A new Extreme Trailers XP Series flatbed sits at Palmer Trucks' Kenworth of Indianapolis dealership ready to hit the road.

Palmer Trucks becomes Extreme Trailers dealer in Indiana, Illinois

Aug. 2, 2019
Kenworth specialist now offering 'world-class, premium' aluminum flatbed trailers in Terre Haute, Effingham

Palmer Trucks, a regional Kenworth dealer, is partnering with Extreme Trailers to provide customers in Terre Haute IN and Effingham IL with premium flatbed trailer options.

Extreme Trailers, established in 2016 with manufacturing in Dover OH, provides long-lasting and lightweight aluminum trailers for commercial trucks, Palmer said. The introduction of Extreme’s premium trailers to Palmer’s portfolio correlates with the Kenworth brand, providing a seamless pairing for long-term return-on-investment.

“We are excited to partner with Extreme Trailers,” said Scott Nichols, Palmer president. “As a family-owned business, they culturally complement Palmer Trucks. Quality, specialization and lightweight construction are attributes that we see in the Extreme product line, which satisfies the needs and expectations of our Kenworth customers.”

With exponential expansion since 2016, Extreme Trailers has a growing position in the market, with patents awarded and pending, Palmer said. The flatbed trailers now offered through Palmer Trucks feature easy-access brake and electrical systems, all-aluminum construction, Jost landing gear and standard Meritor brake equipment.

Notably, the patented C-channel aluminum decking boosts durability and load capacity, Palmer claimed, while the lightweight design reduces tare weight by 1,000 to 1,800 pounds, depending on the model.

Palmer said its sales representatives now are actively referring Extreme Trailers inquiries to the company’s Terre Haute and Effingham stores. Interested parties can soon find more information on the Palmer Trucks and Extreme Trailers websites, as well as a floor model at Kenworth of Indianapolis.