Utility Body Co. - 1953-1989 - Utility Truck Bodies Inc. - 1989-present - Oakland, California


   

ad 1963 GMC Truck Equipment Catalog pp90 - 1530 Wood Street, Oakland, CA 94607

Utility Truck Bodies, Series S-96 standard body for trucks with 56" cab-to-axle.

Their standard body Series S-108 for trucks with 60" cab-to-axle.

According to Utility Truck Bodies, Inc. the name Utility Body goes back to 1953, when a pioneer named Jack Podlesak started a company to provide a safe, workable alternative to pick-up beds. The utility and phone companies were among the first to recognize the potential cost savings and extra security provided, with the private sector right behind them

In 1989, upon Jack's retirement, former employees of the company (the Chief Engineer, Plant Superintendent and Sales Manager) decided to pool their resources and continue the tradition of bodies Built to Work...Built to Last! Thus Utility Truck Bodies, Inc. was formed.

 

   

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www.UilityTruckBodies.com

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