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Follow the latest news and coverage of the trailer manufacturing industry. Find out the new players in the trailers market and stay up-to-date on the latest models and equipment from established brands. From semi truck commercial trailers to consumer utility trailers, you can follow the latest developments here.
Attendees of MATS 2018 Transported Back in Time with a Look at Talbert’s First Trailer Ever
This past March, at the Mid-America Trucking Show, the American Historical Truck Society had the first ever trailer ever produced by Talbert Manufacturing on exhibit. This 80 year old piece of equipment gave attendees a chance to get an up-close and personal look at the trailer that would set in motion a legacy of innovative and reliable heavy-haul solutions from then on out. The VP of sales and marketing, Troy Geisler, even made an appearance to share the history of the trailer, which made it’s humble debut in 1938, as well as the innovations pioneered by founder, Austin Talbert, that would follow for years to come.
April 24, 2018
Felling Trailers Showcases EZ Tilt Technology at the 2018 Rental Show
Felling Trailers, Inc. debuted their new EZ Tilt Technology using the FT-12 EZ-T tilt trailer this past February at the 2018 Rental Show in New Orleans, LA. This EZ Tilt Technology provides a 5-degree load angle by allowing for ground level loading with its rotating torsion suspension, which in turn, allows the trailer to load and unload low clearance equipment with ease, including things like floor sweepers, scissor lifts, and rollers. This EZ-Tilt trailer is perfect for rental yards and shops hoping to get customers on their way as quickly and efficiently as possible, since it offers quick and safe loading of versatile loads.
April 21, 2018
Two Superpowers Unite - Goldhofer and Trail King Move the World
The heavy-haul industry is in for some exciting news since the new partnership between Goldhofer and Trail King Industries. Both companies are some of the most respected brands in the industry, and they will be teaming up to promote and support each other’s products. This epic team-up is sure to provide increased benefits in knowledge and service, while enabling the trust established between the companies and their customers to remain solidified.
April 20, 2018
Aspen’s New 55 Ton Lowboy Offers Ultimate in Customizable Flexibility
The same team that brought you Aspen’s heavy haul and super haul trailers has now introduced the new Aspen M5500-8 Commercial trailer. The 55 ton hydraulic removable gooseneck lowboy can be fully customized so that operators don’t have to sacrifice the desire for a lighter-weight trailer or money on extra weight for parts they don’t need. When it comes to providing features offering optimum flexibility, the M5500-8 outshines its competitors by a long shot.
March 22, 2018
Trail King Debuts 110 HDG Paver Special at World of Asphalt Show
Trail King has announced the release of it’s 110 HDG (Hydraulic Detachable Gooseneck) Paver Special within its Advantage Plus Construction line at the 2018 World of Asphalt Show in Houston, TX. The company is excited to show off this new, improved paver special in addition to a wide variety of their other products with the same reputation for high quality, performance, and reliability. You can see all of this for yourself at booth 2752 during the World of Asphalt Show and Conference on March 6-8th.
March 5, 2018
Talbert’s 60 Ton Spread-Axle Trailer Provides Ultimate Versatility
Talbert’s new 60/65SA spread-axle trailer features an innovative design focused on flexibility for the user and maximum ROI. The trailer features 2+2, 3+1 and 4 axle close coupled configurations and a gooseneck extension. These elements, paired with the ability to accommodate both tri-axle and tandem-axle jeeps, make this trailer a great option for hauling loads of various sizes.
December 20, 2017
Talbert Lowbed Trailer Offers Dependability for Day-to-Day Loads
With Talbert Manufacturing's new 35CC-HRG lowbed trailer, the day-to-day hauling of loads, (up to 70,000 pounds overall and within a 12-food load base,) is made simpler, safer, and more efficient. Featuring a removable hydraulic gooseneck, front and rear ramps, removable outriggers, and multiple swing radiuses, deck lengths and widths, the array of custom options allow for an ideal tailoring based on your specific needs. Additionally, this all-purpose trailer can be equipped with a beavertail and ramp so users can drive equipment over the rear of the trailer rather than detach the unit’s gooseneck, ultimately allowing for the safe transportation of various sized equipment to and from job sites, even in confined areas.
