Liberty Trailers to Use Grant to Invest in Robotics

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FILLMORE, Ind.Liberty Trailers received a grant to be used towards investing in autonomous robotic welding and increasing its internal fabrication capability.

In a partnership with Conexus Indiana, Liberty Trailers is one of 34 businesses in the state awarded funding through the Indiana Economic Development Corporation’s Manufacturing Readiness Grant program. This round of grants totals more than $2.8 million to support $17.4 million in technology-based investments.

The Manufacturing Readiness Grant program was launched last year to stimulate private sector investments in Indiana’s manufacturing. The Indiana General Assembly appropriated $20 million in additional funding to the two-year state budget that runs through June 30, 2023.

This funding has enabled 122 awards to date totaling nearly $9.7 million to companies in 50 counties. Ultimately, capital investments from the program are projected to total more than $68.6 million. Going into 2022, Liberty Trailers is set to have the ability to increase production capacity even more thanks to a manufacturing-focused grant.

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About Liberty Trailers

Liberty Trailers is a trailer manufacturer located in Fillmore, Indiana that builds a variety of trailers suitable for homeowners and businesses such as dumps, equipment haulers, flatbeds, utilities, etc. The company was started from scratch in 1998 in Clayton, IN with a vision to build top quality trailers at value prices. Although the company is smaller in comparison to some other trailer manufacturers, its name is becoming well-known in the trailer industry for our product’s superior quality. It is a family-owned and family-ran business with a vested interest in the success of its dealers and the satisfaction of its customers.