In 1905, John Beall founded Beall Corporation as Beall Company. It was a road building equipment distributor. In 1928, the company began manufacturing truck tank and tank trailers for the petroleum industry. Beall Corporation is an exporter of several types of trailers. It has customers in several countries, including Canada, Chile, Honduras, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Mexico and Taiwan. The company has headquarters in Portland, Ore., and factories and sales branches throughout the United States. Its products include aluminum and stainless steel tanks, pneumatics, bottom dumps, end dumps and dump bodies. In addition to manufacturing trailers, Beall Corporation also features a line of parts and service.