Questions Call: 1 800.294.6837

A Look Back at Winter's Biggest Days in History

Solving your problem is our business, that's the Winter Way. For 30 years, it's been our focus to reduce your costs through practical engineering, quality materials and collaborative services.

We are excited to celebrate our 30th anniversary this year. Please join us as we take a step back and appreciate all of the ideas created and milestones achieved to bring us here.

Winter-30-Year-timeline@0.5x-8

1987: Original idea for the PlowGuard was built out of popsicle sticks by Kent Winter in his garage.

1989: Winter® Equipment is established on October 17, 1989. Filed with the State of Ohio.

1997: City of Willoughby became our first customer, and still is today.

2003: Winter moves into the Joseph Lloyd Parkway building.

2007: First company truck is purchased (2007 GMC Sierra 2500 HD)

2011: The "System" concept is created.

2012: Added CAD and Engineering department.

2013: Second building is purchased on Western Parkway for Sales/Finished goods.

2014: Winter celebrates 25th anniversary.

2015: Near 50 employees and going strong.

2019: Winter celebrates 30th anniversary.

Back to Blog

Related Articles

Finding Winter®: Indianapolis Here We Come!

Join us in Indianapolis May 6-9, 2018 for the APWA North American Snow Conference. We’ll be ready...

The Easiest Way to Reduce Your Salt Usage This Winter

Since the 1940s, U.S. road maintenance departments have been spreading salt on streets and...

Winter Equipment 2021-2022 Product Catalog

Welcome to Winter Equipment's product catalog for the 2021-2022 winter season. From complete snow...