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Try our comparison tool

Posted on: October 27th, 2023 by fontaineEditor

We’ve been busy creating a handy new tool on our website that can help you decide which Fontaine products would exactly match your current fifth wheel set-up and usage requirements.

It’s really easy to use, so why not give our competitor matching tool a try here.

Solutrans Lyon 2023

Posted on: October 14th, 2023 by fontaineEditor

We are happy to once again be exhibiting at the Solutrans Lyon 2023 show – 21-25 November 2023

We’d love to see you at Hall 3 / Stand A058 – where you can meet our team of specialists to discuss which of our fifth wheel product options will fit your unique haulage requirements.

Request your access badge here.

IAA Hannover 2022

Posted on: July 8th, 2022 by fontaineEditor

We are happy to once again be exhibiting at the IAA Hannover 2022 show.

So we’d love to see you at Hall 26 / Stand C09 – where you can meet our team of specialists to discuss which of our fifth wheel product options will fit your unique haulage requirements.

Click here to purchase tickets.

New President of Fontaine Fifth Wheel Europe

Posted on: February 8th, 2022 by fontaineEditor

Paige Petroni is the new President of Fontaine Fifth Wheel company. 

Previously, she served as sales and marketing leader for North America and Europe – Paige will have global responsibility for all aspects of the business going forward. 

Paige said… “I am honored and truly excited by this challenge to lead Fontaine Fifth Wheel Company during this dynamic time for our industry. I look forward to working closely with the entire Fontaine Team developing products and services to support our customers worldwide as we continue to lead the fifth wheel industry in technology and innovation.” 

Our new 170SF Slider

Posted on: October 8th, 2021 by fontaineEditor

Our new 170SF Slider has arrived –which enables a heavier payload without over specifying costly super-heavy duty sliders.

With a low height of just 40mm, this mounting option utilises the Fontaine 170CI Heavy Duty Cast Fifth Wheel with heights from 148mm (188mm including slider).

Find all of our mounting options here.

3000FFH Dual Height

Posted on: September 13th, 2021 by fontaineAdmin

Our new Dual Height Fifth Wheel allows both mega-trailers and conventional trailers to be towed using just one truck with a fast and simple height adjustment.

Simple to install on most truck types (except construction), our Dual Height mounting option utilises the 3000 cast fifth wheel and has an exclusive D-value of 130kN and an imposed kingpin load of 18 tons.

Coming soon – 170SF Slider

Posted on: May 13th, 2021 by fontaineAdmin

The new Fontaine 170SF Sliding Fifth Wheel that delivers increased performance for those heavier duty loads. Boasting a D-Value of 170kN and an imposed kingpin load of 25 tons. It allows for a heavier payload without over specifying costly super-heavy duty sliders. With a low height of just 40mm, this mounting option utilises the Fontaine 170CI Heavy Duty Cast Fifth Wheel with heights from 148mm (183mm including slider).