Felling Trailers, Inc., Sauk Centre, MN, has passed the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers' (NATM) safety compliance inspection, part of NATM's voluntary Compliance Program.
NATM's Compliance Program, including its inspection, is based on the NATM Guidelines for Recommended Minimum Manufacturing Practices for Light and Medium Duty Trailers. The Guidelines is a compilation of federal safety standards and regulations and industry best practices that govern trailer construction.
Felling Trailers, Inc. 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 125,000 square feet. Felling Trailers currently manufactures 3,000-plus trailers a year.
For more information, visit www.felling.com.
NATM's Compliance Program, including the on-site inspection, is available to all NATM trailer manufacturing members on a voluntary basis. Once the manufacturer's manufacturing process passes the inspection of an 80-point checklist based on the Guidelines, the company is now NATM certified and eligible to purchase NATM's red, white, and blue Compliance Decals for application to its compliant trailers. The decal states that the trailer was "Manufactured in Compliance with NATM Guidelines."