Truck Accessories Group Announces Company Name Change to LEER Group

ELKHART, Indiana–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Truck Accessories Group, LLC (TAG), a long-time leader in the automotive aftermarket industry, announced that the company will begin operating under a new name and will be known as LEER Group , counting from today. This renaming strategy reflects the evolution of the organization as well as the strength of its brands.

The LEER Group is a collection of companies that together make it North America’s largest manufacturer and supplier of fiberglass and aluminum truck caps, tonneau covers and accessories. These recreational and commercial/fleet products include the LEER, SnugTop, Century, Pace Edwards by LEER and BEDSLIDE brands.

“As we looked to the future of the company and the industry, it made sense to lead with a brand that has been recognized for decades among truck owners,” said Peter O’Connell, Chairman of LEER Group. . “LEER Group is made up of some of the most beloved brands in the industry.”

O’Connell added that while the group’s name changes, the individual brand names, including LEER, SnugTop, Century, BedSlide and Pace Edwards by LEER, will remain. “Together, our brands aim to cover the needs of a truck owner by improving the use of the truck and enabling the owner to get the most out of every experience.”

LEER Group is a business unit of JB Poindexter & Co. (JBPCO), a larger private portfolio of manufacturing companies that provide premium transportation goods and services. JBPoindexter & Co. includes transportation industry leaders such as Morgan Truck Body, Masterack, Morgan Olson, Reading Truck Group and JBPCO’s newest business unit, EAVX.

“Each of our business units is an established leader in their respective markets, and the LEER Group is no exception,” said Norb Markert, President and COO, JB Poindexter & Company. “With eight manufacturing facilities and more than 1,300 independent dealers across North America, LEER Group is well positioned to continue to make a significant impact on the industry, grow market share and produce quality accessories that consumers are looking for their trucks.”

About LEER Group

LEER Group is a collection of companies that together make it North America’s largest manufacturer and supplier of fiberglass and aluminum truck caps, tonneau covers and truck accessories. These recreational and commercial/fleet products include LEER, SnugTop, Century, Pace Edwards by LEER, BEDSLIDE, StateWide Windows and SE-GI brands. Based in Indiana, LEER Group has manufacturing facilities in Indiana, California, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Mexico, as well as more than 1,300 independent dealers across North America. LEER Group is a Business Unit of J.B. Poindexter & Co. (JBPCO), a larger private portfolio of manufacturing companies that provide premium transportation goods and services. For more information on LEER, SnugTop, Century, Pace Edwards by LEER or BEDSLIDE products, visit LEER.com, SnugTop.com, CenturyCaps.com or BEDSLIDE.com or call Stacey Harris at 574-850-4260 .

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