Dakota Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. manufactures aluminum trailers. It offers hopper trailers, construction trailers, class and truck boxes, and seed/fertilizer tender trailers. The company provides custom grain, gravel, side dump, or belly dump trailers. It serves customers through a network of dealers in the United States and Canada. Dakota Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. was formerly known as Hawkeye Manufacturing and changed its name to Dakota Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. in May 2005. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Yankton, South Dakota. As of May 1, 2015, Dakota Trailer Manufacturing, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Trail King Industries, Inc.