Luverne Truck Equipment, Inc. has manufactured quality truck accessories since it began operations in 1963. The Company was originally located in Luverne, Minnesota until it was moved to its present Brandon, South Dakota facility in 1985. The Company currently operates out of two adjacent buildings with a total of 181,000 square feet of manufacturing (153,000 square feet) and administrative space (18,000 square feet). A 36,000 square foot warehouse facility was completed in the summer of 2003. A 35,000 square foot building was completed in March 2007 to house the new plastic ram air hood division.
The Company has two principal businesses whose brand names are nationally known and respected. The truck equipment product line, Luverne, offers a broad base of upscale aftermarket accessories for pickups and sport utility vehicles. Its primary products are made from high quality Stainless Steel and powder coated steel. The Company’s products include rear bumpers, grille guards, nerf bars, side entry steps, cab guards, splash guards, bed rails, grille inserts, and similar products for most pickups, vans and sport utility vehicles, and Tuff Guards or ProTec Grille Guards for semi-tractors.
The Company’s RETRAC division manufactures exterior mounted mirrors for truck original equipment manufacturers and for an aftermarket of light, medium and heavy-duty trucks, busses, vans, pickups, and specialized truck vehicles.
The Company’s new APM Automotive division manufactures ram air hoods and spoilers made of blow molded plastic (ABS).