SINCE 1953

Over 50 years of design, engineering, and production experience assures customer satisfaction and we continue to provide a standard for the industry. We specialize in making custom truck bodies that work for all your job-site needs. From lighter bodies to the heaviest bodies around, use United Truck Body!

UTB is built and maintained with a very experienced team of truck equipment veterans who have continued to grow and expand with the company in the tradition of creator Mr. Podlesak, who required that each body was “Built to Work…Built to Last!”

UTB best is known for its Utility and Crane Body line and has expanded manufacturing to include Dump Bodies, Flatbeds and Custom Bodies.

We are dedicated to providing dependable, innovative, and high-quality American truck bodies.


Legendary work truck pioneer, Jack Podlesak, started providing the utility and telephone industry with his utility body to provide security and cost savings in 1953. Under Jack’s stewardship, the company grew to three locations providing the highest quality utility bodies, cranes and digger derricks to the utility industry.

Jack retired from the business in 1989 at which time, former employees lead by Norm Rose, purchased the company. Norm led the company until his retirement in 2006 at which time the plant was relocated to its present home in Phoenix, Arizona.

UTB is led today with an experienced team of truck equipment veterans who have continued to grow and expand the company in the tradition of Mr. Podlesak.

The product line has expanded today to include crane bodies, dump bodies, contractor and chippers. For all your vocational needs, United Truck Bodies is here to serve the contractor and utility industry.