Trailer News

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.

The automotive trailer market isn't just a niche industry but a growing force—with a projected to leap to $23.54 billion in 2023, with a notable compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5%.
September 27, 2023

This revolutionary piece of industrial equipment not only makes trailer stacking a breeze but also ensures a safe and efficient operation.
August 15, 2023

Talbert Manufacturing, a leading heavy-haul and specialized trailer manufacturer, has announced the completion of a customized version of its 60CC-RC trailer that offers enhanced weight distribution options and a reinforced deck for greater versatility to meet load requirements in various states.
March 24, 2023

MAC Liquid Tank Trailer (MAC LTT), a subsidiary of MAC Trailer Enterprises, Inc., announced the expansion of their stainless-steel division with the purchase of the Mt. Pleasant, Michigan facility located at 1799 Gover Parkway. The $10 million expansion, with the support of $7 million in New Market Tax Credits (NMTC), includes 15.85 acres, a 105,000 square-foot production and office space, and new equipment with aspirations to increase production capabilities to meet the company's growing needs.   
April 26, 2022

MAC Trailer Enterprises, Inc. announced the expansion of their aluminum dump trailer product line with the purchase of Bullet Trailer. This facility is now formally MAC Bullet Manufacturing, Inc., currently located at 410 Factory Road, Sunnyside, Washington. The $2 million expansion includes 3.92 acres, an almost 25,000 square-foot leased facility and office space, all necessary equipment, and the registered trademark (# 1,622,364) for the Bullet and design.
April 19, 2022

Royal Truck & Trailer, a premier midwestern transportation supplier of new and used trailers and heavy-duty truck and trailer service, parts, and accessories, announced it has acquired Arista Truck Systems. Arista is a leading Morgan truck body dealer, which specializes in designing and installing commercial truck equipment. The purchase of Arista Truck Systems, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, continues Royal’s mission to be the best resource for the transportation industry.
June 3, 2021

Landoll has introduced a new option for Models 855 and 860 Construction Series Detachable trailers. The drop side trailer option features a 5” lowered track area and a raised center. This specialty option benefits end users that are hauling tall excavators, cranes or vehicles that must obtain the very lowest deck height possible.
December 12, 2020

Talbert Manufacturing offers its Tag-A-Long Austin Carry-All Series (AC Series) Trailers to minimize load times and maximize productivity for everyday hauling of small- to mid-size equipment. The line of 10- to 25-ton tag-a-long trailers features industry-leading loaded deck heights, durable construction and a low, 7-degree load angle to transport a variety of equipment — from asphalt rollers and machines for dirt work to cable and pipe for gas and electric utility applications. Talbert’s AC Series is ideal for use in industries such as general construction, paving, agriculture and oil fields.
June 26, 2020

Talbert Manufacturing introduces the 35FG-BVTL — a fixed-neck, drop deck trailer for small- to mid-size equipment machinery movers operating in oil fields, agriculture and construction and demolition. The 35-ton trailer is rated at 70,000 pounds concentrated in 20 feet and features hydraulic ramps for safe, efficient loading and unloading in confined spaces.  
April 16, 2020

Talbert Manufacturing updated the 60CC/55SA-LD trailer for increased flexibility to meet differing hauling regulations. This unique trailer showcases a new hydraulically operated system to allow operation of the third axle only or a combination of third and fourth axles. The 60CC/55SA-LD also features an industry-leading 18-inch loaded deck height — 2 inches lower than competitive models — and 6-inch ground clearance. It also gives operators the ability to switch between configurations, for state-of-the-art load versatility and limiting the need for additional permitting.
February 21, 2020

Talbert Manufacturing offers the 65SA Modular Trailer with unique design that features a flip extension to accommodate a tandem- or tri-axle jeep dolly, allowing for maximum load configurations. It can also pair with Talbert’s revolutionary E2 or E3Nitro axle extension, which dampens axle movement and controls load transfer. The modular trailer maintains a 65-ton rating at half the deck length with a 16-inch loaded side deck height and 6-inch loaded road clearance.
January 30, 2020

ASA Electronics has collaborated with ATW to develop a new version of their iN-Command Control System specifically for utility trailers. This addition brings automated smart control to the utility trailer market for the first time. This iN-Command technology for trailers will be available on select models from ATW brands including Big Tex Trailers and PJ Trailers.
September 17, 2019

Talbert Manufacturing is now offering their 60CC/55SA-LD trailer, built for versatility. Pairing with Talbert’s optional East Coast-style E1Nitro axle extension, this trailer features a 60-ton capacity with a close-coupled configuration and a 55-ton hauling capacity with a spread axle configuration. The innovative new design of this model also provides ultimate flexibility for switching between configurations, in order to meet hauling regulations.
December 21, 2018

Dump trucks are larger and tip over more easily than ever before. With the increased frequency of tipping hazards comes the need for a proper dump truck tip-over prevention system. The WINK anti-tip system for dump trucks and dump trailers provides four extra layers of load dump protection to keep dump trailers from turning over.
October 31, 2018

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, 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

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

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 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 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

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