Merrick Machine Company is the maker of The Auto Dolly product line as well as the "Merrick Originals" line of tools for automotive restoration and repair. The company was originally founded by Jim Merrick in 1961. It was established to manufacture a new line of highly automated and specialized machinery for home builders. The company having proved extremely successful, began a diversification program into the plastic business in 1972.
Today these companies are structured as Limited Partnerships and each business is a stand alone company doing business in separate facilities with independent offices, manufacturing and warehousing. With sustained and programmed growth, these they have continued to modernize and expand the physical assets, state-of-the-art equipment, and add talented and competent personnel.
Together the business is split 50-50 between custom and proprietary products, in the packaging, irrigation, signage, and automated machinery. With an active customer base of 2250 accounts, Auto Dolly produce a wide range of products serving almost every area of the economy. This diversity includes products for recreation, agriculture, breweries, cookware, automotive, plumbing, manufacturing and medical industries. Products produced are for both domestic and international.
Total company employment is 250 dedicated quality employees. With a strong commitment to customer satisfaction have assembled certified engineers supported by cad-cam systems, competent marketing professionals that meet customer's expectations, and CPA's and the clerical staff that can complete the information flow.
Rely on the past guide, with a renewed sense of commitment to these principles that produced results, Aito Dooly prepared and eager for the challenges of tomorrow.
The Auto Dolly products and Specialty Tools are made right here in the USA. That means that can make products from the rugged materials necessary, without worrying about how much it will cost to move those materials across an ocean. This allows to deliver a far more durable product and get it into your hands faster.