Our Products

The Novae Difference

Our Products

The Novae Difference

Our Products

The Novae Difference

Our Story

The name Novae originated from a discussion regarding the Latin root of the word for innovation: to bring something new.

We live and work in Indiana, the heart of farm country and the center of American manufacturing. Here, values matter.

Novae Corp. started making trailers in January 2001 with the idea to offer quality products with great service, deal fairly with people, and recognize that suppliers, employees, community and customers are all important to success. Our purpose is to create opportunities for people to make their lives better and to leave a legacy of positive impact.

  • Good character
  • A strong work ethic
  • A service mindset
  • Accountability
  • A drive to improve

Living these values, we have become one of the best professional trailer manufacturers in North America. A very strong and committed team at Novae has rewarded us with 15 years of continuous growth.

  • 1995

    Our Humble Beginnings

    Novae Corp. was founded in 1995 with the development of the Proslide® Self Retracting Sulky. This provided a solution for commercial lawn professionals who were tired of walking behind their mowers. There were other sulkies on the market, however they all used wheels. The unique features of the Proslide are that it not only glides over bumps and ruts, providing a smoother ride for the operator while enhancing the desired striping effect on the lawns; it also effortlessly retracts up and out of the way when you step off.

  • 1998


    Novae introduced the Gridiron Custom Tool Storage Systemâ„¢, a modular tool storage for power equipment such as backpack blowers, string trimmers, chain saws, etc. The Gridiron allows a user to build the system exactly as they need it and add to it as their business grows.

  • 2000


    Novae acquired the assets of Sure-Trac trailers and in 2001 began producing their first trailers. Through innovative designs, steadfast attention to detail and best business practices, Sure-Trac quickly gained advantage in the utility trailer marketplace.

  • 2005


    Novae opened our headquarters in Markle, IN.

  • 2006

    Inc 500

    Novae was named to Inc. Magazine's "Inc 500," a list of the fastest growing privately-held companies in the United States, and has been listed by Inc. Magazine every year since.

  • 2008

    I-69 Trailer Center

    Novae opened the I69 Trailer Center, our retail location at our headquarters in Markle, IN. This flagship store functions as a model of how a trailer dealership should operate, allowing us to beta test new products and methods prior to release nationwide. Today the I69 Trailer Center is the premier trailer dealer in Northeast Indiana.

  • 2009


    In 2009, during the Great Recession, when other trailer manufacturers were closing their doors and watching their revenues drop by 30 to 50%, Novae Corp was posting record growth and profitability.

  • 2010

    North Manchester

    With strong growth and profitability, Novae opened our second manufacturing location in North Manchester, IN.

  • 2011

    3rd Largest

    Novae became the third largest manufacturer of utility trailers in North America and remains the largest exporter of utility-type trailers into Canada, servicing all Canadian provinces.

  • 2012

    Columbia City

    Novae opened our third manufacturing location in Columbia City, IN.

  • 2014

    Advanced Manufacturing

    Novae will open our fourth and most advanced manufacturing facility to date, increasing our overall capacity and sophistication of our processes.

  • 2015

    10 YEARS IN A ROW!

    Novae Corp. earned a place on Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the fastest growing businesses in the US.

    Novae Corp joins only 12 other companies to be ranked on the list at least 10 times!

    We came in No. 46 in Indiana and No. 107 in US Manufacturing.

Our Amazing Team

We are part of a big family, each and everyone of us is empowered to make a difference for the better

Chad, Troy, Jordan, Nate and Chad


Rae Anne

Amazing Team

Whatever It Is - Always Awesome


Amazing Team


Tony, Doug, Ryan, Lonnie, Don and Shaun

Amazing Team

Want to be part of our family? click the button below to view our job listing or just send us an email explaining why you deserve to be one of us.


We believe our people make us who we are

Our Mission

Our mission is to grow a successful business by delivering quality products with outstanding service while providing superior value to everyone associated with our company. We are a team of deeply resposible individuals who respectfully engage and challenge each other to continuously improve and perform at the highest level.

Core Values

  • Embracing and Driving Change
  • Service-Minded
  • Strong Character
  • Self-Discipline
  • Accountability
  • Work Ethic

We are growing. Join us and grow with us.


We believe in supporting strong and sustainable communities

Here are few of the organizations we are involved with.

American Cancer Society
American Red Cross
Habitat For Humanity
Indiana State Police
Boys and Girls Club
Boy Scouts Of America

Others we work with.

  • American Legion
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • David Dean Mission Possible
  • HNHS Prom
  • Huntington Athletics
  • Huntington County 4-H
  • Huntington County Baseball
  • Huntington County Fireworks
  • Huntington Quarterback Club
  • Huntington University Baseball
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Markle Chamber
  • Markle Easter Egg Hunt
  • Markle Wildcat Days
  • Northern Wells Band
  • Norwell Music Boosters
  • Norwell Wrestling
  • The Quayle Presidential Learning Center

Our Brands

Exceptional customer service across all our brands

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you.

Novae Headquaters

1 Novae Parkway
Markle, IN 46770
  (260) 758-9838

North Manchester Plant

11870 N 650 E
North Manchester, IN 46962
  (260) 982-7075

Columbia City Plant

643 W Ellsworth Street
Columbia City, IN 46725
  (260) 244-4654

I-69 Trailer Center

Two South Novae Parkway
Markle, IN 46770
  (260) 758-9800