Wabash reports second quarter results

Wabash National Corporation has reported year-overyear operating improvements across most financial and operating metrics. The Company reported an operating loss of $5.7 million for the second quarter of 2010, compared to an operating loss of $16.7 million for the second quarter of 2009. For the six months ended June 30, the Company reported operating losses of $16.9 million and $44.0 million for 2010 and 2009, respectively. The improvement in operating loss of $11.0 million and $27.1 million for the three and six month periods, respectively, resulted from higher production volumes and lower raw material and component costs, as well as the cost and manufacturing optimization enhancements implemented by the Company throughout 2008 and 2009.