Trailer is an indispensable part of road transportation, and semi-trailer drivers have a deep understanding of it. But when it comes to the world's top 11 trailer manufacturers, it is estimated that many trailer fans are not so clear. If you need to find out the top 11 manufacturers in the world, this article can help you.
●No. 1 CIMC Semi Trailer Manufacturer
For more than a decade, CIMC has maintained the world's No. 1 position in the trailer manufacturing industry. CIMC, the full name of China International Marine Containers (Group) Co., Ltd., is an enterprise group that provides logistics equipment and energy equipment for the global market, mainly engaged in the manufacture and serve. In the trailer manufacturing industry, CIMC has maintained the No. 1 position in the world in trailer production and sales. Dominique Robin CIMC logo.
Pioneer is the logo used by the CIMC American Trailer Factory. In 2001, CIMC acquired Huntsman Motor Company, the eighth largest trailer manufacturer in the United States, and established CIMC's first North American enterprise, CIMC.
CIMC Pioneer Motors established CRTI in the United States. CRTI company mainly undertakes to assemble the CKD parts produced by its parent factory - Qingdao CIMC cold car. The assembly factory is in the yard of Pioneer Company. CRTI and Pioneer are brothers in the United States, and their investment relationship belongs to CIMC.
Currently, CIMC's trailer business has 25 factories and 25 employees worldwide (in China and overseas). In 2022, the total revenue of CIMC's trailer business will be US$2.13 billion (US$970 million in China and US$736 million in North America), with a net profit of US$101 million. It sells trailers and is No. 1 in the world with a 10.5% share, including No. 1 market share in China and the US.
●No. 2 Wabash Semi Trailer Manufacturer
Wabash USA is a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers in North America. Huabus National is a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers in North America and a diversified manufacturer of industrial products with global reach. Wabash National was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana, USA. The company specializes in the production of dry cargo trucks, refrigerated trucks, flatbed trailers, intermodal equipment, liquid and powder tank trailers, aviation fuel trucks, high pressure tanks , portable storage containers, mobile shelters, clean rooms and isolation systems, providing aerodynamic solutions and application solutions for composite panel products in the transportation industry.
Wabash sells a variety of trailer products nationwide and accounts for 6.6% of global trailer sales. The company's composite board products are currently in a leading position in the industry.
●No. 3 Schmitz Semi Trailer Manufacturer
The German manufacturer of Schmitts Gerber trailers is currently a joint venture with Dongfeng to set up a company in Wuhan. German Schmitz Garbo (Schmitz) is the largest trailer manufacturer in Europe and is also called the elephant of Europe by its Chinese counterparts. Its logo features an elephant. The German Schmitz company was established in 2009 and began to specialize in the production of semi-trailers. His core products are refrigerated trucks, side curtain trucks, dump trucks and container trucks.
In addition to Europe, Schmitz's business is also distributed in North Africa, Australia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and other places. Schmitz found a Chinese partner, Dongfeng Motor Corporation. Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. and German Smith Co., Ltd. formally signed a strategic cooperation contract for a semi-trailer joint venture cooperation project in Wuhan. At the end of the year, a new joint venture between Schmidt and Dongfeng Motor was completed in Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone, marking Schmidt's official entry into the Chinese trailer market. Therefore, card friends should have some impressions of the name Schmitz. In 2022, Schmitz Company sells a variety of trailer products, accounting for 5.6% of global trailer sales.
●No. 4 Great Dane Semi Trailer Manufacturer
American Great Dane Trailer has a joint venture with Henan Bingxiong through capital injection. Founded in 1961, Dadan Pany is an American manufacturer of dry cargo van trailers and refrigerated trailers. The company has long been regarded as an industry leader in technology, innovation and quality. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with a main office in Savannah, Georgia. Its manufacturing sites and parts distribution centers are located throughout the United States. Its branches, independent dealers and parts dealers throughout the United States provide an extensive sales network for trailers and accessories.
In May 2022, Great Dane signed a contract with Henan Xiongbing Special Vehicle Manufacturing Co., Ltd. to form a joint venture with Henan Xiongbing Special Vehicle Manufacturing Co., Ltd. through capital injection.
Dadan Pany, also known as the Great Dane, was once bred by the European royal family and nobles. It is a symbol of aristocratic status and is used by the loge of the Great Dane Company. Danish Bulldog Trailers sells a variety of trailer products and accounts for 5.4% of global trailer sales.
●No. 5 Translead Semi Trailer Manufacturer
Hyundai Translead, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hyundai Korea. Hyundai Translead is a North American manufacturer of dry cargo, refrigerated trailers, domestic containers and container chassis. Founded in 1987, Hyundai Translead is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd. headquartered in San Diego, California.
