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Brisbane Truck Show….raging success

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

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Six companies were recognised with show awards at the 2009 Queensland Truck and Machinery Show. Mr Brett Wright, CEO of the Commercial Vehicle Industry Association (CVIAQ) praised the exhibitors for their contribution to what is forecasted to be the best show in the 41 year history of the event. “The show is a major undertaking and construction of the exhibits is a mammoth task spanning 5 days and involving thousands of contractors and staff to bring it all together,” said Wright.The 2009 Queensland Truck & Machinery Show Awards consist of 6 major categories with winners as follows:


Truck of the Show Sponsored by Truckin’ Life

AWARDED TO WESTERN STAR TRUCKS – 69FXC

Outstanding Truck Manufacturer Display Sponsored by Australasian Transport News & Owner Driver

AWARDED TO MACK TRUCKS AUSTRALIA

Outstanding Trailer / Body Manufacturer Display Sponsored by Deals on Wheels

AWARDED TO O’PHEE TRAILERS

Outstanding Vehicle Component & Equipment Display Sponsored by Diesel

AWARDED TO JOST AUSTRALIA

Outstanding Earthmoving Manufacturer Display Sponsored by Earthmovers and Excavators

AWARDED TO JCB CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AUSTRALIA

Risk Management Excellence Sponsored by Worklaw Health & Safety

AWARDED TO VOLVO TRUCKS AUSTRALIA

Mr Wright added: “The judges commended both the individual winners and the industry as a whole on a truly world class display at this year’s show which is conducted on a biennial basis”.