Novae LLC, a trailer manufacturer based in the Huntington County town of Markle, has acquired Middlebury-based LOOK Trailers, which manufactures standard and custom-built enclosed trailers. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
LOOK will continue to operate its six manufacturing facilities, which are located in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Utah and Texas, and dealer network as a division of Novae. Matt Arnold, LOOK founder and chief executive officer, will serve as Novae’s chief innovation officer.
“By joining forces, LOOK and Novae will make great strides toward our goal of creating the best North American trailer company,” said Chris Storie, chief operating officer of Novae. “Matt Arnold and the great LOOK team have created a company that is highly regarded in the industry for exceptional quality and service. Together, we will have more than 1,800 employees, 22 manufacturing facilities, and an active dealer network of approximately 1,100 partners, providing a strong foundation to expand our geographic reach and product range.”
LOOK’s products primarily serve the cargo trailer market, with applications including general hauling, auto, contracting and mobile workspaces.