Retrax Donates to Holiday Magic From Markus

The [Holiday Magic From Markus] event, held in memory of UND football fan Markus Bryant, provides gifts for area children diagnosed with serious illnesses.

This year, six children will be recipients of Holiday Magic. Last weekend, approximately 20 UND football players participated in gift buying and wrapping party for the children who will receive the gifts.

Former UND players also are involved in the annual charity event. Afterward, the gift opening will begin.

The local company that raised the most for Holiday Magic this year was Retrax, which donated $1,250 to the Holiday Magic From Markus fund.

- Grand Forks Herald

Retrax Donates $2000 to Help Aid the Kids+ Program

On October 10th, the Northlands Rescue Mission, Kids+ Program was the proud recipient of a charitable donation amount of $2000 from Retrax Holdings, LLC, the manufacturer of Retrax Truck Bed Covers, in Grand Forks.

Throughout the month of September, the company ran a promotion in an effort to “Cover Grand Forks” with America’s #1 retractable truck bed cover.  It was decided that 5% of the sales from the promotion would go to the Kids+ Program.  “Our employees wanted to help impact the children of the Grand Forks area by ensuring they have the needed food for the weekends and holidays,” stated Andy Nephew, Retrax Sales & Marketing Manager.  The Kids+ Program is a program designed to provide hungry kids with the nutrition they need on the weekends or when classes aren’t in session.

Retrax Raises Over $2,000 For Youth Scholarship

(Grand Forks, ND) – On April 17, The Grand Forks Parks and Recreation Foundation was the proud recipient of the charitable donation amount of $2,020 raised by the employees of Retrax, the manufacturer of Retrax Truck Bed Covers, in Grand forks. Earlier in April, the employees had a “Pie in the Face” fundraiser to raise money for the Grand Forks Parks and Recreations Foundation’s “Scholarships for Local Kids” program. The employees voted to select the Grand Forks Parks and Recreation Foundation as the recipient of its contest dollars because of their focus on local children’s activities. “Our employees wanted to raise dollars to go towards a Recreational program for kids, and the Grand Forks Parks and Recreation Foundation met our criteria to give as many kids as possible the opportunity to play this summer,” stated Larissa Campbell, Retrax Human Resources Specialist.  Parks and Recreation Foundation Development Officer Gary Harris, Jr. estimates that approximately 115 kids will benefit from scholarship money received from Retrax employees. Scholarships provided are based solely on family need.

About Retrax, an employee owned company, which is headquartered in the Industrial Park of Grand Forks, designs, develops, and manufactures America’s #1 retractable truck bed cover.

About the Grand Forks Parks & Recreation Foundation: Founded in 2007, the Grand Forks Parks & Recreation Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the  development and enhancement of parks, playgrounds, recreational facilities, programs and activities, the foundation is able to enhance the lives and opportunities of the people of Grand Forks. For more information, visit www.gfparksfoundation.org. Courtesy of the Grand Forks Herald.

Retrax Introduces New RetraxPRO Cover

Retrax, announces the release of the all new RetraxPRO, the pinnacle of retractable pickup bed cover technology. This unique cover is constructed of heavy duty aluminum slats, which are connected by flexible hinges to create a durable and weather tight seal. The cover also looks great! With its glossy, black, powder coated finish, it’s the perfect complement to any pickup truck.

The RetraxPRO bed cover utilizes a unique, patented design which allows it to retract on sealed ball bearing rollers into a compact spiral canister located at the front of the pickup bed. This low-profile design incorporates a front cover that is flush with the rolling cover, which streamlines the overall appearance and provides a firm, dependable seal to help keep the pickup bed dry. The RetraxPRO is also key lockable in any position along the rail, and features a dual latch locking system underneath the rolling cover. The RetraxPRO cover is backed by a limited lifetime warranty, and can be easily installed without drilling in about an hour.

Retrax Joins Facebook

Recently Retrax joined the social networking site Facebook. Retrax photos, information and answers to questions about anything Retrax related can be found on the Retrax fan page by clicking here.