1974 Pennstyle Campers is established by James Pfendler in Leeper, PA
1978 Acquired old Farmington School Property in Leeper, PA for manufacturing.
1981 1st WMI (World Manufacturing Identifier) acquired for VIN number assignment for building trailers.
1982 Pennstyle begins to manufacture Car Mate brand utility trailers in old gymnasium of Farmington School off of Route 36 in Leeper, PA
1987 Pennstyle reacquires original Pennwood Camper property and moves manufacturing to current location at 32591 Route 66 in Leeper, PA.
1989 1st Open House for newly established Dealer Network
1989 Expanded current fab shop which was weld shop at that time.
1990 Begin construction of 20,000 sq. ft. Cargo Shop with additions in 1994, 1995 & 1999 – bringing to current total of 38,000 sq. ft.
1991 New weld shop is constructed
1992 State-of-the-art wash & paint shop is constructed
1994 Weld shop addition doubles size to current size of 27,000 Sq. Ft.
1996 Car Mate joins NATM – National Association of Trailer Manufacturers
1996 Pfendler sells Pennstyle to key administrators and company name is officially changed to Car Mate Trailers, Inc.
2000 Car Mate introduces Advantage Cargo with full V front
2002 Limited Lifetime warranty established for roof and floor
2005 2011 – Greg Snyder serves on NATM Board of Directors
2007 Car Mate introduces all LED lighting with lifetime product replacement warranty for trailers and a new contractor dump trailer
2008 Car Mate introduces Sportster and V-Sport ( with short V)
2009 Lifetime Plus 5 warranty established
2010 Car Mate builds its 100,000th trailer
2011 Office building renovated on the inside
2013 Liberty Sport trailers with medium depth V added to the line up
2013 NATM awards Car Mate with Green Manufacturing Award
2015 – 2017 Greg Snyder serves as NATM President
2016 Car Mate office building renovated on the outside
2017 Car Mate improves warranty to Lifetime Plus 10, including improvement to 5-year workmanship warranty