• Jet Company's roots trace back to a farmer's garage where he started building fencing equipment in his free time.

    1952
  • In the summer of '56, a devastating hail storm forced that farmer into designing the first Jet Wire Roller.

    1956
  • In '58 a post driver was designed and both products were offered through the Sears & Roebuck Catalog. Montgomery Ward, Wheelers & Tractor Supply soon followed.

    1958
  • A larger building was constructed on the farm to accommodate production of a wagon box.

    1959
  • Due to increased demand, land was purchased and Jet Company moved to Humboldt Iowa, where it's production still occurs today.

    1964
  • New Truck Boxes introduced – combo of grain & livestock boxes, manufactured in 10' to 24' lengths.

    1965
  • Suffered a Fire - Used opportunity to increase manufacturing space during reconstruction. Added several products including hoists, tarps, augers, and mobile signs.

    1968
  • Building addition to allow room for a new product: Steel Grain Hopper Bottom Trailers.

    1979
  • Designed and Patented Air Ride Suspension system for motor homes & RVs.

    1984
  • Designed an Aluminum version of the Grain Hopper Bottom Trailers; lighter weight, increased payload.

    1985
  • Became Winnebago's sole supplier for the Air Ride suspension system.

    1986
  • Purchased 10,000 sq ft Building North of Plant. Moved Air Ride Suspension production to this building to meet Winnebago's demand.

    1988
  • Designed rounded slopes and hoppers on all grain trailers to improve flow of sticky materials.

    1992
  • Underwent another building addition to add production of Flatbed and Drop Deck trailers.

    1993
  • Introduced a single axle flatbed trailer designed specifically to haul field tile rolls.

    1996
  • Started manufacturing Tag Trailers in 10, 20, and 25 ton models.

    1998
  • Designed a flatbed trailer to haul poultry.

    2000
  • Designed a drop deck trailer for boat manufacturers to transport several boats to their distributors in one trip.

    2005
  • Jet Company acquired the empty building (90,000 sq ft) south of their existing building for R & D of future trailer models.

    2005
  • Building expansion (4000 sq ft) to join buildings together.

    2006
  • Designed the Ramp and Bevel Grain Door and added to both aluminum and steel grain hopper trailers to reduce the effort for the user to open the hopper door.

    2006
  • Jet Company introduced their Side Dump and Detachable Gooseneck Trailers to the construction market.

    2007
  • Underwent another building addition to allow for growth of construction trailers.

    2012
  • Continued research of new products and improving current trailer designs and functionality.

    2017