CAREFULLY ENGINEERED & HIGH-PERFORMING

Welcome to Rugby Mfg., the country’s leading designer and manufacturer of Class 3-7 dump truck bodies, landscape bodies, platforms and truck and trailer hoists. Rugby was founded in Rugby, North Dakota in 1969. Since then, they have grown from a small agricultural equipment manufacturer to a cutting-edge truck equipment expert, offering a wide array of superior products nationwide, through a robust network of distributors.

Still manufacturing at their original facility in ND, Rugby Mfg. has succeeded in building an industry-leading position in the truck body industry. The brand is known for exceptional products; thoroughly testing and delivering end products with superior fit and finish. Not to mention, Rugby Mfg has expanded their distribution to all regions of North America, thanks to their partnerships with key distributors.

Rugby Manufacturing joined TBEI, Inc. in 2005, and are taking advantage of the know-how, technology, breadth, and reach of their parent company to accelerate their own commitment to quality and customer service. 

After setting the standard for high-performing dump bodies, landscape bodies, platforms and truck & trailer hoists, Rugby is continuing to expand their national presence to this day.

If you are looking for Rugby replacement parts, visit our Rugby parts landing page. If you would like to become the proud owner of a Rugby Mfg Truck Body or Underbody Hoist, fill out a quote request form, and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

LIGHT DUMP BODIES

ELIMINATOR LP

BODY OPTIONS

  • Cabshields (¼, ½, ¾, Full) Standard and Tall
  • One-piece floor in 10-gauge or 7-gauge
  • Cross sills on 16″ centers (12″ optional)
  • Understructure Options:
    • Stacked
    • Crossmemberless

Aluminum Side Assemblies available on 2-3 yard & 3-4 yard Fold Down Side models.

ELIMINATOR LP (SST)

BODY OPTIONS

  • Cabshields (¼, ½, ¾, Full) Standard and Tall
  • Understructure Options:
    • Fully Stainless Steel Interlaced
    • Crossmemberless
  • 10-gauge 201 2B stainless steel sides and ends standard.
  • 8″ Longsills.
  • One-piece 3/16″ AR400 Crossmemberless steel floor.
  • Pockets for 6″ sideboards increase load capacity.

Crossmemberless body has carbon steel AR400 floor and carbon steel longmembers.

ELIMINATOR LP (ALUM)

BODY OPTIONS

  • Cabshields (¼, ½) Standard and Tall.
  • Standard Interlaced Understructure.
  • Constructed of  1/8″, 3/16″, and ¼” 5052 aluminum.
  • Pockets for 6″ boards increase load capacity.
  • Longmembers constructed of 8″ formed ¼” 5052 aluminum.

ELIMINATOR MD

BODY OPTIONS

  • Cabshields (¼) Standard and Tall.
  • 10-gauge steel ends and 7-gauge steel floor.
  • 12-gauge fold down passenger side.
  • 7-gauge dump-thru driver’s side.
  • 55° side dump angle; 46° rear dump angle

The Rugby Eliminator LP is the hardest working dump body in the landscape and light construction industries. When landscape and construction contractors need a productive, reliable, and versatile body, they chose the Eliminator LP time after time. The steel model features a seamless, one-piece steel floor for optimum strength and durability. Full 9-foot floor length allows for full sheets of plywood or other materials. The Eliminator LP design also features front pillars that incorporate forward facing clearance lights positioned at a 45-degree angle at each corner. Rugby products feature light locations that may assist the installer in meeting FMVSS/CMVSS 108.

MEDIUM & HEAVY DUTY BODIES

CONTRACTOR DUMP BODIES

BODY FEATURES

  • 12-gauge HSLAS grade 50 steel sides on fold down side bodies.
  • 10-gauge double wall sides on 14 foot fixed side body.
  • 7-gauge floor, standard on 14′ and 16′, optional on 12′.
  • 17″ side height with brackets for sideboard extensions.
  • Fully boxed dirt shedding top rails.
  • 45° sloped rub rails.
  • Four vertical side braces per side.
  • Full depth boxed rear corner posts with concealed hardware for a clean, streamlined look.
  • Front panel includes a triple bend horizontal top rail.
  • 7″ structural channel long sills and 3″ i-beam cross sills on 12″ centers.
  • Recessed shock resistant rubber mounted, FMVSS 108 compliant clearance lights.
  • All appearance corners have radius bends.
  • 2 part epoxy primer.
  • Half cab shield.

TAILGATE FEATURES

  • Tailgate sloped 10 degree inward.
  • New oval shaped stop/turn/tail light in rear corner posts.
  • EZ-LATCH upper hardware on tailgate (patented).
  • 23″ end height, four-way tailgate with adjustable rod on trip lever.
  • 10 gauge fully boxed tailgate frame with two vertical braces.
  • Reinforced decking edge at rear of the body.
  • 1-1⁄4″ diameter top and 1″ bottom hinge pins.

