Celebrating 16 Years of Exceptional Service: Dale Jones Bids Farewell to Timpte, Inc.

Posted By: Susan Bishop Industry News,

David City, NE – After 16 years of unwavering dedication and exceptional service, Dale Jones bids farewell to Timpte, Inc. as he retires from the position of President & CEO. As his remarkable journey with the organization comes to a close, we reflect on the significant impact he has had on Timpte, Inc., and the community.

Dale Jones, who joined Timpte, Inc., in 2008, has been an integral part of our success story. Throughout his tenure, he has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence, leadership, and a passion for the ongoing evolution of American transportation. Effective January 1, 2024, Tim Carpenter took over the role of President & CEO of Timpte, Inc.

Under Dale’s leadership, Timpte has achieved numerous milestones, including opening 7 Customer Support Centers, several plant expansions, and creation of Thunderstone Manufacturing, Lincoln Marine and Equipment Trailer product lines. Dale played a pivotal role in the purchase of the equipment trailer assembly center (ETAC) facility in David City, the addition of wiring harness group, and Timpte’s market share growth.

"Dale Jones has been a cornerstone of the Timpte Inc., organization for the past 16 years. His dedication, hard work, and leadership have been instrumental. From doubling trailer production to being at the forefront of multiple expansions in the company. He’s invested his career in the development of the future of Timpte. We are truly grateful for his contributions, and he leaves behind a lasting legacy that will be remembered for years to come," said Tim Carpenter, incoming President & CEO of Timpte, Inc.

Dale Jones will continue his active role on the Timpte Board of Directors, and the day-to-day management of Timpte’s subsidiary company, Thunderstone Manufacturing, located in Lincoln, Nebraska while overseeing the development of the new Lincoln Manufacturing Facility scheduled to open in early 2025.

As Dale Jones embarks on this new chapter of his life, he will be greatly missed by colleagues and friends alike. Dale is looking forward to spending time with his wife, grandchildren, and family. 

Please join us in extending our heartfelt gratitude to Dale Jones for his 16 years of dedicated service and in wishing him a well-deserved and fulfilling retirement. 

About Timpe, Inc.

Serving the transportation industry since 1884, Timpte is the #1 selling dry bulk commodity trailer in North America. Headquartered in David City, Nebraska, Timpte trailers are sold and serviced by a network of 10 factory-direct Customer Support Centers located throughout the Midwest and over 30 authorized Dealers with facilities based throughout the rest of North America. Timpte represents American craftsmanship and innovation at its finest. We are proud to designate each new manufactured trailer as Made in America. Learn more at https://timpte.com/