Featherlite Trailers named #1 livestock trailer manufacturer

April 3, 2012 Off By Roberta Johnston

Featherlite Trailers was recognized as the number one manufacturer of livestock trailers in 2011, as determined by data from Statistical Surveys, Inc.

This is the fifth consecutive year Featherlite has received this award. Featherlite is the nation’s oldest aluminum specialty trailer brand, having built its first aluminum livestock trailer in 1973. In addition to livestock trailers, Featherlite manufactures horse trailers, car trailers, utility trailers, ATV trailers, racecar transporters and other specialty trailers.

Statistical Surveys is a premier provider of market intelligence to the trailer, marine, manufactured housing and RV industries. They specialize in the ongoing gathering of new retail registration data in these industries and have created the world’s largest number of market share data reports. Featherlite’s award was determined based on retail registrations of livestock trailers in 2011.

“We thank Statistical Surveys for recognizing Featherlite’s leadership in the livestock market,” Featherlite Vice President of Sales & General Manager Eric Clement said. “Featherlite looks forward to serving farmers and ranchers with hauling options that are durable, reliable and innovative for years to come.”

Featherlite recently unveiled its 2013 product line, including its new low profile five foot wide stock trailer Model 8105 and a fuel trailer Model 1570. New options for Featherlite stock trailers include an internal and external rotary slam latch and a side ramp on Model 8127 for easy loading of an ATV through the escape door. In addition, Featherlite introduced a new 10-year limited structural transferable warranty on 2013 models.

Featherlite livestock trailers, which include gooseneck trailers, bumper pull trailers, combo trailers and semi livestock trailers, are sold through Featherlite’s dealer network of 160 across the U.S. and Canada.

For more information on Featherlite Trailers, visit www.fthr.com/tnews or call 800-800-1230.

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About Featherlite

Featherlite Trailers, located in Cresco, Iowa, is the nation’s leading aluminum specialty trailer manufacturer. Featherlite has highly diversified product lines offering horse, livestock, car, utility and recreational trailers through an extensive dealer network in the U.S. and Canada. Featherlite is part of the Universal Trailer Corporation’s family of brands.