TITAN DUMP BODIES

BODY FEATURES

  • 10-gauge steel (50 grade) on side construction.
  • 8-gauge steel floor with radius corners.
  • 10 foot 6-8 yard body standard all 8 gauge.
  • Sides equipped with brackets for sideboard extensions.
  • Fully boxed dirt-shedding top rail.
  • 45° sloped rub rail.
  • Three vertical boxed braces per side.
  • Radius front corner posts with recessed clearance lights on lower post.
  • Tapered Full height rear corner posts 5 inches deep.
  • Front has fully boxed top rail with v-bend reinforced front panel.
  • 7″ structural channel long sills and 4″ I beam cross sills on 12″ centers.
  • Recessed shock resistant rubber mounted, clearance lights, also three cluster lights provided in lower apron.
  • New oval-shaped stop/turn/tail lights in upper rear corner posts with side clearance lights on lower post.
  • 2 part epoxy primer.
  • All appearance corners have radius bends.
  • Sloped 1⁄2 cab shield.

TAILGATE FEATURES

  • Sloped 10 degree inward and recessed flush with rear face of corner posts.
  • Four-way tailgate with adjustable rod on trip lever.
  • Fully boxed frame, reinforced with two tapered vertical braces and one tapered horizontal brace.
  • Angle iron reinforced decking at rear, ensures longer lasting gate seal.
  • Heavy duty 1.25″ lower pins on tailgate, upper pivot arms are of .75″ plate.
  • Grease fittings on upper pivot arms.
  • Equipped with spreader chains and banjo eye chain holders in corner posts.

Rugby Manufacturing Co. revolutionized the truck equipment market by introducing the 14′ 5 Yard Fold Down Side Contractor Body. This body was designed with a sleek style, built with the high quality and durability that Rugby is known for. To complement the 14′ Fold Down Side Contractor Body, Rugby now offers the 12′ and 16′ Fold Down Side Contractor Bodies built with the same sleek design and rugged quality as their 14′ body.

Rugby customers have come to expect the high quality and durability in which their bodies are built, and Rugby looks forward to the challenges of producing bodies that meet the needs and high demands of their customers. As a result, Rugby now presents their TITAN Series Dump Body Line. Featuring a dirt-shedding top rail, 10° sloped tailgate, and radius front corner posts, the TITAN SERIES Bodies have a sleek yet strong new look.

LANDSCAPE BODIES

LANDSCAPE BODY

STANDARD FEATURES

  • 14 gauge front and sides with centered horizontal formed rib.
  • 10 gauge two-piece floor.
  • Curbside front has 54″ wide door opening for easy access for most pallet sizes.
  • Easy access to all door handles from ground level.
  • Outset heavy-duty greaseable hinges allow doors to be opened completely and be pinned back with provided door holders.
  • Interlaced understructure with 10 gauge 4″ formed channel crossmembers spaced 14″ apart (16″ spacing on 12′ and larger bodies) with 7 gauge 9″ formed channel long sills.
  • Prefabricated tarp housing.

Rugby’s Landscape Body is the most versatile and accessible body available. All Rugby Landscape Bodies are designed to meet the toughest standards, featuring a curbside swing-out door and rear barn doors over a drop down tailgate that employs Rugby’s revolutionary EZ-Latch system on the upper pins.

LANDSCAPE UNI-BODY

TAILGATE FEATURES

  • Two-piece 28″ rear barn doors over tailgate with over-center pull action latch mechanism.
  • Fold down tailgate, 20″ tall has double walled design, 10 gauge material inside, 14 gauge outside, fully boxed frame and two vertical braces.
  • Tailgate has heavy-duty 1-¼” top and 1″ bottom hinge pins.
  • Patented EZ-LATCH upper release mechanism to allow easy opening of tailgate.
  • Optional 2-piece 48″ rear barn doors available.

Rugby’s Landscape Uni-Body features 48″ tall stakeless sides with a centered horizontal formed rib and a 2-piece smooth steel floor, with a center seam welded underneath. The body features 10 gauge construction throughout and is available with either the traditional 2-piece barn doors over a drop down tailgate or with a 2-piece full height, double rear swing out doors. Available 12′ and 14′ lengths.

VERSA RACK CARGO BODY

SIDE AND REAR CONSTRUCTION

  • Side and rear panels are vented or solid 16 gauge steel corrugated for extra strength.
  • Stake posts are on 24″ centers.
  • 42″ tall panels come in 4, 5, or 6-foot sections depending on body length.
  • Side panels removable with easy to use lower latching mechanism.
  • 42″ rear doors are vented or solid 16 gauge barn door style swing out gates with greasable hinges.
  • Body includes barn door holdbacks.
  • Easy access to all latches from ground level.

