are common in the industry and have been around for many years.

A lot of energy is stored in the spring tension systems and is dangerous if unintentionally or improperly released. In the past few years, such incidents have resulted in injury and even death. While Aero understands that the most serious incidents have taken place when the units were damaged and improperly repaired, Aero is undertaking a safety initiative in hopes of preventing any future injuries.

Therefore, PLEASE BE ADVISED that potential hazards exist in the use and/or repair of the Aero Easy Cover tarp system. This notice is being sent to known users of Easy Cover tarp systems to provide education on safety labeling and operation instructions in order to avoid any harm from those hazards. TO HELP PREVENT INJURIES OR DEATH, PLEASE READ THIS NOTICE AND THE ENCLOSED LABEL IN FULL AND COMPLY WITH THESE INSTRUCTIONS.

This Aero safety initiative includes the issuance of new safety labels for all of its Easy Cover systems and replacement arms, as well as new or improved instructions for the installation, operation, and maintenance of these systems. The safety labels are deemed a new part of the system and provide information on common hazards, how to use and repair the Easy Cover systems, and how to replace key components. A copy of the new safety label is attached to this notice, and new labels should be ordered (free of charge) per the below instructions for each Easy Cover tarp system that you own. All of the new and updated manuals are also available to access and print from Aero’s website, or can be ordered free of charge as noted below.

Please keep all users of your Easy Cover product safe by following these INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Please discontinue use of your Easy Cover if any parts of it are broken or damaged. Call Aero at 800-535-9545 for assistance in repairing or replacing those parts before further use of the Easy Cover system.
  2. Immediately notify and train all of your users and maintenance/repair personnel respecting the content of this Notice, including the enclosed label and the new/improved manuals to operate and maintain the system.
  3. Order the new safety labels (at no cost to you) by calling 888-535-7582, emailing your request to ecsafety@aeroindustries.com, or ordering from our website at www.eclabelorder.com. Copies of these labels, plus instructions for their installation, can be found on our website at www.easycoversafetylabel.com.
  4. Review now and also print and retain for future reference the following new or improved operation and information materials for Aero’s Easy Cover system:
    – Operations information: www.easycoveroperation.com
    – Maintenance information: www.easycovermaintenance.com
    – Installation instructions have also been updated with our safety information on our website at www.easycoverinstallation.com.
  5. Place this safety notice and the manuals you printed in a place where the user and maintenance/repair personnel will always have access to them, such as in a glove-box in the truck’s cab.
  6. If you have sold or transferred your Easy Cover system to another, please let us know immediately so that the new owner can receive these updates.
  7. Any questions? Contact us at any time by phone, email, or through our website. Your safety and satisfaction are our priority!

THANK YOU,
Aero Industries, Inc.
www.aeroindustries.com
800-535-9545

Enclosures:
Copy of the new Easy Cover safety label
Operating and Maintenance brochure

Jerry Ace Returns to Aero Industries as Streetsboro General Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jerry Ace Returns to Aero Industries as Streetsboro General Manager INDIANAPOLIS – October 7, 2013 – Aero Industries, a global leader in the manufacturing of tarp systems and trailer accessories, recently hired Jerry Ace as general manager of its Streetsboro, Ohio manufacturing and installation facility. Ace, a 26-year industry veteran, will take over responsibility for all Streetsboro...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jerry Ace Returns to Aero Industries as Streetsboro General Manager

INDIANAPOLIS – October 7, 2013 – Aero Industries, a global leader in the manufacturing of tarp systems and trailer accessories, recently hired Jerry Ace as general manager of its Streetsboro, Ohio manufacturing and installation facility. Ace, a 26-year industry veteran, will take over responsibility for all Streetsboro operations.

“It’s a tremendous honor to welcome Jerry back to the Aero Industries family,” said Dave Boyd, president, Aero Industries. “His industry knowledge and strong work ethic will help position our Streetsboro facility for the future as company sales increase, and we continue to perfect our commitment to customer service.”

Aero Industries’ Streetsboro facility is primarily an installation facility with the capabilities of servicing tarping systems and liners for dump trailers and refuse trailers; as well as a full line of sliding tarp systems, side kits, boxes, and bulkheads for flatbed trailers.

As general manager, Ace is responsible for overseeing the facility, managing production and leading the regional sales efforts. “I’ve worked all across the transportation industry throughout my career, and understand the challenges and opportunities Aero faces on a daily basis,” said Ace. “I plan to make sure the Streetsboro facility continues to be a great asset for Aero and its customers.”

Ace is now in his second stint with Aero industries. He previously held the position of Indianapolis plant manager from 1998-2008. Most recently, Ace was a general manager for Metal Sales Manufacturing in Mocksville, North Carolina.

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About Aero Industries, Inc.

Aero Industries, Inc. is a global leader in the manufacturing of tarp systems and trailer accessories. The company manufactures a complete line of accessories for dumps, flatbeds, agriculture, refuse and other trailer applications. The company serves the trucking industry in North America and Europe with locations in Indianapolis, Indiana; Omaha, Nebraska; Streetsboro, Ohio and Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, UK. To find out more, contact Aero Industries toll free at 1-800-535-9545 or visit them on the web at www.aeroindustries.com.