Zip’s Truck Equipment, Inc – Company Information

Zip’s journey started in 1950 as an auto body shop. A major milestone was reached in Zip’s Truck Equipment Inc’s. history when it entered the towing industry. 1979 saw the setting up of AW Direct, a group company. The business was acquired by the Rottinghaus family in 1986. They started operations from a new location in Michigan in 2012. 2018 was a landmark year when Zip’s acquired AW Direct.

Not just truck and equipment, Zip’s Truck Equipment Inc. has a division selling apparel for industrial safety as well as casual wear. They offer a wide range of products from towing straps and chains to clearance products.

What They Do

Zip’s Truck Equipment Inc. is involved in the sale and finance of automotive towing equipment, industrial trailers, and various equipment related to trucking. The Zip’s owned AW Direct offers a large 95,000 sq.ft. a facility that includes a warehouse, shop area, sales offices, a large enclosed blast room, a retail parts department, four environmentally approved downdraft paint room, and more. Their branch in Taylor, Michigan offers a complete range of parts and accessories. They also offer truck body installation services.


  • Parts
  • industrial & car carriers
  • multi-car haulers
  • Repair Parts
  • Custom Tow Trucks


  • Towing Straps & Chains
  • Cargo Control
  • Ratchets & Hardware
  • Rigging & Recovery Supply
  • Truck Chassis Accessories
  • Winch Lines & Hardware
  • Towing Accessories
  • Lockout Tools
  • Tow Lights
  • Emergency & Warning Lighting

Annual Revenue

Last known yearly revenue of Zip’s Truck Equipment Inc. was $27 Million

Revenue Comparision

  • 1st Source Servall: $33 Million
  • Intercon Truck Equipment Inc: $6 Million
  • Equiparts Corp: $13 Million
  • J&J Truck Equipment: $7 Million

How to apply for a job?

As per the requirement and vacancy, the Zip’s Truck Equipment invite the candidate for an interview to fill up different posts. You may visit to find the latest jobs in the trucking industry.

Vacancies in below posts:

  • Truck Mechanic
  • Part Time Driver
  • Towing Equipment Body Installer

Zip’s Truck Equipment Inc. Quick Overview

Headquarter: 316 West Milwaukee Street New Hampton, IA 50659 United States
Opening Year: 1950
President: Paul Rottinghaus
Director: Adam Bauer
General Manager: John Kuhn
Total Employee: 200 to 500
Company type: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
Phone: +1-800-222-6047
Fax: +1-641-394-4044


Zip’s Truck Equipment Inc. has been in the trucking industry for 70 years now. They have successfully established themselves as a reliable company offering truck equipment of a wide range.

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