FRONT PANEL CONSTRUCTION

  • Front panels are 53″ high made of 14 gauge steel, corrugated for extra strength.
  • Rounded tarp cap comes equipped with prefabricated mounting holes for roll tarp cover (Tarp not included).

BODY CONSTRUCTION

  • Available 9′, 12′, 14′ and 16′ body length.
  • Size 9′ and 12′ have 7 gauge by 5″ long sills, these are interlaced construction.
  • Sizes 14′ and 16′ have 6″ structural channel long sills, these are stacked construction.
  • Cross sill are 4″ formed 10 gauge material and spaced 16″ apart.
  • All platform decking is 10 gauge.

Rugby’s Versa Rack Cargo Body gives you the ultimate versatility in stake rack bodies! Removable heavy duty 16 gauge steel 42″ high side and rear panels (vented or solid) are reinforced with built-in corrugated ribs. Other features include swing-out rear barn door gates, and a front 14 gauge steel 53″ bulkhead that is prefabricated for a roll tarp cover.

RANCHER BODIES

CARBON STEEL

Rugby Rancher truck bodies are designed and built for the professional that demands durability, performance and style. The Rancher is built with strong black powder-coated 12-gauge steel and has NEW features such as a B&W Turnoverball hitch, a narrower tapered bulkhead, a narrowed pintle hitch, and more!

STYLE:

  • Contemporary stop/turn and backup light design
  • Powder coated 90% gloss black for a durable uniform finish

DURABILITY:

  • 12 ga. tread plate steel floor
  • 12 ga. smooth steel rear apron with light cut-outs
  • 4″ structural channel long sills
  • 3″ 10 ga. formed cross sills
  • Bulkhead has brake (CHMSL) light, 1 center cargo lamp and 2 brake lights

CONVENIENCE:

  • B&W Turnoverball Hitch allows a flat surface with no cut-outs in the floor
  • Outside stake pockets with tie rail are installed on sides and rear
  • Built in receiver hitch standard on cab chassis models

HEAVY-DUTY

Rugby Rancher truck bodies are designed and built for the professional that demands durability, performance and style. The New Heavy-duty Rancher features a B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck hitch, a narrower tapered bulkhead, a receiver hitch, and more!

STYLE:

  • Contemporary stop/turn and backup light design.
  • Powder coated 90% gloss black for a durable uniform finish.

DURABILITY:

  • Upgraded 3⁄16″ tread plate steel floor
  • Upgraded 7 gauge formed crossmembers, 12″ spacing
  • Upgraded 12 gauge bulkhead sheet
  • Upgraded 3/8″ thick tie down rail
  • 12-gauge smooth steel rear apron with light cut-outs
  • 4″ structural channel long rails
  • Bulkhead has brake (CHMSL) light, 1 center cargo lamp and 2 brake lights
  • Bulkhead also includes a flame cut slotted viewing window

CONVENIENCE:

  • B&W Turnoverball Hitch allows a flat surface with no cut-outs in the floor.
  • Outside stake pockets with tie rail are installed on sides and rear.
  • Built in receiver hitch standard on cab chassis models.

PLATFORM BODIES

STANDARD DUTY

  • Fully-enclosed stake pocket with double-lined outside of wall.
  • Clearance lights mount in heavy rubber grommets.
  • Structural steel channel long sills.
  • 10-gauge cross sills are welded to structural steel long sills and reinforced with 6″ x 12″ gussets.
  • Side, rear and front rub rails are heavy duty 12-gauge high strength low alloy steel.
  • Wood floors are of 2 x 6 # 1 dense pressure-treated tongue and groove yellow pine with wolmonized extra.
  • Full-depth rear apron.

HEAVY-DUTY

  • Structural steel channel long sills.
  • Front rub rails are of 10-gauge steel.
  • 7-gauge, 4″ high C-section cross sills are welded to structural steel long sills and reinforced with gussets.
  • 10-gauge, 5-1/2″ high-side rub rails with 3 – 90° bends for strength.
  • Wood floors are of 2 x 6 # 1 dense pressure-treated tongue and groove yellow pine with wolmonized extra.
  • 2″ x 4″ 10-gauge external-type stake pocket.
  • 3/8″ x 2″ tie-down bumper bar.
  • 10-gauge full-depth rear apron.
  • Clearance lights mount in heavy-rubber grommets.

SUPER HEAVY-DUTY

  • Structural steel channel long sills.
  • Front rub rails are of 7-gauge steel.
  • 4″ high structural steel cross sills are welded to structural steel long sills and reinforced with gussets.
  • Side rub rails are of 6″ structural channel.
  • Wood floors are of 2 x 6 # 1 dense pressure-treated tongue and groove yellow pine with wolmonized extra.
  • 2″ x 4″ 10-gauge external-type stake pocket.
  • 3/8″ x 2″ tie-down bumper bar.
  • 7-gauge full-depth rear apron.
  • Clearance lights mount in heavy-rubber grommets.

