Press Releases

December 2020 : Press Release
Peterson Manufacturing names new Director of Marketing, Business Development

In his new role, Geoffroy will be responsible for increasing brand awareness, expanding customer engagement as well as leading all go-to-market activities.

September 2020 : Press Release
Peterson Sponsors National Truck Driver Appreciation with its Shining the Light On America’s Truck Drivers Campaign

Peterson, world-leading innovator in the engineering and production of USA made vehicle safety-related products, is sponsoring the 2020 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) with its new campaign, Shining the Light on America’s Truck Drivers.

September 2020 : Press Release
Peterson’s new 358 Series adds surface-mount versatility to its LED Interior Lighting

Peterson has expanded its innovative line of USA-made LED interior lighting with the new 358 Series –– a lower-profile, flat-back bar light ideal for surface mounting to any trailer center ceiling, sidewall, or utility tool compartment.

June 2020 : Press Release
Peterson bolsters its sales team with two seasoned pros: David Black and Joseph Shaw

Peterson is pleased to announce two new and highly experienced additions to its sales department: David Black and Joseph Shaw. Both have extensive backgrounds in the Commercial Vehicle segment––especially heavy-duty trucks, trailers and fleets.

March 2020 : Press Release
Al Anderson named Peterson’s new Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Peterson Manufacturing is pleased to announce that Al Anderson has been named the company’s new Vice President of Sales & Marketing, effective April 1, 2020.

January 2020 : Press Release
Peterson to celebrate 75 years of Solutions on the Move

Peterson to celebrate 75 years of Solutions on the Move

March 2019 : Press Release
PetersonPULSE is named a 2019 ‘Top 20 Product’ by HDT Magazine

Peterson is honored to win Heavy Duty Trucking magazine’s 2019 ‘Top 20 Products’ award for its PetersonPULSE™ Intelligent Trailer System. The award was announced March 18 at the ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting in Atlanta.

March 2019 : Press Release
Peterson’s Cory Adams Named Vice President Of Engineering

Peterson Manufacturing is pleased to announce that Cory Adams has been named as Vice President of Engineering effective January 1, 2019. He was also elected as the newest member of Peterson’s Board of Directors.

November 2018 : Press Release
Peterson Named Approved Lighting Vendor for Vipar Heavy Duty Network

Peterson Manufacturing is very pleased to report that as of November 1, 2018 the company became an approved lighting vendor for Vipar HD, the largest heavy-duty truck parts buying group in North America.

March 2018 : Press Release
Peterson Introduces Its Pulse Intelligent Trailer System

Peterson thinks it’s time that fleet trailers got as smart as today’s high-tech trucks, and is proud to introduce its patented PetersonPULSE™ intelligent trailer system.

November 2017 : Press Release
Peterson’s Newest Ag Equipment Light Meets New Federal Requirements

Peterson Manufacturing is pleased to announce that its 6" oval flashing LumenX® LED Turn/Marker/Warning light meets the new Federal requirements to enhance the visibility and safety of ag equipment.

July 2017 : Press Release
Peterson Introduces Its New 290 Series LED License/Utility Lights

Peterson continues to introduce new and innovative USA-made lights with a versatile new item: the 290 series LED License/Utility light.

March 2017 : Press Release
Peterson Enhances Territory Coverage with New Sales Agencies

Peterson Manufacturing is pleased to welcome three new sales agency partners to its PM team: Bill Murray & Associates (BMA); Hirsig-Frazier Company; and John Rice of NorthPro.

March 2017 : Press Release
Peterson Presents an All-New Generation of Its 36-Diode Classics

Peterson has combined the classic look of its original 36-diode Piranha LED lights with state-of-the-art circuitry and automated manufacturing to create a new line of USA-made lighting: the 817R-36 Stop/Turn/Tail light and the 817A-36 Park/Turn light.

January 2017 : Press Release
Peterson Launches a Newly Updated Website: PMLIGHTS.COM

Peterson Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce the launch of its newly updated website. The new site provides visitors a faster, easier way to access the latest information on Peterson products and services from any desktop or mobile device.

November 2016 : Press Release
Peterson’s New Timer Switch Keeps Interior LED Lights Under Control

Peterson Manufacturing proudly introduces the 5600 Timer Box Switch, an ingenious new system for controlling interior cargo lights with push-button ease and timed convenience.