Hyundai Transportation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of South Korea's Hyundai Motor Company in the United States. In 2022, Hyundai Translead sold various trailer products and accounted for 5.2% of global trailer sales.
●No. 6 Utillity Semi Trailer Manufacturer
Utillity Trailers, the largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers in North America. Utillity Trailer is an American truck semi-trailer refrigerated vehicle manufacturing company founded in 1994 and headquartered in Los Angeles. It is the oldest privately owned semi-trailer manufacturer in the United States, the largest refrigerated trailer manufacturer in North America, and the third largest trailer manufacturer in the United States. In 2022, Utillity Trailers sells a variety of trailer products, accounting for 5.2% of global trailer sales.
●No. 7 Krone Semi Trailer Manufacturer
The Krona family business is now in its fourth generation. As a family business, Kroner has been passed down to the fourth generation and is one of the three brands with the highest share in the European trailer market. Kroner enjoys the reputation of "European Trailer King". Klaunay produces a wide variety of trailers and has a good reputation among users. 30% of its sales are in the German market, and 70% in overseas markets such as Western Europe, Russia, and the United States. In 2022, Krone will sell a total of various trailer products, accounting for 3.9% of the global trailer sales.
●No. 8 Stoughton Semi Trailer Manufacturer
American Stoughton Trailers One of North America's premium trailer manufacturers. Founded in 1996, Stoughton Trailers is one of North America's premier trailer manufacturers. Stoughton Trailers filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Commerce in 2006. The company said that the dumping margin of 53-inch containers produced by China’s CIMC in the United States reached 84.07%, and the government subsidies received by Chinese manufacturers and exporters also exceeded the allowable range. Subsequently, the US Department of Commerce imposed a 53-foot dry cargo container export from China to the United States. Initiated anti-dumping and anti-subsidy "dual-reverse" investigations, and the case ended in CIMC's victory. In 2022, Stoughton will sell a total of various trailer products, accounting for 1.7% of the global trailer sales.
● No. 9 Koegel Semi Trailer Manufacturer
German Koegel had an intention to cooperate with Weichai, but it failed. Koegel is one of the three largest trailer manufacturers in Europe. Since its establishment in 2009, the company has produced more than 500,000 trailers. With solutions in the commercial vehicle and transport and construction industries, the company has had an engineering hallmark of quality - "Made in Germany" for more than 75 years. The headquarter and main production site of Kogel Trailer Co., Ltd. is located in Buttenbach, Bavaria, as well as factories and bases in Neu-Ulm, Duynn, Chaoci, Moscow (Russia), St. Petersburg (Russia), and Turkey. In 2022, Koegel will sell a total of various trailer products, accounting for 1.7% of the global trailer sales.
● No. 10 Welton Semi Trailer Manufacturer
Welton, Poland A rising star in the European trailer industry. Welton is the largest trailer manufacturer in Poland. Founded in 1993, Welton is known as a rising star in the European trailer industry. Its main markets are in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. In 2022, Wielton will sell a total of various trailer products, accounting for 1.2% of the global trailer sales.
●No. 11 Vehicle Master Semi Trailer Manufacturer
Vehicle Master is China's leading provider of semi trailer solution for transportation and logistic industry. The company has been awarded Provincial Municipal Meritorious Enterprise, Star Enterprise and Advanced Enterprise.
Every year, Vehicle Master produces over 20,000 different types of heavy duty semi trailers and trailer parts. By 2022, we have established close business relationships with hundreds of customers from more than 40 countries worldwide. As a major heavy duty semi trailer manufacturer in China, our main products include flatbed trailer, skeleton trailer, lowbed trailer, heavy duty dump trailer, tank trailer and so on. In 2022, Vehicle Master will sell a total of various trailer products, accounting for 1.1% of the global trailer sales.
In 2022, the total sales of trailers in the world will be 46.9% of the total sales of the top 11 companies. The industry concentration is very high. Currently, the US trailer manufacturing industry is dominated by five brands, CIMC, Wabash, National, Great Dane Trailers, Utility Trailer, and Translead. The European trailer manufacturing industry is dominated by three German companies—Schmitz, Krone, and Kogel. Three companies, including Tirsan and SDC, form the second tier. There is little difference between them, but they are far ahead of other competitors in the industry.
We can also see that some of the top 11 trailer manufacturers have made frequent moves in the market in recent years. After CIMC has established a leading position in the Chinese and American markets, it is also inevitable for the European market. It can be seen that this market, the next few years will not be quiet.