Racing is family affair for long-time Featherlite employees

May 12, 2023 – This employee profile article is republished from our Featherlite Employee Newsline. In 2006, Featherlite employee Steve Holthaus stepped aside from racing to let his stepson and fellow Featherlite employee Chris Hovden take over the wheel of his racecar. Needless to say, that only lasted for one season. Steve was back on… Read more »

Custom toy hauler designed and built by Featherlite team

January 30, 2023 – While Featherlite’s custom specialty trailers are often known for their applications in the business world, they can also be used for personal reasons as well. The team at Featherlite recently completed production on a custom built 53 ft. toy hauler. The trailer is designed with multiple slideouts to give extra space… Read more »

Featherlite’s newest enhancements to its livestock trailers offer more strength and durability

June 21, 2018 – A fresh, distinctive trailer design awaits livestock owners with the introduction of Featherlite’s newly enhanced Featherlite livestock trailers, which are available now on dealership lots.  “The new side panel design adds even more strength and durability to our already heavy-duty stock trailers,” Brad Alden, Featherlite director of dealer sales, said.  The… Read more »

Featherlite receives top trailer manufacturer awards

April 2, 2018 – Featherlite Trailers, along with the brands of Exiss and Sooner, was recently honored as the number one manufacturer in unit sales for horse trailers and livestock trailers for 2017. The two awards were officially presented at the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers’ (NATM) annual convention recently held in Fort Worth, Texas…. Read more »

Iowa governor and lieutenant governor tour Featherlite

March 6, 2018 – On Friday, March 2, 2018, Featherlite welcomed Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg to its manufacturing facility in Cresco. The governor and lieutenant governor toured Featherlite’s plant and met with several employees. The visit was part of their tour that includes stops in all 99 Iowa counties. Discussions… Read more »

Expanded standard features highlight Featherlite’s new gooseneck horse trailer

December 4, 2017 – The new Featherlite Model 9751 horse trailer is designed for maximum durability and sets itself apart with standard features like extruded side panels, stylish aluminum wheels and a bright LED load light. Adding to the popularity, the Model 9751 is available with a lower price point that appeals to budget-conscious consumers.  Buyers can… Read more »