Wilson Trailer Company

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Wilson Trailer Company is an Iowa-based corporation headquartered in Sioux City, Iowa. Wilson Trailer manufactures over-the-road trailers including livestock, grain, flatbed, self unloading belt conveyor, and gooseneck livestock trailers.

History[edit]

Frank Taplin Wilson founded the company in 1883 as a small wagon and carriage shop in the Huron territory, South Dakota. In 1890, he moved to Sioux City, Iowa to join his brother, George Wilson. Wilson Trailer is still family operated under the fourth generation.

  • Frank Taplin Wilson (1863–1947), founder
  • Clarence Arthur Persinger (1895–1959), Frank's son-in-law
  • Wilson Persinger

Production plants[edit]

Wilson Trailer has six facilities:

  1. Sioux City, Iowa — headquarters
  2. Yankton, South Dakota — modern production facility
  3. Moberly, Missouri — modern production facility
  4. Lennox, South Dakota — modern production facility
  5. Sioux City, Iowa — modern production facility
  6. Sioux City, Iowa — modern production facility

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