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American Towman Magazine Presents the Week in TowingNovember 14 - November 20, 2018
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Sporting a Fresh and Modern Design

0 8a3aeBy George L. Nitti

At the American Towman Expo in Baltimore last year, two Redman Fleet Services trucks gained recognition in the American Wrecker Pageant.

Their 2012 Ford F-350/Jerr-Dan MPL captured first place in the Light Duty, Pre-2016 class, while their 2010 Peterbilt 388/Century 7035 garnered third place in the Heavy-Duty Tandem class.

Over the last couple of years, the company has made a huge change in design, according to co-owner J.J. Redman, in departing from a more traditional look to one that is modern and fresh.

"Over the last couple of years," Redman said, "we have tried to keep up with the times."

Since 2016, they have been working on a makeover of their fleet of some 150 trucks, drawing on their in-house paint shop.

Both award-winning units sport a fresh and modern look, enhanced with a silvery blue color base, colorful striping and bright logo.

Redman explained that when they take possession of their trucks, they first paint the base a "Redman Blue" and then add the striping and lettering. Then, when they sell it for resale, they simply remove the wrap or decals and repaint the base a white color.

What Redman likes most about the design is that the company name is very easy to read as it blends into the graphics.

"One of my pet peeves is when you can't read a company name," Redman said." What I like about our name is that it is visible and not obnoxious."

Indeed, the colors of these two units radiate, moving along the color spectrum of white and yellow to hues of orange, red and purple. A large black shadow around the company name and a 3-D effect help it stand out even further.

According to Redman, the Expo served as a catalyst for finishing their graphics quickly.

"The show was the incentive to get the truck done," Redman said, referring to the heavy-duty wrecker. "It only took five weeks from the time we took delivery of it. The painter wanted it done in time for the show as it gave him a sense of pride to have it displayed at the show for the industry to see."

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