Founded in 1982 , Big Tex is the leading utility trailer manufacturing company in the United States. With a reputation of building trailers that are tough, sturdy, and long lasting. Big Tex’s diverse utility trailer line includes models ranging in capacities from 1,500 lbs. to 60,000 lbs. with everything offered in between. 2001 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Ricky Baker, President and CEO of Big Tex, began manufacturing trailers in 1976. Today, his original vision of manufacturing the highest quality trailers at the lowest cost possible has been realized.