Fliegl, the largest manufacturer of agricultural trailers worldwide, will be relocating its North American operations in the first quarter of 2018 from Elkhart, Ind. to Utica, Ill. to serve dealers more efficiently. To ensure the success of Fliegl’s integration into the U.S. market, Ed Reichling from R-Equipment, has been named Fliegl’s head of North American Operations.
Fliegl is investing in expanding its presence in the North American market and with Ed Reichling at the helm, will deliver resources and expertise to ensure dealer success. With his extensive background and knowledge in the agricultural market here in the U.S., Ed will focus on strengthening the dealer network. The Utica facility increases the capability to maintain the demand Fliegl is seeing with their steady growth in North America. This facility change will meet both the customer and dealer requirements for product support. The goal for the upcoming months is clearly defined: Establishing a successful sales team as well as a strong network of dealers.
For years, Fliegl stands for innovation and the latest technology. Since its founding over 40 years ago, the small engineering company has become a global player. Meanwhile, Fliegl Agrartechnik is the world's biggest agricultural trailer manufacturer. Fliegl produces push-off trailers, dump trailers, manure tankers and provides solutions for the transport and forestry technology.
Currently, Fliegl has 29 locations in 20 different countries and employs over 1,000 people worldwide. The German company has its headquarters in Mühldorf, Bavaria.