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Fall 2022

Nuts & Bolts: Taught Well With Ledwell


Ledwell is known for manufacturing truck bodies and trailers, but the company also collaborates with schools in the Texarkana area.

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Hanor Company Keeps the Port Industry Moving


What started as a single 1000-sow farrow-to-finish operation—which includes all stages of pork production from breeding to market—has expanded to seven states and now sells 1.4 million market hogs each year.

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Featured Employee: Gary Gathright, Engineer


His dream of becoming an engineer had been a dream since childhood. Gary Gathright started his career at Ledwell in 1998, a couple of years after graduating from Louisiana Tech.


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Deduction & Depreciation – Tax Incentive


Are you taking advantage of Section 179? Businesses can deduct the total purchase price of qualifying equipment during the tax year…


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Manufacturing the Future


Ledwell is expanding! An additional 66,000 square feet of manufacturing space will be added to the existing 12 acres of space under roof.

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2023 Events

CRA Rental Rally

January 23 – 25


January 24 – 26

ARA Rental Show

February 12 – 15


March 14 – 18


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Summer 2022

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Nuts & Bolts: Strategic Partnership Helps Companies Grow Together


With 24 dealerships in eight states, Lonestar Truck Group isn’t your average truck dealership.

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Ledwell Joins the Stellar Distributor Network


Ledwell is excited to announce it is now a part of the distribution network for Stellar Industries, an employee-owned and operated manufacturer of high-quality service trucks.

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Featured Employee: Cliff Harvin, Trailer Shop Foreman


Cliff Harvin believes that having a mindset to learn a trade skill is only half of the equation.

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ASME Certification Continues


In 1916 ASME began its program for certification to companies in the pressure equipment industry.

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Ledwell Made Mission & Values


At Ledwell, the mission is simple: manufacturing tough, innovative equipment that moves you forward.

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Congratulations to our 2022 retirees!


Thank you for everything each of you has done over the years. Your dedication is appreciated.
We wish you a happy retirement.

Jim Greger, 17 years, IT

Mike Harris, 42 years, Feedbody Shop

Chuck Kift, 22 years, Vacuum Tank QA

Andy Squillante, 11 years, Hydraulics

Tereso Tenorio, 15 years, Feedbody Shop

Roberto Torres, 31 years, Truck Shop

Expanding into the Future


As part of our continuous improvement, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our time on tasks. With the addition of a HAAS ST 45L Lathe to our Machine Shop, we can machine more sizeable parts than ever before. Our cylinder manufacturing process is now more efficient and productive due to this lathe.


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Spring 2021

Nuts & Bolts: The Legacy of Buddy Ledwell


As we celebrate our 75th year, we’re taking a look back at the inspiring life of Ledwell founder Buddy Ledwell.

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Ledwell Partners with Texarkana College for Welding Internship Program


The program gives students the opportunity to earn college credit while gaining real-world experience.

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Free Webinar and E-Book Download on Efficiency in Feed Delivery Systems


In this free webinar and e-book, learn about technology, delivery systems, hydraulics, safety, and service practices that can help make your feed delivery program more efficient.

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Featured Employee: Arturo Lasanta, International Sales


International Sales Manager Art Lasanta (pictured top row, third from left) sells Ledwell trucks and trailers across the globe.

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Custom Truck Design Helps Wholesale Electric Speed Up Daily Deliveries


Ledwell engineers helped Wholesale Electric transform their logistics operation with the custom designed, patent pending Ledwell Gull Wing.

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Congratulations to our 2021 retirees!

We’d like to thank them for their years of service to Ledwell.

Kevin Lansford, 33 years, Tank Shop

Gaylen Ramsey, 14 years, Tank Shop

Jimmy Mayton, 21 years, Machine Shop

Dale Bowser, 5 years, Sales

Ledwell Installs New Haas VF6 CNC Machine


The larger table on this vertical mill enables us to do larger parts than ever before with improved efficiency and increased productivity. We’d also like to congratulate Texarkana College on their new CNC machine, which will be used for their brand new CNC Machinist Operator course starting this summer.

Ledwell new CNC machine

Ledwell Employees Enjoy a Family Night at the Fair


Check out the fun family photos our employees took during our company fair night!

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