Felling Trailers Implements a Second Shift

Felling Trailers implemented a second shift in mid- February to increase production and decrease lead time.

Sauk Centre, MN - Felling Trailers implemented a second shift in mid-February to increase production and decrease lead time. "We have experienced a great demand for most of our products - dumps, flatbeds, heavy deck-overs and semi trailers," said Patrick Jennissen, Felling Trailers' sales and marketing director. "As a result, we implemented a second shift to increase production and decrease lead time as much as possible," added Paul Radjenovich, director of operations.

Felling Trailers has hired 70 people since the beginning of the year, bringing its total employment to over 150, which is a company record after nearly 37 years in business. Felling Trailers' second shift works Monday through Thursday from 4:00 pm to 3:30 am and is currently hiring machine operators, painters, welders and final assembly personnel for both first and second shifts.

Felling Trailers is a full-line trailer manufacturer located in central Minnesota that was started in 1974 by Merle J. Felling. Felling Trailers Inc. has grown from a small shop to a factory and office complex that today covers over 132,000 square feet.

Felling Trailers currently manufactures 3,000 plus trailers a year ranging from a 3,000-pound utility trailer to a 120,000-pound hydraulic gooseneck trailer, and its standard trailer line includes over 220 models. Felling's pride and differentiation is its customized trailer division. Its engineers utilize the latest industry leading design techniques along with their experienced metal craftsmen and cutting edge technology to turn its customers' conceptual trailer needs into a tangible product. Felling Trailers' current capabilities allow them to provide a high quality product that is distributed across North America and internationally. For more information, you can visit them on the web at www.felling.com.

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