News and Events

New Half Round Design with Lighter Weight - April 11,2019

Based on the feedback we’ve received from several customers, we tasked our Engineering group to redesign our Half Round Trailer to reduce its weight, which would make it more attractive to end users focused on payload.

We are pleased to announce that our Engineering team has been successful in its task and has reduced the weight of the trailer by an estimated 800 pounds.

This new Triple Axle Half Round is a new design.  The weight reduction goal was achieved by using new tools and new ideas generated from our team brainstorming sessions.  One of our new tools is an updated version of the latest Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software.  Using the FEA software, we have determined that this new design meets, and in many areas exceeds, our minimum acceptable safe limits for operation. 

Based on this, we expect this new design will perform as expected and should hold-up very well for our customers and their end users, while giving the end users more payload opportunities.

The designs are complete and we will be ready to take orders for this new trailer no later than the end of April, if not before.

If you have any questions, please contact your CTS sales person.

 

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Organizational Changes effective July 30, 2018

As we prepare for the future, we are pleased to announce two changes in our management team:
First, after leading the CTS team for the past seven years, Jim Bearrows will now be the Territory Sales Manager maintaining and developing our relationships on the East Coast.  This will allow Jim to be closer to his family in the Raleigh, NC area and continue to play an integral part of our growth plans.  Having a presence on the East Coast should also help us provide improved customer service and interaction with our customers in this area.
Second, I am excited to have joined CTS as its new President.  With over thirty years of financial and operational experience, the past eleven as President of a very successful metal fabrication company, I am looking forward to leading the CTS team as we build on the solid customer service and quality reputation that we have in the marketplace by implementing a Continuous Improvement mindset in all areas of the company.
Thank you for helping CTS become the company it is today and I look forward to your continued support as we work to make CTS stronger company focused on customer service and our employees.

Thomas F. Collins, President