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Get Low with the Ledwell HydraTilt Truck


What do you get when you take a HydraTail Truck and add a unified hinge and hydraulic tilt deck? Ledwell’s groundbreaking, patened HydraTilt Truck.

“We saw an opportunity to create a more versatile truck. One that takes up less space on the street, accommodates low ground clearance equipment, has a shorter bed height, and has a deck that tilts high enough to unload containers.”

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CARES Act Offers Significant Tax Savings for Small Businesses


There has never been a better time to buy Ledwell equipment! 2020 has been a tough year for many, but thanks to the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act), which was signed into law in March, you can deduct current year tax losses against income from a prior tax year and receive an immediate tax refund.


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Tread + Pull Keeps Employees, Customers Safe


Early summer 2020, Lesley Ledwell Dukelow, president of Ledwell, visited the Electronics Shop when she saw Electronics Specialist Phillip Anderson installing a bracket at the bottom of the shop door.

“Because of the pandemic, the electronics crew didn’t want to touch the door handle,” Phillip said. “They were spraying disinfectant everywhere. So I took a piece of metal and had another shop bend it to create a bracket that lets you open the door with your shoe.”

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Celebrating Ledwell’s 2020 Retirees

James Turnage 

Feedbody Shop  |  27 Years

David Wooten

Engineering  |  37 Years

Boots Thomas

Service & Warranty  | 45 Years

James “Buddy” Smith

Truck Maintenance  |  15 Years

Thad Rollins Jr 

Maintenance  |  23 Years

Employee Spotlight: Jim Greger


When Jim Greger started as Ledwell’s Information Technology Director 15 years ago, the company had just one server supporting its IT infrastructure.


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Employees Support ArkLaTex 100 Club


The Ledwell team loves to rally around a good cause. One cause we support each year is the ArkLaTex 100 Club, a nonprofit organization that’s sole purpose is to benefit our local police and firefighters in Bowie and Miller Counties.

The goal of the Arklatex 100 Club is to raise funds for the dependents of our first responders lost in the line of duty. The remaining funds will be used to purchase any unbudgeted but necessary life-saving equipment and additional training.


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