Leading the way since 1972

Our History

For 50 years, we've designed and built products that deliver the kind of durability and reliability we know the job demands…and then some. We go above and beyond to deliver the unmatched strength, performance and superior service to the towing and recovery professionals that depend on us and our values. You have our steadfast commitment to excellence today, tomorrow and into the future.

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1972
 Jerr-Dan formed by Jerry Pool and Dan Reynolds; First plant opened in Greencastle, PA
1972
Purchased Grove Manufacturing company's agriculture industrial product division along with the first rollback carrier technology originally established in 1959
1975

 Jerr-Dan launches 42 ft. and 45 ft. "Traveling Axle" trailer line

1977

 Jerr-Dan launches first aluminum carrier

1982

 Jerr-Dan receives patent for removable/replaceable wear pads & Jerr-Dan launches production of the first extruded plank aluminum carrier

1985
Jerr-Dan launches Jerr-Lift, the original self-loader 
1987
Jerr-Dan launches HPL
1992
Jerr-Dan launches shark dual angle rollback
1995
Jerr-Dan acquires Dewalt, enters 50 ton heavy duty wrecker market
1996
Jerr-Dan launches first 25 ton heavy duty wrecker & Jerr-Dan launches "Write Carrier" magazine 
1997
Jerr-Dan launches zero degree underlift for carriers
1998
Jerr-Dan launches "Best In Class" carrier line
1999
Jerr-Dan launches first 16 ton heavy duty wrecker; LittleJohn & co. acquires Jerr-Dan
2001
Jerr-Dan receives patent for tow locking mechanism 
2002
Jerr-Dan receives patent for independent wheel-lift
2004
Oshkosh acquires Jerr-Dan
2005
Jerr-Dan launches the JD50/60 HDR 1000 Rotator
2008
Jerr-Dan receives patent for SRS
2010
Jerr-Dan launches XLP carrier product line
2011
Jerr-Dan manufacturing moves to McConnellsburg, PA 
2013
Jerr-Dan receives patents for deck illumination, adjustable headboard
2014
Jerr-Dan receives patent for vehicle storage assembly
2017
Jerr-Dan launches Financial Solutions
2022
Jerr-Dan celebrates 50 Years!