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1918 Fruehauf Trailer Company was incorporated
By 1920 the company was manufacturing platform, refrigerated and dry freight van semi-trailers
1942 Listed on the New York Stock Exchange
1963 Fruehauf took a financial interest in Cranes which in turn acquired Fruehauf's interest in the joint venture company in consideration of an issue of shares in Cranes; Cranes changed its name to Crane Fruehauf Trailers Limited.