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WEATHER GUARD® Announces New Aluminum Safari Van Rack That Secures More Construction Materials Than Imaginable

Mar 6, 2023

New Safari Van Rack Provides Multiple Application Uses For Professional Trades

Itasca, IL, March 6, 2023 – WEATHER GUARD®, the industry leader in work truck and van equipment, today introduces a new WEATHER GUARD® Aluminum Safari Van Rack. It’s designed to haul more because contractors need to take a bulk of materials and ladders to the jobsite. The new all-purpose van rack provides the strength and durability that WEATHER GUARD® is known for. Jobsite materials can easily be secured for the long haul with built-in innovative solutions and even assist the user with loading and unloading while protecting the vehicle during transportation.

“Our customers need best-in-class van solutions when loading and transporting equipment like extra-long materials and ladders,” said Carla Ramalho, Product Manager for WEATHER GUARD® Van. “The new Safari Van Rack is ideal for storing ladders, planks, pipe and lumber and multiple trades can utilize this type of versatile solution, from general contractors to HVAC technicians to telcom professionals.”

Designed for Versatility, Strength and Durability
The new Model WEATHER GUARD® van rack features a load assist roller bar that protects the vehicle, while simplifying the loading and unloading of ladders and construction materials. It also includes adjustable ladder stops and tie-down points to enable users to easily set up the rack in the most efficient and effective configuration for their load. The lightweight, aluminum construction provides corrosion resistant protection for harsh environments to preserve the longevity of all equipment. The WEATHER GUARD® Aluminum Safari Van Rack is available in three sizes to fit long, compact and standard vehicles and can be installed in under an hour with no cutting or drilling required on the main rack. It is compatible with leading commercial full-size and compact vans sold in the U.S. and Canada.

Additional product features include:

  • Multiple tie-down points for securing loads to the rack.
  • ARMOUR Tuf white powder coat paint on both side rails.
  • Compatibility with WEATHER GUARD and other roof mounting channels.*
  • Compatible with all roof height vans.


*Mounting channels are required for assembly and sold separately


The new WEATHER GUARD® Aluminum Safari Van Racks including model numbers ASRL001, ASRC001 and ASRS001 are not only ideal for storing long ladders and pump jacks, but also scaffolding, electrical conduit, plumbing pipes and sheet materials like plywood and drywall. They offer a variety of accessory options for increased versatility and noise reduction measures for on the road comfort. The new Aluminum Safari Van Racks are now available nationwide. To learn more, please visit:


WEATHER GUARD®, a WernerCo Professional brand, is an industry leader in truck and van equipment, including truck boxes, drawer units, bulkheads, shelving, cabinets, and racks for trucks, vans and utility vehicles. WEATHER GUARD® creates truck and van organization systems that promote productivity and provide superior protection against break-ins and inclement weather conditions. WEATHER GUARD® products are manufactured in Crystal Lake, Illinois. For more information, visit    


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