North American Trailer History

Since our founding in 1982, we’ve been distributing quality branded parts, and providing sales and service for new and used trailers and tankers. That is over 40 Years of parts, service and sales to help others keep rolling at their best.

  • 1982

    Founded by Don Balsimo/office located in Blaine

  • 1985

    Brue Barnhart and Don Balsimo become official partners with Balsimo bringing in Stoughton Trailers and the dry-freight business begins

  • 1989

    Company moves to South St. Paul upstairs from Thompson Motor and the company adds more personnel/added Heil Tank Trailers

  • 1991

    The repair shop was opened in Inver Grove Heights and a small parts department was formed to take care of the needs of the repair shop.

    Added Fontaine Trailers and had a record year of sales, which allowed for the company to purchase a location on Concord Boulevard in Inver Grove Heights to start a tank repair shop.

  • 2008

    North American Trailer is purchased by Dean Dally.

  • 2009

    North American Trailer co-brands with Blaine Brothers and adds a new tank shop at the Cloquet facility.

  • 2012

    Opened a tank shop in Stanley, ND.

  • 2016

    State-of-the-industry facility built in Inver Grove Heights featuring 30 repair bays allowing us to offer more services and take care of more of our partners.

  • 2020

    North American Trailer co-brands with Blaine Brothers and adds a tank shop at the new Clearwater facility opens with expanded trailer tanker service.

Inver Grove Heights, MN


11015 Clark Rd
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077

Clearwater, MN


750 Heaton BLVD
Clearwater, MN 55320
CT # 14992

Stanley, ND


8116 61st St. NW
Stanley, ND 58784
CT# 12768

Scanlon, MN


1325 Hwy 45
Scanlon, MN 55720
CT# 11774

Chippewa Falls, WI


4306 123rd Street
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
CT # 15568