Wabash R&D

Invested in Innovation

Wabash understands the economic, regulatory and operational challenges facing our customers and their businesses, and we’re passionate about making a difference. Our commitment to engineering and innovation stems from our desire to improve safety, efficiency and performance for the future.

We’re always looking for ways to optimize performance through applying new materials, technology and processes in ways that help our customers be more successful. In addition to our own testing, we also partner with third party testing facilities to ensure multiple viewpoints and leverage specialized equipment.

In-House Testing

Our R&D Test Center includes state-of-the-art testing equipment to ensure regulatory compliance and the best possible performance. In addition to specialized testing conducted by our third party partners, our own capabilities include:

  • 100 Insight MTS
  • Fork Truck Simulator
  • Corrosion Test Chamber
  • Environmental Test Chamber
  • Hydraulic Pump Room
  • 50K MTS
  • Canadian Rear Impact Guard Test Fixture
  • Rear Frame Test Fixture
  • Van Trailer Floor Test
  • UV Test Chamber
  • 3-Point Bend Test Fixture
  • Thermal Bay
  • Reefer Van Test Facility
  • Data Acquisition
  • Buff/Draft Data Acquisition
  • RoadRailer Test Facility
Learn more about Wabash's exciting trailer innovations and the ways we’re positioning new enhancements for the future.