July 22, 2017 11:39 PM ET


Company Overview of Universal Trailer Corporation Inc.

Company Overview

Universal Trailer Corporation Inc. designs and manufactures trailers for the hauling requirements of individuals, businesses, and sports organizations. It offers horse, livestock, ATV, motorcycle, snowmobile, racecar, rare or custom car, equipment, and other cargo trailers. The company’s products are used in industrial, commercial, and recreational applications. It sells and services its products through dealers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Australia. Universal Trailer Corporation Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in Fort Myers, Florida.

12800 University Drive

Suite 300

Fort Myers, FL 33907

United States

Founded in 2001



Key Executives for Universal Trailer Corporation Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 66
Vice President of Operations - Haulmark Industries
Vice President of Sales
Vice President of Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Universal Trailer Corporation Inc. Key Developments

Universal Trailer Corporation Announces Executive Changes

Universal Trailer Corporation (UTC) announced that its board of directors has named Gary DiCamillo Chief Executive Officer of the company. DiCamillo succeeds Terry Carlson who has served as Chief Executive Officer since 2011 and has accepted a position as Chief Executive Officer of a consumer products company based in the northeastern United States. DiCamillo, Managing Partner of Eaglepoint Advisors, was engaged in 2010 to assist UTC in its successful operational and financial turnaround. He joined the board of directors in 2011 after the conclusion of that assignment. Gary DiCamillo’s previous positions include President and CEO of what is now Advantage Resourcing, Chairman and CEO of Polaroid Corporation and President of Worldwide Power Tools and Accessories at Black & Decker Corporation.

Universal Trailer Unveils $25 Million-Plus Cargo Trailer Facility

Universal Trailer Corporation unveiled a manufacturing plant in Bristol, Ind., for the production of Wells Cargo and Haulmark cargo trailers. The $25 million-plus facility represents over two years of innovation adapted from the automotive industry to produce lighter and more durable Wells Cargo and Haulmark performance-grade cargo trailers. The new facility will employ over 200 new professionals in an unmatched, work-friendly environment, with modern lighting, shop floor break rooms and numerous other amenities. This represents a significant reinvestment in the business demonstrating Universal Trailer's strong commitment to the industry, its customers and employees. Located on 43 acres in Elkhart County, Ind., the 200,000 square foot facility also features several important trailer industry firsts, such as Universal Trailer's proprietary construction material, intelligent robotic welding for square and true frames; HSLA (high-strength, low-alloy) roll formed steel, double-flanged cross members to minimize road vibrations; frames dripped in paint providing advanced anti-corrosion protection; and automotive fastener technology for perfectly aligned trailer chassis, walls and roof.

Universal Trailer Corporation Celebrates Construction Start of New Manufacturing Facility

Universal Trailer Corporation officially marked the start of construction of an entirely new, 200,000 square-foot, manufacturing plant with a celebration involving public and private officials involved in the project. Last Spring UTC decided to locate the plant in Elkhart County, Indiana, where it has other manufacturing facilities. Various sites around the country had been bidding for the project. Universal Trailer operates a number of plants nationwide. The facility is going up on a 43-acre site adjacent to the Indiana Toll Road (I-80 I-90). The site is being developed for drainage and other necessities that would allow for another 200,000 square feet of expansion in the near future. Pfleging said UTC’s current success and growth trajectory has given it confidence that the timing is right for this kind of investment to succeed and to spur even more growth in terms of additional construction.

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