The Series 2000 Platforms come with high tensile steel rub rails, a full rear apron, and double-walled stake pockets to fit your needs. The Series 2000 line also includes an all structural Super Heavy Duty Platform, a Heavy Duty Bulkhead, and Contractor Sides. Series 2000 Platform Bodies offer superior construction economically, making them an ideal choice for a wide range of applications.

The Rugby Platform and Stake Racks are built tough to meet your high standards. Available in 3 styles, standard duty with internal stake pockets, heavy duty with external stake pockets and tie down rails, and super heavy duty with a frame made almost entirely of structural channel, Rugby platform bodies are ready to work.

HOISTS

Truck Hoists

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  • Range in capacities from 2.6 to 35.7 ton
  • Fit bodies from 7 to 22 feet long
  • Black powder-coated to provide you with a durable and rust-resistant finish

Rugby’s line of durable Scissor Hoists range in capacities from 2.6 to 35.7 ton and fit bodies from 7 to 22 feet long. The HR series hoists come standard with a sub-frame that accommodates all popular domestic chassis, are black powder-coated to provide you with a durable and rust-resistant finish and have an unmatched 3-year warranty!

Trailer Hoists

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  • Powder-coated Hoist Frame and Cylinder
  • Fully Greaseable Pivot Points
  • Double Acting Cylinders with Hardened Chrome Cylinder Shafts
  • Rugby has 4 Decades of Hoist Experience
  • Factory Tested for Performance & Durability

Get power, performance and dependability with the rugged and durable Rugby trailer hoists.With over 4 decades of hoist experience, Rugby offers trailer hoists specifically designed and tested for dump trailers with an unmatched 3-year warranty. When looking for the best trailer hoist in the industry you need a Rugby!

Twin Telescopic Conversion

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  • Pre-assembled rear hinge adds strength and simplifies installation.
  • Stabilizer allows both cylinders to extend and retract at the same time
  • Fast cycle time makes the hoist responsive.
  • High-pressure hydraulics produce more power with less weight.
  • Cylinders are precision made with high-strength, hard chromed steel tubing.

Rugby’s line of heavy-duty Twin Telescopic Conversion Hoists range in capacities from 10 to 50 ton and fit bodies from 10 to 28 feet long. Rugby’s Twin Telescopic hoist mounts low between the frame so there’s no notching of body crossmembers. Its wide stance design and tubular structure adds strength and prevents twisting to endure heavy loads.

SR-4016 Truck Hoists

  • Approximate weight including hoist, subframe, and mounting components: 460 lbs. – weight savings of up to 20%
  • Available with single or double acting electric pump or direct mount gear pump
  • Cylinder specifications: 5.5″ bore; 16″ stroke; 2″ diameter rod
  • Mounting height: 9.6 inches
  • Capacity range: 7.7 – 17 tons
  • Factory tested for durability & performance
  • Integrated body prop

The new Rugby SR-4016 truck hoist is tested at full-rated capacity for an extended life cycle when all recommended maintenance is adhered to, and with a new integrated body prop, the SR-4016 will reduce the installation time in your shop by at least 10-15%! The new SR-4016 can be used for both HR520 and HR540 applications, reducing your inventory!

SR-5020 Truck Hoists

  • Body Lengths: 10′ – 16′
  • Approximate weight including hoist, subframe, mounting components and power unit: 710 lbs
  • Available with double acting electric pump or direct mount gear pump
  • Cylinder specifications: 6″ bore; 20″ stroke; 2-1/2″ diameter rod
  • Mounting height: 11.3 inches
  • Capacity range: 9.1 – 17 tons
  • Mounting distance: 90.25″
  • Factory tested for durability & performance
  • Integrated body prop

The new Rugby SR-5020 truck hoist is tested at full-rated capacity for an extended life cycle when all recommended maintenance is adhered to, and with a new integrated body prop, the SR-5020 will reduce the installation time in your shop by at least 10-15%! The new SR-5020 hoist is ideal for the Medium Duty market, and can be ordered in lieu of the HR-550 in certain applications.

TB-12 / TB-14 Trailer Hoists

  • Fully Greaseable Pivot Points
  •  NEW body prop incorporated into the hoist – no installation required
  • Double Acting Cylinders with Hardened Chrome Cylinder Shafts
  • 3-year warranty

The NEW TB-12 and TB-14 scissor hoists are designed for 10’ to 16’ trailers with capacities ranging from 6.9 tons to 15.7 tons. Just a few of the benefits of these hoists are outlined above.

This is a small overview of the products Rugby Manufacturing has to offer. For a complete selection of their products, and a full list of details, check out Rugby‘s website.