Minimizer

The top aftermarket products of 2014: No. 4

The fourth most-read new product release of 2014 comes from way back on Jan. 2. That's when Minimizer introduced its ...

Minimizer debuts new poly toolbox

Minimizer has introduced a new 18 in. poly tool box. According to the company, the box is significantly lighter than metal and is designed for a variety of applications for use on truck, trailer and off-highway vehicles. Weighing only 22.8 lbs., the smaller profile tool box measures 18 in. x 24 in. x 18 in. and ...

Minimizer now offering decorative fender bracket systems

Minimizer says it fender bracket systems are now available in decorated options. The decorated finishes are produced using heavy-duty material in a robust manufacturing process allowing the decorated brackets to withstand the rigors of the trucking industry while providing a sleek and finished look that many drivers desire, the ...

Minimizer CFO up for CFO of the Year Award

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal has named Minimizer's Christopher Thorpe “CT” an honoree for this year's CFO of the Year Award in the small private company category. He, along with all the other 2014 nominees, will be recognized Nov. 13 at a luncheon and profiled in a special publication the next day. “I'm very ...

Minimizer nabs manufacturing honor

Minimizer has earned the prestigious silver award from the Golden Bridge Awards, Made in the U.S.A. category, for its heavy-duty fenders. According to Minimizer, the coveted annual Golden Bridge Awards program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, innovations, products and services, executives and management teams, women in business ...

Minimizer celebrating 30 years with $30k giveaway

Minimizer is giving away $30,000 to celebrate its 30th anniversary, which is this year, the fender manufacturer announced Aug. 21 at the Great American Trucking Show. The company is giving away $15,000 to an owner-operator and $15,000 to a fleet, and the winners will be named at the Mid-America ...

Refuse industry accepting of Minimizer fenders

Minimizer says its fenders are rapidly gaining popularity in the refuse market. “Nothing stands up to the rigors of the waste management industry better than Minimizer fenders,” says Craig Kruckeberg, Minimizer’s CEO and chief visionary. Minimizer has been serving the refuse industry for 30 years, and says many new waste ...

Minimizer adds Pete 379 to floor mat line

Minimizer has expanded its custom made floor mat line to include the Peterbilt Model 379. “Minimizer is pleased to manufacture the toughest and most durable custom floor mats made specifically for the Peterbilt 379, considered by many to be the mother of all custom trucks,” says Craig Kruckeberg, Chief ...

Photos from Minimizer’s anniversary party

The Minimizer team welcomed nearly 300 of its closest friends for a 30-year anniversary party this past weekend in Minneapolis. Held at the Muse Events Center in downtown Minneapolis, Minimizer CEO and Chief Visionary Craig Kruckeberg gave a short speech during the event in which he graciously thanked everyone ...

Minimizer to celebrate 30 years

Minimizer will celebrate its 30th anniversary in style this weekend with an event in Minneapolis. Born out of a simple idea when he saw his wife drive over a trash can, Dick Kruckeberg and now son Craig, CEO and Chief Visionary, have built Minimizer from a one-man business to ...