DexKo Global Inc., the global provider of highly engineered trailer running gear, chassis assemblies and related components, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Dexter Axle Co. has acquired 100% of the equity interests in Redneck Inc. and Redline Products LLC (collectively, “Redneck”) headquartered in Springfield, Missouri. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Since 1979, Redneck has supplied trailer axles and other trailer components across North America. Operating 20 locations in 17 states and employing nearly 400 people. Redneck distributes thousands of stocked trailer parts and accessories to manufacturer, dealer and retail customers.
Dexter, headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana, employs more than 3,100 people in the U.S. and Canada and operates 17 manufacturing facilities and 14 distribution locations. Founded in 1960, Dexter has earned a reputation as a trusted brand serving the utility trailer, recreational vehicle, marine, heavy-duty, agricultural, and specialty equipment manufacturers and distribution centers.
Dexter says the partnership with Redneck offers opportunities to enhance service with an expanded geographical footprint, provide better coverage to customers with a diverse product portfolio, and offer greater value to business partners.