Eager Beaver

The Eager Beaver 50GSL-PT-BW is a cross between a standard lowboy with a boomwell and the company's PT paver trailer. Over the past several years, Eager Beaver's paver trailer line has become its most popular style of lowboy. Whether loading a paver or an excavator, customers have found that the low loading angle of the PT series is just a better way to load their equipment, according to the company.

Murphy Tractor & Equipment Company recently hosted Ohio-area contractors, municipal maintenance employees, farmers and landscape contractors for the dealership's round of annual holiday open house events. This year, the events were held at the company's Ohio branch locations in Brunswick, Canton, Cincinnati, Painesville and Poland throughout the month of December.

Moving a heavy object or piece of equipment from one place to another involves transporting that object in some manner, whether it be human strength, animal power or in most instances — trailers. There are as many types of trailers available as there are jobs that need items hauled.

The W.I. Clark Company celebrated the first day of fall by hosting a customer appreciation day on Sept. 22 at its Wallingford, Conn., location. This family owned and operated business began in 1920 with Winfred Ira Clark selling parts off the back of a motorcycle.

Tripling the sales of a 40-year-old equipment dealership in just 10 years is no easy task, but that's exactly what the CEO of one Salt Lake City, Utah, dealership has set out to do. Founded by Bill Lindsey in 1969, Equipment Sales Inc. has seen steady growth over four decades.

All Island Equipment in West Babylon, N.Y., has just taken delivery of its brand new Eager Beaver custom built, non-ground bearing, detachable lowboy trailer. This 24-ft. (7.3 m) tri-axle air ride trailer handles payloads in excess of 100,000 lbs. (45,359 kg).

Eager Beaver’s newest Easy Loader — the 25XPL — is a 50,000-lb. (22,680 kg) capacity unit with lightweight wood ramps, hub-piloted disc wheels, 100 percent sealed wiring harness and LED lights. It also has an airlift front axle to reduce turning radius and save tire and brake wear.

For more than half a century, Eager Beaver Trailers has been manufacturing construction equipment trailers. The building boom after World War II helped grow the fledgling enterprise when contractors needed to move their heavy equipment from construction site to construction site.

Since its beginning in 1946, Eager Beaver has been one of the premiere manufacturers of quality construction equipment trailers. Eager Beaver has been a the forefront of development of 4.5- to 63-metric-ton (5 to 70 ton) trailers for 53 years. The main 12-acre manufacturing facility operates in Lake Wales, FL, and is headed by CEO Frank Flowers.