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Brands of Wielton Group


French market leader

Fruehauf Group is a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers and trailers for trucks. Fruehauf produces more than 4,000 semi-trailers annually, giving it a dominant position in the French market at over 20%.

Fruehauf is located in France in Auxerre. The company employs around 400 people. The Fruehauf brand was established in the United States in 1918 as the Fruehauf Trailer Company. After many years of successful global expansion, in the 80s and 90s. of the 20th century, Fruehauf became a leading brand in Europe. In 1997, it was purchased by its competitor Wabash National Corporation. Currently, as far as Europe is concerned, Fruehauf operates only in France, where the brand has managed to survive and maintain a dominant market share.

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