Truck Manufacturer of the Month: PACCAR

FROM WIKIPEDIA –
PACCAR Inc. is a Fortune 500 company[8] and was ranked the third-largest manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in the world in 2011–12,[9][10] and has substantial manufacturing in light and medium vehicles through its various subsidiaries…

PACCAR Inc started as Seattle Car Manufacturing Company in 1905 with a capitalization of $10,000 and was founded by William Pigott, Sr., its original business was the production of Railway and Logging equipment. The company built a new factory in Renton in 1909 after its Duwamish facility was destroyed in fire as well as to fulfill large number of orders.[16] In 1917 it merged with a Portland firm, Twohy Brothers which was its only competitor on the west coast at the time and company was renamed as Pacific Car and Foundry Company…

LINK TO WEBSITE: WWW.PACCAR.COM

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