A.R.E. Truck Caps, Tonneau Covers and Commercial Options for 2016 Toyota Tacoma

Full line of A.R.E. Accessories Truck Caps, Tonneau Covers and commercial product options now available for 2016 Toyota Tacoma.
MASSILLON, Ohio – Available immediately, A.R.E. Accessories is offering the company’s full range of well-designed fiberglass truck caps, tonneau covers and commercial products for the new 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup.

The complete line of A.R.E.’s quality-built truck caps is available for all cab and bed configurations for these mid-size pickup trucks.

To create an aerodynamic, secure and weatherproof storage area in the 2016 Tacoma’s bed, A.R.E.’s fiberglass tonneau covers are durable, easy to open and close, and integrate seamlessly into the design of this new truck model.

For commercial applications, A.R.E. offers the rugged, customizable Deluxe Commercial Unit (DCU) and ToolMaster Series truck caps.

All A.R.E. products are painted to match the owner’s truck using the exact OEM paint code for a high-quality appearance and are backed by a limited lifetime warranty for the life of the original pickup truck it is installed on. Visit www.4are.com or call 330-830-7800 for additional details.
About A.R.E. Accessories
A.R.E. Accessories, a THI Corporation company, began manufacturing aluminum frame truck caps in 1969 and has become a leading manufacturer of fiberglass truck caps and hard tonneau covers for consumer and fleet/commercial use. At its ISO 9001:2008-certified manufacturing facilities, A.R.E.’s 670 employees create the products that are sold through a network of more than 675 independent authorized dealers. For more information, contact A.R.E. at 400 Nave Rd. S.E., P.O. Box 1100, Massillon, OH 44648, email contact@4are.com, call 330-830-7800 or visit www.4are.com.

MOTHERS CHOICE AT SEMA

A.R.E. ACCESSORIES’ FORD F-150 PROJECT TRUCK WINS 2014 MOTHERS CHOICE AWARD AT SEMA
MASSILLON, Ohio – The new A.R.E. Accessories’ 2015 Ford F-150 Extreme Sport Project Truck was selected for the top 10 Mothers(r) Choice Award at the 2014 SEMA show. Started in 2001 to honor excellence in vehicle design, the awards are presented to the most outstanding SEMA vehicles chosen by a panel of industry judges. According to Jim Holloway, vice president of Mothers, “This truck is a prime example of engineering execution, it’s obvious that a lot of thought went into it, and while there are a lot of lifted trucks here this F-150 has unique styling cues throughout that really got our attention and deserve recognition.”

The winning project truck, built by A.R.E. and Trent’s Trick Upholstery, is designed to showcase the extreme sports lifestyle and create a maximum coolness factor for the Ford F-150 truck. Featuring a completely customized interior from award-winning Trent’s Trick Upholstery and the contributions of over 20 aftermarket product leaders, the project truck is equipped with an array of sporty, eye-catching customization features including an A.R.E. fiberglass truck cap, DUB wheels, Rigid Industries light bars, Corsa exhaust, Bushwacker fender flares, Skyjacker suspension, Air Lift air springs, Toyo tires and a Lynch Concepts custom gloss/matte paint treatment. In addition, GoPro cameras integrated into the design help capture and share all of the extreme sports action.

Trent Van Arsdalen- Trent's Trick Upholstery-Mother's Choice Award hi-res(1)According to Trent’s Trick Upholstery owner Trent Van Arsdalen, “Receiving this award is a great finishing touch for this collaborative effort, and we are proud to have created a special truck that stood out from the dozens of other great project vehicles at SEMA.”

