Felling Trailers Inc. of Sauk Centre, Minn., acquired the assets of Larson Cable Trailers Inc. of Huron, S.D., a manufacturer of fiber-optic cable handling trailer products.
Felling Trailers has retained all of Larson Cable Trailers' employees and will continue operation in Huron, S.D. The company has plans for further investment to add more positions to meet the growing demands of the Larson product line.
Felling Trailers Inc. is a full-line manufacturer of industrial and commercial trailers with more than 240 trailer models. Felling Trailers operates manufacturing facilities in Sauk Centre (corporate headquarters) and Litchfield, Minn., distributing its product lines through a network of dealers located throughout North America.
Founded in 2000, Larson Cable Trailers is a cable trailer manufacturer providing solutions for the power and fiber optic industries, serving public/private contractors; rural telephone/electric co-ops; and city municipalities. Offering three core models (LCT-7500, LCT-5620 and LCT VL-10K), each is built to user specifications with advanced designs to provide an efficient, safe and easy-to-use cable trailer.
"We are extremely excited about the addition of Larson Cable Trailers," said Brenda Jennissen, CEO/president, Felling Trailers. "Rick [Larson] and his team are experts in the field of fiber-optic handling/installation, and the products are truly world-classmaking this a quintessential addition to Felling Trailers."
Larson Cable Trailers will continue operating as Larson Cable Trailers Inc. as a separate division of Felling Trailers. With this acquisition, Felling has named original owner/founder Rick Larson as product manager of Larson Cable Trailers.
"I am very excited about becoming part of the Felling Trailers team. This acquisition will allow me to focus on what I do best," said Larson, "doing demos and working side by side with these fiber installation crews to show them why the Larson Cable Trailer is the best in the industry."
For more information, call 800/245-2809 or visit felling.com.
This story also appears on Truck and Trailer Guide.
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