Specialty Trailer Case Studies
Many companies and organizations have experienced the benefits of a Featherlite specialty trailer. Read more about their successes in these specialty trailer case studies. Then call Featherlite Specialty Sales at 800-800-1230 to assess how you can deliver more to your customers too.
Indiana Historical Society's History on Wheels
The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is bringing the state's history to citizens with History on Wheels. Custom designed and built by Featherlite Trailers, the trailer housing the History on Wheels museum is a 53 ft long, 13 ft-5 in tall and 8 ft-6 in aluminum 2-axle trailer with two slide-outs that expand for nearly 1,000 sq ft of interior space. The History on Wheels trailer displays Indiana’s rich automotive and racing history to Hoosiers in communities across the state through the use of interactive touchscreen monitors and static displays. It's a new way to experience history and will help the IHS bring a state-of-the-art history attraction to a wider audience.
End of Watch Memorial Wall
The Eagle & Badge Foundation uses a custom Featherlite trailer for transporting the foundation's End of Watch Memorial Wall. Stretching an impressive 58-ft long and 9-ft tall, the Eagle & Badge Foundation's End of Watch Memorial Wall is a traveling exhibit designed to memorialize the 207 Los Angeles police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. It features the name of all the six historic badges of the LAPD, as well as the names of the fallen officers etched in acrylic crystal nameplates. Constructed of steel, stainless steel and glass, the End of Watch Memorial Wall combines five structures, weighing approx. 3,500-lb per piece, for a total weight of 15,000 lb.
Union Pacific uses Featherlite-built mobile classroom trailers to train employees across the country.
Colchester Technical Rescue Team
The Colchester Technical Rescue team’s new state Urban Search & Rescue vehicle had to fulfill two conflicting requirements - a vehicle that was mobile and that had enough storage capacity.
Los Angeles County Mobile Medical System
For efficiency in deployment and operation, two Featherlite mobile medical trailers are at the core of Los Angeles County's Mobile Medical System. The attacks on 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and other recent disasters have further mobilized American cities to place an even higher priority on disaster preparation. Among those leading the way is the county of Los Angeles. It has a fleet of trailers called the Mobile Medical System, or MoMS, capable of treating over 200 patients at a time. At its core are two 53-ft. Featherlite semi trailers.
Wall That Heals
Refurbished Wall That Heals mobile museum serves as vital part of VVMF's mission to preserve the legacy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, promote healing and educate about the impact of the Vietnam War. The Wall That Heals, a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and mobile museum housed within a Featherlite trailer, was unveiled in a ceremony March 26, 2009, in Washington, D.C. Featherlite completed the renovation of the 45-ft. trailer that features new exhibits designed by Ralph Appelbaum Associates of New York City, the largest interpretive museum design firm in the world.
Venerable motorcycle brand uses a Featherlite display trailer to create a buzz at events.
Cessna seizes economics of refurbishing pre-existing trailer with dramatic results.
A mobile medical education lab for Wright Medical is providing more accessible procedure and product training to surgeons at medical facilities, medical conventions and meetings. Wright Medical Technology, Inc., headquartered in Arlington, Tenn., is a global orthopedic medical device company specializing in the design, manufacturing and marketing of reconstructive joint devices and biologics. The Wright Medical mobile lab is designed to serve both new and existing clients. Full training and product demonstrations can be conducted on site, eliminating the need for travel that can often be inconvenient and difficult to schedule.