DOTY finalist: Blaine Brothers

Last week Truck Parts & Service announced its finalists for the 2014 Distributor of the Year award. We are now taking a brief look at each nominated business.

For information on Blaine Brothers, we turn to owner Dean Dally and Kevin McCarty, vice president of sales and marketing.

When was your business founded?

In 1979 out of the back of a 1969 Ford pickup by two brothers in Blaine, Minn.

How many locations do you have?

Blaine Brothers is the parent company of North American Trailer Sales, Blaine Brothers TruckAline, and Hydraulic Specialty, INC.

Blaine Brothers has locations in Minneapolis, Scanlon, Minn. and Clearwater, Minn. North American Trailer has locations in Inver Grove Heights, Minn., two locations in Eagan, Minn., Scanlon, Minn. and also Stanley, N.D. Blaine Brothers Truckaline is located in Blaine, Minn. Hydraulic Specialty, INC is located in Fridley, Minn.

How many employees do you have?


What is your company’s value proposition?

Blaine Brothers provides parts and service solutions 24/7 for people who earn their living with commercial vehicles.

What does this nomination say about your business?

We believe it says that the industry has recognized Blaine Brothers and it’s brother companies for the hard work and effort all of our employees have put into building this business since 1979. We truly believe we bring more value to the customer than anyone in our market.

For more on Blaine Brothers, go to, and check Truck Parts & Service magazine in the coming months.

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