Local company marks milestone

POSTED: 4:33 PM May 21 2013   UPDATED: 6:05 PM May 21 2013

A new tractor trailer made by a local company will soon be on area highways working for a local business. 

Tuesday morning Utility Trailers in Glade Spring, Virginia unveiled the company's 50,000th trailer. The trailer is the newest addition to the Food City fleet.

We're told Food City has more than 600 trucks used to get food to area stores.

Utility Trailer says it was important this milestone trailer went to a local company.

Employees at Utility Trailer tell us since the tornadoes of 2011 the plant has been re-built and expanded. The company now has the capacity to make 40 trailers a day.

Click here to see aerial photos of the company's recovery following the 2011 tornadoes.