July 2016 : Press Release
Peterson Launches An All-New Submersible LED Trailer Light Kit

Peterson Manufacturing’s new 844 Series Submersible Trailer Lights offer an exciting advance that combines superior function and durability with exclusive LumenX® LED lens optics technology and low-profile good looks.

June 2016 : Press Release
Peterson Hosts 5th Annual FLEET FORUM Event

Leading members of the fleet trucking industry were hosted at Peterson Manufacturing’s Grandview headquarters during its 5th annual Fleet Forum on June 14-15.

June 2016 : Press Release
Peterson Manufacturing Releases 2016 Master Product Catalog

Peterson Manufacturing is pleased to introduce its 2016 Master Catalog, a 284-page edition featuring over 2,000 vehicle safety system solutions –– most of them USA-made.

May 2016 : Press Release
Special Guest Tours Peterson Manufacturing in Grandview

Bill Graves, former two-term Kansas Governor (1995-2003) and current president and CEO of American Trucking Associations, was a special guest at Peterson Manufacturing Company’s corporate campus on Friday.

December 2015 : Press Release
Peterson Launches Its New Upsized Dot Light XL

Peterson Manufacturing is pleased to introduce something bigger and brighter in single-diode LED clearance/marker/mid-turn lighting for heavy-duty trailers.

January 2015 : Press Release
Peterson Manufacturing to Mark 70th Year In Business

2015 will mark Peterson Manufacturing Company’s 70th year of keeping “Solutions on the Move” in the vehicle safety lighting industry.

December 2014 : Press Release
Peterson Launches Brilliant New LumenX® LED Strobe Lights

Peterson Manufacturing has extended its rapidly growing, USA-made LumenX® LED line with a 4" Round Strobe light and a 6" Oval Strobe.

March 2014 : Press Release
PM Introduces New LumenX® S/T/T Light With Integrated Back-Up Lamp

Peterson Manufacturing has expanded their innovative LumenX® LED line with a revolutionary S/T/T light featuring an integrated back-up lamp.

March 2014 : Press Release
Peterson Named to Supply Indicator Lights for P.S.I.™

Peterson Manufacturing was recently chosen to supply the indicator lights for the automatic tire inflation systems of San Antonio-based Pressure Systems International.

March 2014 : Press Release
Peterson Introduces A Versatile New LED Interior Light

Peterson Manufacturing, a global leader in transportation-based safety lighting technology, is pleased to announce an innovative new design in interior lighting systems for cargo vehicles.

March 2014 : Press Release
Peterson’s Kristen Goodson named Vice President – Product Management

Peterson Manufacturing, a global leader in transportation-based safety lighting technology and related equipment, has appointed Kristen Goodson as Vice President - Product Management.

March 2014 : Press Release
Peterson Unveils Radical Lens Design in New LumenX® LED Lights

Peterson’s new LumenX® Series 7 safety lights take LED brightness and safety to a whole new level.

July 2013 : Press Release
Peterson Manufacturing Debuts LED Forward Lighting

Peterson has entered the exciting, rapidly developing LED forward lighting market with the introduction of a new USA designed, tooled and manufactured 7-inch round LED headlight.

June 2013 : Press Release
Peterson Recognized By Caterpillar For Supplier Excellence

Peterson Manufacturing has been awarded Silver certification for 2012 through Caterpillar Inc.'s Supplier Quality Excellence Process. Caterpillar personnel visited Peterson’s corporate headquarters in Grandview, MO on April 9th to present the award.

December 2012 : Press Release
Maxi-Seal’s Hardshell J560 Connector Receives Final Patent Approval

Maxi-Seal Harness Systems, Inc., a division of Peterson Manufacturing Company, has received patent approval on the industry’s first hardshell J560 connector for heavy-duty trucks, trailers and trailer dollies.

November 2011 : Press Release
Peterson Manufacturing Earns Prestigious National Honor

Peterson Manufacturing Company has earned an impressive industry award from Caterpillar, Inc., according to company officials.

May 2011 : Press Release
Peterson LED Light Meets California Title 13 Requirements

Peterson announces that its Model 354 Series of LED Mid-Turn Lights meets Title 13 compliance for use on long trailers in the state of California.

March 2011 : Press Release
Peterson Unveils Maxi-Seal’s Powerful New Anti-Corrosion Technology

Peterson Manufacturing, owner of Maxi-Seal® Harness Systems, has introduced a powerful new weapon against trailer wiring’s deadliest foe: corrosion.