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History
Formed in 2001 and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Universal Trailer Corporation announced its presence when it acquired Exiss Aluminum Trailers, Inc. of El Reno, Okla., as its first brand. In 2002 Haulmark Industries, Inc., headquartered in Bristol, Ind., joined the family of brands. Sooner Trailer Manufacturing Company of Duncan, Okla., became a part of Universal in late 2003, Miley in 2004, Featherlite of Cresco, Ia., in late 2006 and Wells Cargo of Elkhart, Ind., in 2009. Though Universal was formed in 2001, its brands have been in existence for a minimum of 15 years to more than 50 years. Today Universal has nine manufacturing plants across the United States.

Universal: A Symbol of Quality
In an industry fragmented by more than a hundred trailer brands and products of wildly varying quality, trailer customers can trust the solid reputation of Universal’s “family of  brands.” To customers, a Universal trailer means better value and steadfast attention to excellence and service.