Welcome to Dexter

About Dexter

Founded in 1960, Dexter is headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana, with 14 manufacturing facilities throughout the US and Canada. Dexter is a trusted brand serving the utility trailer, recreational vehicle, marine, agricultural, and specialty markets.


Dexter has been a leading manufacturer of trailer axles and trailer brakes for over 50 years for the utility trailer, recreation vehicle, heavy duty, manufactured housing, agricultural, marine, and specialty trailer markets.


With over 350 distributor partners, Dexter has the largest replacement part network in the US and Canada. Search for a Dexter distributor near you!


Parts Store

Browse through over 200 replacement parts and service kits in our Online Parts Store. All Genuine Dexter Replacement Parts ship direct to your door from Dexter and are backed by an industry leading limited 5-year warranty.


As an industry leader, Dexter provides numerous resources to support customers with the most comprehensive documentation including videos, service manuals, product flyers, catalogs, and instruction sheets.


Dexter is a world leader in developing and producing safe, reliable trailer components for the markets we serve – all thanks to our exceptional team of employees. We give you the chance to be part of a growing company dedicated to quality products and superior customer service. We give you the chance to make a difference.

The Dexter Difference


Our products are preferred for cutting edge innovation, consistent, reliable quality and safe, smooth performance. From design to testing and support, we partner with the RV, Military, Cargo, Horse, Marine, Utility and Equipment Trailer industries to solve specific challenges with targeted products. We’re ready to propel your company into an ever-expanding age of lighter, more fuel-efficient, automotive quality design. Our in-house laboratory performs rigorous stress, fatigue, and metallurgical evaluations, while computer equipped test vehicles analyze actual product performance. Systems are documented for complete product quality and to eliminate process variations.