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John Birden founder of Automatic Load Cover, LLC Retires

Gladwin, Michigan, USA Sept 25, 2017 – Roll-Rite, LLC in Torrington, Connecticut announced John Birden, founder of Automatic Load Cover, LLC, retired effective September 22, 2017. Starting the business in 2000, John created and built one of the premier manufacturing companies serving heavy duty truck and trailer industry in New England. With a combination of know-how, work experience and commitment building and being the best equipment for his customers, John designed one of the most durable and reliable automated covering systems serving the waste, recycling, scrap, municipal and construction markets. John’s years of unwavering dedication to his   (more…)


Gladwin, Michigan, USA Sept 25, 2017 – Roll-Rite, LLC in Torrington, Connecticut announced John Birden, founder of Automatic Load Cover, LLC, retired effective September 22, 2017. Starting the business in 2000, John created and built one of the premier manufacturing companies serving heavy duty truck and trailer industry in New England. With a combination of […]

John Birden founder of Automatic Load Cover, LLC Retires



Roll Rite, LLC Acquires Pulltarps Manufacturing

Gladwin, Michigan, USA February 28, 2017 – Roll-Rite, LLC (“Roll-Rite”) today acquired Transportation Equipment, Inc (DBA Pulltarps Manufacturing) located in El Cajon, California.  This merger brings to Roll-Rite one of the premier tarping systems companies and brands serving the North American heavy duty truck and trailer industry.  Since its founding in 1992, Pulltarps Manufacturing has embraced a culture of driving innovative thinking and creativity, developing a strong platform of high quality tarping technologies and products, and building a knowledgeable and dedicated workforce experienced in providing reliable application solutions and superior customer service. 

Pulltarps Manufacturing product line features (more…)


Gladwin, Michigan, USA February 28, 2017 – Roll-Rite, LLC (“Roll-Rite”) today acquired Transportation Equipment, Inc (DBA Pulltarps Manufacturing) located in El Cajon, California.  This merger brings to Roll-Rite one of the premier tarping systems companies and brands serving the North American heavy duty truck and trailer industry.  Since its founding in 1992, Pulltarps Manufacturing has […]

Roll Rite, LLC Acquires Pulltarps Manufacturing



Roll Rite, LLC Open House Event

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Roll Rite, LLC Opens Doors to Manufacturing Facility for Public Event

Gladwin, Michigan — Ever wanted to see how heavy duty truck equipment is manufactured? Here’s your chance. On Tuesday, June 9th from 12:30PM to 3:30PM Roll Rite, LLC invites the public to tour their manufacturing operations. The public will enjoy a guided tour of their expanded operations along with appetizers and refreshments.

Roll-Rite, LLC is a leading manufacturer of American-made automated tarping systems and components, serving the waste, construction and agricultural work truck and trailer industries. Roll Rite relocated headquarters and manufacturing operations to a 68,000 square foot facility in Gladwin, Michigan in September of 2014.   Brad Templeman, CEO, announced to distributors and OEMs, “Our decision to relocate to a larger facility aligns with Roll-Rite’s strategic direction to expand our geographic reach and application scope in designing and manufacturing state of the art automated tarp systems for the global heavy duty trucking industry serving the Construction, Governmental, Agriculture, Waste & Recycling markets.”

With increased engineering capabilities and manufacturing capacity, Roll-Rite strengthens its commitment to provide innovative systems that reliably contain and protect payloads, create a safer work environment for drivers, and maximize customer’s return-on-investment through reduced cost of ownership and increased revenues.

Attendees may pre-register on our registration form here and can locate us on our Google Map here.

 


Roll Rite, LLC Opens Doors to Manufacturing Facility for Public Event Gladwin, Michigan — Ever wanted to see how heavy duty truck equipment is manufactured? Here’s your chance. On Tuesday, June 9th from 12:30PM to 3:30PM Roll Rite, LLC invites the public to tour their manufacturing operations. The public will enjoy a guided tour of their expanded […]

Roll Rite, LLC Open House Event



All-New RollRite.com is Live!

The All-New RollRite.com

The All-New RollRite.com

Our All-New RollRite.com is live with features including:

  • All-New Responsive-Design: A responsive web design automatically adjusts to fit screen/device type and size. Your viewing experience will vary based on your monitor size, web font settings or mobile device. If you are experiencing any viewing difficulties it may be necessary to ‘clear your cache’. Please check with your computer services personnel if necessary. For PC computers, you can refresh your cache by simultaneously holding down on your keyboard the left ‘SHIFT’ key and the ‘F5’ refresh key and then releasing them.
  • Product Menus: Products are organized by type and application of truck, rolloff or trailer so end users can be directed to system information that is recommended for their tarping needs.
  • Roll-Rite Parts Database: Above the menu is a link to Roll-Rite Parts (the first magnifying glass search icon) which is a publicly accessed Parts and Support database featuring our most popular products. More products will become available online this year so please be patient and watch your email for notifications on any updates.
  • Secure Dealer Login: As a distributor you will be able to obtain a secure login for the Roll-Rite Parts database to access your pricing and to search and order parts. Under the Dealer Login menu selection (last upper menu selection or accessed in lower grey footer menu), there is a Dealer Login Request Form. Please use the form to request your new login. Please see browser requirements below for accessing our new parts database.