December 1, 2017
Talbert Celebrates Removable Gooseneck’s 70-Year Anniversary
Heavy-haul provider, Talbert Manufacturing, is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its mechanical gooseneck patent, which was developed by Austin Talbert, engineer and founder of Talbert Construction Equipment Co. Let's take a stroll down memory lane.
November 8, 2017
Felling Re-Engineers Utility Pole Trailer Focusing on Operator Safety & Ease of Maintenance
Felling has redesigned and engineered their Utility Pole series trailer line focusing on increased operator safety, easy of use, and maintenance. The first of these revamped Pole trailers, the FT-10-1 PT, was released at ICUEE. This model has a retracted length of 24' and can extend to 40' with one adjustment point midway. The model line offers several payload capacities and can be manufactured with a single or tandem axle configuration, both with dual wheels. 10,000, 12,000, 15,000 or 20,000 lb axles are available, and all can be equipped with airbrakes if needed.
November 7, 2017
Talbert's Versatile 55-Ton Roller Paver Lowboy Trailer
Talbert Manufacturing has debuted the 55-Ton Roller Paver (55CC-RP) heavy-haul lowboy trailer for enhanced load versatility and minimal permit costs. The trailer’s concentrated load rating of 55 tons in 12.5 feet of deck allows owners to haul a variety of equipment, including rollers, pavers, excavators and dozers. Talbert also designed the new trailer with dual kingpin settings. These settings allow drivers to operate in states with 43-foot kingpin laws, such as Connecticut, without the need for a permit when traveling empty.
October 17, 2017
Vantage Trailers Vertical Panel Smooth Side Double Wall End Dump Trailer Now Available
Vantage Trailers has restored the double wall end dump trailer to their product lineup. The Vertical Panel Smooth Side (VPSS) double wall, designed around the highly respected smooth side dump, features a lightweight design, straight or tapered body, and heavy duty construction. The Vantage VPSS double wall end dump trailer is available in the most popular widths between 76 to 102 inches.
August 30, 2017
MAC Introduces Light Weight Walking Floor Trailer and Tipper Trailer
The new MAC Lite Walking Floor Trailers and MAC Lite Tipper Trailers are all aluminum and galvanized steel construction and available in lengths from 42' to 53'.
June 9, 2017
New 50-Ton 50CC-BH Trailer with In-Deck Winch Introduced by Talbert
If you're in need for a heavy-haul trailer with low clearance, than look no further than the new 50-Ton 50CC-BH trailer that Talbert Manufacturing has designed and engineered. The trailer features rollers and a snatch block that allow you to pull equipment from either end of the trailer using the 20,000-pound planetary in-deck winch via remote control. The 50CC-BH is equipped with three close-coupled axles and features a 22-foot 6-inch lower deck length, plus a 20-foot 5-inch rear bridge, creating a 43-foot load base.
May 19, 2017
BWS Trailers and Bodies - 50 Years of Success
Started in 1967, BWS has grown from a second generation family run business into a successful corporation building state-of-the-art trailers and bodies for about every application imaginable--agriculture, construction, forestry, oil & gas, commercial trucking, and specialized trailers. Fast forward to 2017 and it seems hard to believe that BWS started in the manor that it did, in the small village of Centreville, NB and has grown exponentially over time. This was a single person operation in its inception, but no longer is that the truth. From small, humble beginnings in an effort to provide a service to the local area, Bernie’s Welding Shop was born. Burney McDougall started by making small custom projects for farm and forestry. Gradually, projects like outfitting trucks with plows and dump bodies came to the fruition.
May 18, 2017
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