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Truck cover, tarp group renamed Tarp Association


Friday, July 23, 2010
The former Truck Cover and Tarp Association will now be known as the Tarp Association. (Courtesy: TARP ASSOCIATION)
The former Truck Cover and Tarp Association will now be known as the Tarp Association. (Courtesy: TARP ASSOCIATION)

ROSEVILLE, Minn. — The growing demand for multiple applications for tarps has triggered an association name change for the organization that represents tarp manufacturers.

The members of the Truck Cover and Tarp Association (TCTA) recently voted to change the name to Tarp Association, which reflects a diversification of tarp use to include agricultural tarps and covers, construction, daily waste tarps, poly tarps, garden, sports, field covers, marine covers; and gym floor covers in addition to truck covers and tarps.

“The expansion creates opportunities to promote tarps and covers to a broader group of buyers. Many members of the former TCTA provide products to these markets,” association Managing Director Andrew Aho said. "This change will enhance the IFAI membership value for these members."

Buyers who go to www.tarpquote.com to request quotes for tarps and covers will now find that the site has been expanded beyond truck covers to include these additional product lines.

 Tarpquote.com includes the opportunity to get quotes on lumber and steel tarps; coil tarps and siding systems for trucks; and quotes for dump truck and dump trailer tarps. The website has been expanded to include tarps used in the waste industry such as hand tarps, tarp for a roll-off truck and daily landfill covers. Hay and cotton module covers are also available along with athletic field covers and custom tarps.

Among other shows, the Tarp Association will be represented at the Mid-America Trucking Show March 31-April 2, 2011, in Louisville, Ky.

The Trucker staff can be reached to comment on this article at editor@thetrucker.com.

 

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