The new site allows us to expand our web offerings and capabilities as we grow. We are excited about this change and hope you are too.


The All-New RollRite.com
Our All-New RollRite.com is live with features including: All-New Responsive-Design: A responsive web design automatically adjusts to fit screen/device type and size. Your viewing experience will vary based on your monitor size, web font settings or mobile device. If you are experiencing any viewing difficulties it may be necessary to ‘clear your cache’. Please check […]

All-New RollRite.com is Live!



Roll Rite, LLC Relocates to Larger Facility

Roll Rite Facility in Gladwin MI

Roll Rite, LLC, 650 Industrial Drive, Gladwin, MI

Roll·Rite® Relocates Tarp System Operations to Larger Facility

Gladwin, Michigan, September, 4th 2014 — Roll Rite, LLC relocated headquarters and manufacturing operations to a 68,000 square foot facility in Gladwin, Michigan.

Roll Rite CEO Brad Templeman, announced to distributors and OEMs, “Our decision to relocate to a larger facility aligns with Roll-Rite’s strategic direction to expand our geographic reach and application scope in designing and manufacturing state of the art automated tarp systems for the global heavy duty trucking industry serving the Construction, Governmental, Agriculture, Waste & Recycling markets.”

With increased engineering capabilities and manufacturing capacity, Roll-Rite strengthens its commitment to provide innovative systems that reliably contain and protect payloads, create a safer work environment for drivers, and maximize customer’s return-on-investment through reduced cost of ownership and increased revenues.
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Roll Rite Facility in Gladwin MI
Roll·Rite® Relocates Tarp System Operations to Larger Facility Gladwin, Michigan, September, 4th 2014 — Roll Rite, LLC relocated headquarters and manufacturing operations to a 68,000 square foot facility in Gladwin, Michigan. Roll Rite CEO Brad Templeman, announced to distributors and OEMs, “Our decision to relocate to a larger facility aligns with Roll-Rite’s strategic direction to expand our geographic […]

Roll Rite, LLC Relocates to Larger Facility



The Lighter Side: Tarping Single Axles

Roll·Rite® DC204 tarp system for single axle pickup chassis

Roll·Rite® DC204 for Single Axle Pickup Chassis

Roll·Rite® DC200 Series for Single Axle Hooklift and Pickup Chassis

Roll-Rite LLC introduces the new model DC204 Automatic Tarping System for covering containers being hauled on cable roll-off and hooklift hoists using pickup style single axle truck chassis.
Erl Henry, Sales Manager for the Waste & Recycling Markets states that “this new tarp system combine faster automated tarping technology with an adjustable LowTOWER design to meet the chassis cab height and container needs of smaller, more economical pickup style truck chassis collection applications”

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Roll·Rite® DC204 tarp system for single axle pickup chassis
Roll·Rite® DC200 Series for Single Axle Hooklift and Pickup Chassis Roll-Rite LLC introduces the new model DC204 Automatic Tarping System for covering containers being hauled on cable roll-off and hooklift hoists using pickup style single axle truck chassis. Erl Henry, Sales Manager for the Waste & Recycling Markets states that “this new tarp system combine faster […]

The Lighter Side: Tarping Single Axles



New Under Body Mount Pivot Design for Dump Truck and ...

Roll·Rite® Under Body Pivot

Roll·Rite® Under Body Mount Pivot Gets All-new Design (left)
to Streamline Installation Over Old Design (right)

Under Body Mount Pivot Gets Updated Design

In addition to a clean, modern look, our new curved shaped Under Body pivot box has been improved for easier installation. New design features an upper 4-bolt installation pattern easily accessed from outside of the spring chamber. New bolt pattern eliminates bolting to the face of truck or trailer body.

Pre-set pin location on new pivot box sets the spring pressure to the highest optimal tension based on spring capacity of pivot from 5-spring through 16-spring applications. New pre-set pin eliminates guesswork on hole placement of clevis pin for adjustable tension. Read more »


Roll·Rite® Under Body Pivot
Under Body Mount Pivot Gets Updated Design In addition to a clean, modern look, our new curved shaped Under Body pivot box has been improved for easier installation. New design features an upper 4-bolt installation pattern easily accessed from outside of the spring chamber. New bolt pattern eliminates bolting to the face of truck or […]

New Under Body Mount Pivot Design for Dump Truck and ...