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A pink bulldog? Mack takes on breast cancer with pink truck display

The truck display concludes a month of breast cancer awareness activities for employees, including a Think Pink Awareness Fair and a Pink 5K Celebration. (Photo courtesy Mack Trucks)

The Trucker News Services

10/23/2012

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack Trucks took on breast cancer this week by displaying a pink Mack Granite medium-duty dump truck in front of Mack Trucks’ corporate headquarters here.

The truck display concludes a month of breast cancer awareness activities for employees, including a Think Pink Awareness Fair and a Pink 5K Celebration.

The Granite is owned by Virginia Paving Co., a division of The Lane Construction Corp. and sold by Tidewater Mack Inc. in Chesapeake, Va., and participates in local parades and events in support of breast cancer awareness.

Virginia Paving Co. regularly paints some of its trucks to support charitable causes as a part of the “Dump Trucks for Charities” program. 

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Mack is one of North America’s largest producers of heavy-duty trucks and Mack trucks are sold and serviced through an extensive distribution network in more than 45 countries.

Mack trucks and diesel engines sold in North America are assembled in the United States.

Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality and ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems.  Mack is also a sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations' public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of the nation’s roadways.

Mack Trucks Inc. is part of the Volvo Group, one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction equipment, drive systems for marine and industrial applications. 

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