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Vaughan Equipment Named Official Thunder Creek Equipment Dealer

Thunder Creek Equipment and Vaughan Equipment today officially announced the Fairfield, Illinois-based heavy equipment dealer will be an official Thunder Creek distributor, serving the agricultural, construction, tractor/trailer, marine and oil field industries in southern Illinois and Indiana, as well as western Kentucky.

Design Improvements to Popular Models

Earlier this year, we released a series of improvements that improve operation and durability of our most popular trailer models.

Thunder Creek Celebrates 10 Years

In 2009, Loren and Jean Van Wyk and two of their sons, Luke and Chad, were operating two businesses: a family farm (LDJ Farms) and steel fabrication business (LDJ Manufacturing).

Ring Power Becomes Thunder Creek Dealer

Ring Power Corporation and Thunder Creek Equipment have reached an agreement that will make the heavy equipment dealer an official distributor of Thunder Creek’s products for the construction industry in 44 counties throughout north and central Florida.

Farm Progress Show 2018

We are busy packing up for the nation’s largest outdoor farm event. We’re bringing a one-of-a-kind FST Series Trailer with us, along with our best deals, giveaways and even hosting a special guest.

Upcoming Ag Events

In the coming months, we'll be loading up the latest Thunder Creek fuel trailers and DEF handling systems (along with some pretty good promotions and give-aways) to travel the Midwest. We'll meet with our agricultural friends at several trade shows as well as Beck's events.

Mike Campbell Joins Thunder Creek Sales Team

Mike Campbell, pictured above along with other sales team staff, joined our company in June. He will be serving as a Territory Sales Manager, representing the full line of fuel trailers, service trailers and DEF delivery systems in the Southeast US.

AgriVision Solutions Takes on FST Line in Missouri

AgriVision Solutions has signed on with Thunder Creek Equipment to carry the company’s line of Fuel & Service Trailers (FST) at its Salisbury, Missouri operation. AgriVision is an independent agronomy consulting business specializing in Missouri row crops.

Harvesting a "Bin Busting Crop"

While the first official estimate of the 2014 corn and soybean production won’t be released by the USDA until next week, initial reports have emerged in the last few days

2-in-1 DEF Pump In Action

Starting in 2014, every manufacturer of diesel engines in the 74-750 hp category will be using a technology called Selective Catalytic Reduction as part of their strategy to meet the final emissions standards set forth by the EPA. This technology uses a fluid called diesel exhaust fluid (DEF).