Goldhofer and Trail King - Moving the World Together – Heavy Lift News
19 Apr 2018

Goldhofer and Trail King – Moving the World Together

MITCHELL, SD, April 18, 2018 – Goldhofer and Trail King Industries, two of the most respected brands in the heavy haul industry, are teaming up to promote and support each other’s products both in the United States and around the world.  

Goldhofer and Trail King are pleased to announce this exciting news to their entire customer and dealer networks. Founded in 1705, Goldhofer has grown to a global company as a manufacturer and distributor of semitrailers and dual lane transporter for on-road special transports, off-road modular trailers and self-propelled units for extremely heavy loads.

Trail King Industries, Inc. has been positioned as the leading North American trailer manufacturer of open deck and materials hauling trailers serving a wide variety of markets for over 40 years. The companies will provide an unmatched level of engineering excellence, manufacturing quality and outstanding customer service unlike anything currently available in the U.S. or around the world.

Customers will benefit from an expanded portfolio while continuing to rely on the long term relationships they’ve trusted year after year. “Our experience and innovation have earned us an international reputation for time- and cost-effective solutions in the challenging field of multi-modal transportation.

We believe Trail King holds that same reputation in the United States,” says Goldhofer’s General Manager (Transport Technology) and Head of Sales, Rainer Auerbacher. “We are excited to add Trail King’s suite of products to our world-wide customer offering. This alliance puts us in the right position to maintain our standing as quality leaders to meet the various demands of customers in our international markets.”

“We are excited to bring our Trail King brand to international customers by teaming up with Goldhofer,” says Trail King’s President, Joe Kolb. “Goldhofer shares the same value system that Trail King has built upon – a reputation for quality, reliability, and performance. We’re thrilled to now offer our U.S. customers a complete range of products for all of their heavy haul needs from the best manufacturers in the world.

”Together, Goldhofer and Trail King will provide the most comprehensive line of customized hauling solutions and services for every customer. 

About Goldhofer

What originally started as a forge in Memmingen, Bavaria, Germany, in 1705 is now a global company with outstanding experience and powers of innovation. Goldhofer works every day to develop extremely robust and intelligent solutions for on- and off-road heavy-duty and oversized cargo haulage and airport operations.

They also have an impressive international reputation for effective solutions in the challenging field of multi-modal transportation. Their uncompromising commitment to practical vehicle design is combined with the highest standards of production and customer-oriented sales and service.

The results are vehicles that are finely tuned for your purpose and manufactured according to the highest technological standards for extremely economical and highly reliable operation. For more information visit: 

About Trail King Industries, Inc. 

Trail King Industries, Inc., headquartered in Mitchell, SD, is the leading North American manufacturer of a complete line of trailers. With trailers ranging in load capacities from 12,000 pounds to 1,000,000 pounds, Trail King designs, engineers, and manufactures trailers to serve a wide variety of applications for markets as diverse as construction, agriculture, transportation, waste and recycling, and specialized hauling.

Over the years, Trail King has built a reputation for quality, reliability and performance that is unsurpassed. For more information visit:

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