Timpte, Inc.

Timpte trailers are manufactured in David City, Nebraska. The David City manufacturing plant, established in 1978, covers over 40 acres and is an industry leader in productivity and efficiency. With a strong team culture and focus on safety and quality – the Timpte manufacturing operations apply solid manufacturing principles and state-of-the-art technology to produce the industry’s finest bulk commodity trailers. Timpte has become the best-selling grain hopper in North America. Timpte Inc. has been manufacturing bulk commodity trailers for over 125 years. As one of the pioneers in the development of these trailers, we have positioned ourselves to serve your specific needs today and into the future.

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1827 Industrial Drive , David City , Nebraska 68632 USA

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Internationally (various countries)

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The Horse and Buggy Days

Two brothers, William and August Timpte arrived in the Mile High City sometime around 1880, just a few years after Colorado became the 38th state of the union. Trained in their father's blacksmithing shop, the Timpte boys first went to work for the railroad in the booming, young frontier town. As Denver grew, so did its transportation needs, and William and August Timpte set up separate companies in 1884. The August Timpte Wagon and Carriage Works and the Wm. Timpte Carriage Works were soon busy supplying and repairing delivery wagons, buggies and carriages.

After a few years running separate operations, the brothers decided to merge their two shops into one company, The Timpte Brothers Wagon Company. The new operation was established in 1891 and moved to a 12,500 square foot plant at 2300 Market Street in Denver where they remained for the next 50 years. Timpte Brothers became the largest vehicle supplier in the Mountain states, and was busy designing and manufacturing buggies, carriages, light spring wagons for mining, commerce and local delivery, and heavy brewery wagons. After over 30 years of building their young company the founders, William and August Timpte, retired. Their sons, T.C. 'Tony' Timpte and C.A. 'Clem' Timpte took over in 1916 to enter the beginnings of the age of motorized transport.


  • To develop our culture around our Core Values
  • Customer Responsiveness
  • Employees that are Recognized & Rewarded
  • Value Added Product Offerings
  • Continuous Improvements
  • Uncompromising Ethics
  • Quality Focus
  • Fact Based Decisions
  • Cost Effective Processes

Customer To provide customers with best in industry quality, innovation, and value in order for them to achieve maximum returns on their investment
Employee To provide a safe, competitive and enjoyable workplace that will reward long-term employment
Shareholders To deliver the highest return on investement within the markets we participate