Great Dane Announces New Dealership Facility

(Savannah, Georgia – November 18, 2016) – Great Dane full-service dealer, Central Valley Trailer Repair (CVTR), has opened a new, state-of-the-art facility in Fresno, California. The facility spans nearly 60,000 square feet and reflects the vision of CVTR owner Mike Shuemake.

“We are thrilled to celebrate our 32nd year of business with the opening of this new facility,” said Shuemake. “The detailed design of this building reflects CVTR’s commitment to creating the biggest, best and most efficient facility possible for both customers and employees.”

The vast facility features a 20-door service area with a paint booth and trailer wash section, administrative and sales offices, and a parts display and order area. For added comfort and convenience, CVTR offers a driver waiting room with TV and beverage service, a customer reception lounge, and an expedient sales line for new and used trailers.

“This state-of-the-art facility was designed to accommodate the future growth of CVTR and Great Dane in central California,” said Rob Ulsh, Great Dane vice president of Dealer and International Sales.

CVTR is an authorized Great Dane sales, parts and service center with locations in Fresno and Stockton, California. In 2014, CVTR received the Great Dane Dealer of the Year award. It is the largest dealer of new Great Dane trailers in the western United States.

An open house for the new facility is planned for May 2017.


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About Great Dane

Great Dane is the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial transportation equipment, including dry and refrigerated trailers and truck bodies, as well as steel, aluminum and combo platform trailers. Great Dane has a storied history in the commercial trucking industry and is a driving force in trailer technology, innovation, quality and customer service. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and with additional corporate offices in Savannah, Georgia, Great Dane has manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the United States. The company’s network of corporate-owned branches, full-line independent dealers and parts-only independent dealers offers a broad range of distribution points for new and used trailers as well as aftermarket services across North and South America. Visit Great Dane online at