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  Morris Welding Service of Lowell, Arkansas works primarily in heavy equipment repair with a considerable amount of their work done in the field.  Practicality as well as efficient use of space were imperative when designing their mobile shop.  Joe Bill Morris II first came to Douglass back in 2000 to design and build their…

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  “The lumber rack is phenomenal, it’s bulletproof,” Jason’s rack had a run in with his local drive through car wash, “It didn’t even scratch the lumber rack!”  Unfortunately the same cannot be said for the car wash. “I’ve never had a utility body before, I was sick of working out of a pickup,” said…

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We are pleased to announce our achievement in receiving Member Verification Program (MVP) status from the NTEA—The Association for the Work Truck Industry. MVP accredited companies distinguish themselves by achieving key criteria around employee education & training, quality, safety and government regulatory compliance. “We are very proud of the fact that Douglass Truck Bodies has…

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When high-cfm delivery and and space requirements are critical to your work truck design, Off-Deck Air Compressors are the solution for you. They offer up high air delivery and virtually no wasted cargo space. This entry is the third part in a four part series about the wide variety of compressors Douglass Truck Bodies offers…

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced plans to extend the compliance date for its crane operator certification requirement to November 10, 2017 in order to revisit the record on operator certification. The additional three years would, OSHA says, provide time to partially re-open the crane rule to address industry concerns over the…

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February 11-13, Douglass Truck Bodies will be celebrating our 18th year at the World Ag Expo in Tulare, California.  Stop by and say hello to our sales manager Danny, we are located at Space T53 just north of building C.

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Designing the right onboard air solution system for your work truck can seem overwhelming at times. From air delivery needs for your specific tools, to space requirements, to cost, there are a lot of factors that go into picking the perfect compressor for you. Luckily, Viable options available for on-board air systems have advanced tremendously in the last decade, and Douglass Truck Bodies has worked hard to maintain a wide selection of options to make sure we can build an air system that fits YOUR needs.

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In a service body that already has a hydraulic pump, such as to power a hydraulic crane or aerial lift, Hydraulically Driven Air Compressors are a great option. Hydraulic air compressors offer a high cfm air solution tied directly to your underhood or PTO-driven hydraulic pump, eliminating the need for an additional compressor engine to…

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How many trucks does it take to fix an underground water pipe leak? You’ll need to call someone out to jackhammer through the pavement and dig his way down there. Once the hole is dug, you’ll need a pumper to drain the excess water. You’ll need a plumber to perform the repair itself. And then…

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In agriculture, you never know what to expect from day to day; you could be changing a gear box one minute and welding a fence panel the next. Because the need for flexibility is so great, agriculture environment has a high expectation for what options are available on their truck bodies. Douglass Truck Bodies has worked with the Ag industry for decades and understands the versatility that is required to make a service body a true time saver. To show case this, we would like to highlight two service/hauler bodies we custom built to meet Ag industry needs.

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