Leveraging more than 35 years of manufacturing expertise at its state-of-the-art production facility in Owatonna, Minnesota, Minimizer’s goal is simple – to produce the toughest products for the toughest industry.

Tested and Tortured™ aren’t just words on a page – they’re a promise to customers that our products will outwork and outlast the competition.

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Caleb Ostrander
2701 18th St. SW
P.O. Box 740
Owatonna, MN 55060

Tank Trailer

DRASTICALLY REDUCE WIND DRAG AND WEIGHT FOR INCREDIBLE ROI Losing Weight and Improving Fuel Efficiency A 10% decrease in weight can result in a 6.6% increase in fuel efficiency, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Even a slight reduction in weight can translate into thousands of dollars in fuel [...]


PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE TO TRUCK CABS There is no way to avoid the heavily damaging chemicals used to clear roadways in wintery weather. Understand the nature of these compounds and learn some preemtive measures to take to keep your trucks lasting longer. CORROSION IN THE CAB Minimizer™ floor mats […]


When looking at your finance department, do they often miss an opportunity to upsell? For years truck salespeople have tried to sell accessories during the sales process but either ended up giving them away to keep the deal or avoided selling them for fear of scaring the buyer away with […]

Fleet Image

WHY IS FLEET IMAGE SO IMPORTANT? The old adage “image is everything” rings true in the heavy-duty industry. The look of over-the-road assets is a direct reflection of brand, perception of service and quality. THE LEADER IN HEAVY-DUTY FLEET IMAGE MAINTENANCE IS MINIMIZER® Proper fleet maintenance is critical to safety, […]

Driver Fatigue

Diet, good sleeping habits, physical activity, technology and even the truck’s seat can help prevent fatigue for over-the-road truck drivers who spend countless hours behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer. While there is no agreement on how to directly measure the role of fatigue in accidents involving trucks, the National […]


The invention of trucking’s fifth wheel dates back more than one hundred years, when inventor Hermann Farr and his partner, Charles Martin, applied for a patent in 1915. Grease, of course, has been around far longer for thousands of years. The two seem inseparable – grease is applied to the [...]

Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Truck Accessories with Minimizer

Introduction: For truckers, selecting the right accessories isn't just about enhancing the appearance of their rigs; it's about optimizing functionality and performance on the road. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the key considerations for choosing the perfect truck accessories and shed light on why Minimizer stands out [...]

The Evolution of Truck Accessories

Introduction: Welcome to the world of trucking, where innovation meets durability, and performance is paramount. In this blog post, we embark on a journey through the fascinating history and development of truck accessories. Join us as we unravel the story of how these essential additions to the world of trucks […]