BY TIM MINTON SPECIAL TO THE CJ
This year marks the 20th anniversary for Gatormade Trailers. It has grown from a small, local business into a company which sells and distributes internationally.
Gatormade trailers are manufactured and distributed from its corporate headquarters in Somerset, located at 1278 Hwy. 461.
Gatormade is a nationally- known brand for trailers, trailer parts and equipment. In 2009, Gatormade moved to its current location – a 300,000square-foot manufacturing facility.
Gatormade was originated in 1996 by B.J. Brown Jr., president. His company has always been located in Somerset.
“Most of all, we are proud to be in Somerset,” stated Brown. “We like to think we are local people who help provide local jobs andmore to the community; it’s been exciting to perform business here.”
Brown portrayed how the company began with four employees and has grown into employing approximately 110...