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Owens Products

History of Owens Products
Owens Classic was established in 1965 with the invention of the Classic fifth wheel hitch and the Owens fifth wheel recreational trailer.  The business evolved into manufacturing a variety of commercial trailers using the same fifth wheel concept.

In 1977, Owens designed the first aluminum running board on the market, which allowed the fifth wheel customer the ease of unlocking the fifth wheel hitch located in the truck bed.

In 1989, Owens sold the fifth wheel hitch and a few years later sold its trailer manufacturing plant, allowing the company to concentrate on its core business of automotive accessories.

Owens is a dominant force in the automotive aftermarket with product lines of plastic, fiberglass and aluminum running boards, aluminum tool boxes, dog boxes, garage and trailer accessories as well as custom made products.

During November 2007, Gary Kirtley, II purchased Owens Products and several internal changes were made.  The company is now a strong and profitable company continuing to be family owned and operated.

All Owens products are proudly made in the USA.


Upzy is proud to be an Authorized Dealer for all Owens Products.