Dump Trailers

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October 2, 2017

What's New in Dump Trailers?

Think you’re seeing a lot of aluminum end-dump trailers in recent years? You are. Aluminum’s in, but steel still has a place.

September 29, 2017

This Fleet Promotes Good Causes with Vinyl Graphics

Vinyl wraps are common on van trailers, but not on workaday end-dumps as operated by Mike Culbertson in central Ohio.

May 12, 2017

The Purkeys Boss System Keeps Dump Trailer Batteries Ready

Purkeys’ Boss Dump Trailer Charging System is designed to keep dump trailer batteries charged so that it stays ready to use.

December 9, 2016

East Manufacturing Names Dump Trailer Product Manager

East Manufacturing appointed Chris Cooler as its product manager for dump trailers in addition to his role as Mid-South regional manager.

November 4, 2016

Powered Trailer Axle Provides an Off-Road Boost

“SAF Trak” axle is powered from the tractor’s hydraulic wet kit. On the trailer, two hydraulic motors, one at each axle end, turn the wheels to help get the rig moving in slippery conditions.

May 18, 2016

Unlucky Tip Over on the Tappan Zee Bridge

Did you see that scrap-hauling rig tipping over on the Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River last Friday? The rear axle broke loose and the trailer lost its footing. What a Friday-the-13th happening!

April 20, 2016

Trailer Orders Come in Well Below Expectations

U.S. trailer net order numbers in March missed analyst projections, coming in well below expectations, according to FTR report.

January 19, 2016

Trailer Orders Return to Normal at Year's End

Trailer net orders in the U.S. for December were down 35%, returning to a more reasonable range after robust activity the month before.

December 29, 2015

Special Dumps Haul Bulk and Palletized Cargo Near and Far

Long-hauling is usually done with vans, reefers and flatbeds. But a little-noticed segment of trucking uses dump trailers that carry a wide variety of commodities.

September 18, 2015

Ox Bodies Offers Rugged Scrap Trailer

Ox Bodies’ Scrap Trailer is designed for residential and commercial demolition projects with large debris.

April 8, 2015

Trail King Returns to End-Dump Market

The Steel End Dump is a project that has been in consideration over the past few years and, with the re-awakening of construction activity, the company decided to re-introduce the model.

January 13, 2015

East Manufacturing Adds New Authorized Dealers

East Manufacturing named Waters Truck & Tractor and Waters International Trucks as authorized East dealers. Waters will offer East’s full line of flatbed, drop deck and dump trailers.

November 11, 2014

Q&A: East Manufacturing's David de Poincy

Why a trailer maker specializing in aluminum is fielding orders for steel dump trailers and more.

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