Dexter was founded in Elkhart, Indiana by Leonard Dexter in 1960. More than six decades later, Dexter is recognized as a progressive industry leader with nationwide availability and an international distribution network. Dexter currently produces quality products in manufacturing facilities across the US and Canada that employ state-of-the-art robotics, precision welding equipment, and automated machining processes.
Commitment to the principles of safety, quality, and customer service has resulted in 60 years of excellence and over 50 million Dexter axles installed by OEMs.
Dexter® is owned by DexKo Global, which was formed in 2015 by combining Dexter and AL-KO VT. This combination created a global leader in highly engineered trailer running gear components and systems, with over 130 years of trailer and caravan componentry experience. DexKo Global is managed out of Novi, Michigan by a strategic staff focused on leveraging the resources of the combined companies. With enhanced scale, operating leverage, capital efficiencies, and diversity, DexKo delivers market leadership in product development and innovation, as well as exceptional customer service, increased manufacturing flexibility, and great efficiency through global sourcing.