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Pitts Trailers Celebrates 40 Years
Pitts Trailers, Inc., a manufacturer of transportation solutions across the heavy-duty industry, is celebrating its 40th year in business.
Date Posted: 5/1/2016
Pitts Trailers, Inc., a manufacturer of transportation solutions across the heavy-duty industry, is celebrating its 40th year in business. Pitts Trailers was founded by Andrew Pitts in 1976 in Eastern Alabama. He was dedicated to solving the transportation needs of the forestry market by building strong and dependable trailers for the local logger.
Pitts started his business in a 200 sq. ft. office and a 2 bay shop in his home town of Pittsview, Alabama. Focused on quality product and built for the customers’ needs, Pitts only built a handful of trailers in the beginning. With the introduction and expansion of a dedicated dealer network, along with the core ideals of Andrew Pitts and the leadership of his son Jeff Pitts, Pitts Trailers has grown to the largest forestry and fixed neck lowboy manufacturer in the country.
Jeff Pitts purchased the company from his father in 2002. Under his guidance Pitts Enterprises, parent company of Pitts Trailers, has grown to the 13th largest trailer manufacturer in the country, producing over 4,200 trailers in 2015. Pitt Enterprises has a total of five manufacturing facilities spread across 70 acres in Pittsview, AL and Elba, AL. Pitts Enterprises is home to over 450 team members, who are now not just employees, but also stockholders as Pitts participates in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. “Our people make the critical difference separating us from all competitors, and as stockholders our people will lead this company into the future,” said Jeff Pitts, CEO of Pitts Enterprises.
Since 1976 Pitts Trailers has been known for innovation, performance, value, quality and durability. The company’s roots run deep in the area of truck trailer manufacturing excellence and Pitts continues to grow to meet its customers’ requirements. The company utilizes decades of experience, computer aided design, skilled craftsmen and state-of-the-art facilities to produce safe and reliable trailers. As the country’s largest and only complete line forestry trailer manufacturer, Pitts offers a wide variety of truck trailers including log trailers, knuckle boom loader carrier chassis, open top chip vans, closed top chip vans, moving floor vans, hydraulic removable neck lowboys, fixed neck lowboys, steel platforms, composite platforms and extendable platforms.
For more information on Pitts Trailers, call 800-321-8073 or visit www.pittstrailers.com.
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