A.R.E. marketing manager Andy Clutter notes that this is the second year in a row that a project truck created by A.R.E. and Trent’s Trick Upholstery has received design recognition at SEMA. “In 2013, our Wounded Warrior Project(r) truck received two GM Design Awards for a customized 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, winning both Chevrolet’s Best New Off-Road Silverado and Best New Chevrolet Interior,” said Clutter. For a history of the past Shine Awards and Mothers Choice winners, visit www.shineaward.com.
About A.R.E. Accessories
A.R.E. Accessories began manufacturing aluminum frame truck caps in 1969 and has become a leading manufacturer of fiberglass truck caps and hard tonneau covers. At its ISO-9001:2008-certified manufacturing facilities, A.R.E.’s more than 700 employees create the products that are sold through a network of more than 650 independent authorized dealers. For more information, contact A.R.E. at 400 Nave Rd. S.E., P.O. Box 1100, Massillon, OH 44648, email contact@4are.com, call 330-830-7800 or visit www.4are.com.
About Mothers(r)
Mothers(r) is known worldwide for its premium-grade polishes, waxes and cleaners, and offers a broad array of finish care products under its Back-to-Black(r), California Gold(r), Marine, PowerBall(r), Professional and Reflections(r) lines. Go to www.mothers.com for information on all of these products, along with a host of how to videos and car care tips in the online Mothers(r) Detail Guide at www.detailguide.com and the Wax Forum at www.waxforum.com. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mothersusa.
About Trent’s Trick Upholstery
Since 2009, Trent and Tricia VanArsdalen have been creating one-of-a-kind custom vehicles at their state of the art shop in Baltimore, Ohio. The company has received many awards for their unique treatments of street rods, muscle cars and pickup trucks, including a 2009 SEMA award for their 2010 Chevy Camaro SS show car. For more information, visit www.trentstrickupholstery.com.

A.R.E. AND RIGID INDUSTRIES TEAM UP

MASSILLON, Ohio – A.R.E. Accessories, a leading truck cap and fiberglass tonneau cover manufacturer, has entered into a joint marketing partnership with LED light technology experts Rigid Industries. This arrangement will provide both companies with opportunities to offer new and innovative products to A.R.E.’s consumer and commercial truck cap and tonneau cover audiences. The first product offering is a Rigid E-Series LED Light Bar available as optional equipment on A.R.E. fiberglass MX Series truck caps, which are available for most current model year pickup trucks in all cab and bed configurations. The MX Series cap sports an aerodynamic raised roof design that provides extra headroom and storage capacity, and has a full walk-in door option for easy rear access. The light bar will be factory installed on new caps, and can also be easily retrofitted to any existing A.R.E. MX Series truck cap.

A.R.E. MX Series Lightbar hi-resA.R.E. and Rigid’s partnership grew out of both companies working together on a number of notable project truck builds, including the most recent award-winning vehicle, a 2015 Ford F-150 Extreme Sport project truck, which received a Ford Project Excellence Award and a Mothers Choice Award at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in November.

A.R.E. plans to incorporate Rigid’s lighting technology into a number of new products, adding style to the company’s well-designed fiberglass tonneau covers and providing functional work use lighting for the Deluxe Commercial Unit Series of commercial truck caps. According to Todd Hoffman, A.R.E. president and CEO, “There is a logical synergy between our companies, and we are proud to be able to offer Rigid’s quality lighting solutions to enhance the A.R.E. user experience.”

For more information about the new partnership and product offerings, visit www.4are.com , email contact@4are.com or call 330-830-7800.
About A.R.E. Accessories
A.R.E. began manufacturing aluminum frame truck caps in 1969 and has become a leading manufacturer of fiberglass truck caps and hard tonneau covers. At its ISO-9001:2008-certified manufacturing facilities, A.R.E.’s more than 700 employees create the products that are sold through a network of more than 650 independent authorized dealers. For more information, contact A.R.E. at 400 Nave Rd. S.E., P.O. Box 1100, Massillon, OH 44648, email contact@4are.com, call 330-830-7800 or visit www.4are.com.

About Rigid Industries
Thanks to its unparalleled patented Hybrid, Specter and Hyperspot optics and its torture-tested housings, Rigid Industries is a world leader in the forward projecting LED lighting industry. Rigid Industries ranked 316th on the Inc. 500 list for 2014 and ranked as the fastest growing off-road LED lighting manufacturer in America. Rigid LED lighting products can be used in a plethora of applications across industries such as: agriculture, construction, emergency response, industrial, marine, military, mining, and, of course, off-road and power sports. Rigid Industries is committed to providing top-notch, innovative technologies and always guarantees a quality product which has been designed, engineered, and assembled in the USA. For more information and a comprehensive list of products, visit http://www.rigidindustries.com or follow the company on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.