IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 13, 2017 -- Great Western Leasing and Sales, LLC ("GWLS") announced today the acquisition of Trinity Trailer Sales & Services, Inc. and Trinity Trailer Rental, LLC. Trinity Trailer, based in Dallas, Texas, is a full-service trailer dealership providing new and used equipment sales and rentals as well as a repair, maintenance and parts solutions. In addition, Trinity Trailer owns and operates a high-quality, open deck, heavy-haul, specialized, dump, and grain hopper trailer rental fleet. Trinity Trailer distributes equipment for a broad range of manufacturers including Trail King Industries, Timpte, Manac Trailer USA and Trinity Eagle Bridge.
"We have been looking for an opportunity to enter the growing Dallas market and expand our overall presence in Texas. Trinity's long-standing position as a top tier dealership in this market makes it a natural fit for us," stated Sean Norton, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Great Western Leasing. "With Trinity now a part of our network we can offer customers sales, rental and repair solutions for grain hopper, walking floor and belt trailers."
"Charlie Stokes and my father Tom founded Trinity Trailer 42 years ago and we have been serving the Dallas market ever since," stated Craig Anderson, Trinity Trailer's owner. "I believe Great Western will be a perfect partner for our employees and customers going forward."
"GWL continues to expand its network of locations which we believe enables us to provide a stronger suite of solutions to our customers," stated Seth Wilson, a Managing Partner of Headhaul Capital and the Vice Chairman of Great Western Leasing. "We are excited about the prospects for the trailer industry and are looking forward to continuing to work with management to develop and grow GWL."
In addition, Great Western Leasing has become the official Transcraft dealer in the Dallas market and will begin distributing the manufacturer's flatbed and drop deck trailers to local customers.
About Great Western Leasing and Sales, LLC
Great Western Leasing and Sales, LLC, based in Irvine, CA, is a leading full-service, integrated solutions provider to the flatbed and specialized trailer industry. The Company operates a network of strategically located facilities in the Western United States which offer customers a broad range of sales, financing, leasing and rental options for new and used trailers, as well as after-market trailer repair and maintenance. The Company distributes trailers for a broad range of manufacturers including Fontaine Trailer Company, Transcraft Corporation, Wilson Trailer Company, Trail King Industries, East Manufacturing Corporation, Manac Trailers USA, Heil Trailer, Timpte, XL Specialized Trailers, Doonan Specialized Trailers, Trinity Trailer Manufacturing and Side Dump Industries.