Hyundai Translead

Hyundai Translead

Hyundai Translead

Hyundai Translead is a manufacturer of dry van trailers, refrigerated van trailers, flatbed trailers, chassis, and dollies.

Trailer Manufacturer Profile

  • Company: Hyundai Translead
  • Parent Company: Hyundai Motor Company
  • Headquarters:
    • Hyundai Translead: San Diego, California
    • Hyundai Motor Company: Seoul, South Korea
  • Founded Date:
    • 1989: Hyundai Precision America (renamed Hyundai Translead in 2001)
    • 2001: Hyundai Translead
  • Founder:
  • Traded as:
  • Subsidiaries / Brands:
  • Trailer Types:
  • Other Products:
    • Dollies
  • Website: hyundaitranslead.com
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Hyundai Translead Composite Trailer
Hyundai Translead Composite Trailer

Historical Highlights

1947

Hyundai Engineering & Construction Company is founded by Chung Ju Yung.

1967

Hyundai Motor Company is formed.

1989

Hyundai Motor Company establishes a subsidiary in San Diego, CA called Hyundai Precision America Incorporated to focus on transportation equipment.

1991

The company introduces its first ISO certified Steel Containers and Container Chassis.

1994

The company launches dry van trailers and becomes the first trailer manufacturer in North America to earn ISO:9001 Certification.

1998

The company offers hot dip galvanization which prolonged durability of trailers.

1999

The company introduces ThermoTech Refrigerated Trailers.

2001

The company name is changed to Hyundai Translead.

2006

The company builds a new multi-million state-of-the-art plant which increases trailer production capacity by 30%.

2007

Hyundai Translead enhances dry van trailer models and adds Composite Trailers with extended scuff for better protection.

2012

The company invests in sustainability and eco-friendly products and receives the EPA Smartway Certification for three Advanced Trailer Skirt models.

2013

The company offers hot dip galvanization as a standard feature.

2016

The company opens a new 350 acre North American facility with a capacity to manufacture 30,000 trailers a year.

2018

The company builds 70,017 trailers, the most of any trailer manufacturer in the US.

2020

Hyundai HDC-6 NEPTUNE & HT Nitro ThermoTech at NACV Show