A Brief History of Company

F.F. Ertl III, Inc. was founded in 1996 by Fred Ertl III. Mr. Ertl is the son of Fred Ertl Jr., past president of The Ertl Toy Company, and grandson of Fred Ertl Sr., legendary toy maker and founder of The Ertl Toy Company. The company immediately gained recognition for manufacturing high quality and high detailed die-cast metal replicas under the Die-Cast Promotions® and Highway 61 Collectibles™ brand names.

Die-Cast Promotions® has proven itself as a replica industry innovator and leader. In development are replicas under license from such companies as General Motors, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, International®, Peterbilt®, Freightliner®, Harley-Davidson® and Volvo®. Komatsu®, Gehl®, Mustang®, Neuson®, and Bush Hog® are among the many other licensors and customers who continue replica programs with Die-Cast Promotions® today.

Company currently produces die-cast replicas under following brand names



Die-Cast Promotions® - Trucks and Semis - for more info click on logo

Trademark Models™  - Construction and Agriculture replicas


Highway 61Collectibles™ - Classic Cars and Bikes in large scale


Company Headquarters

Die-Cast Promotions® by F.F.Ertl III, 866 Kapp Court, 52068 Peosta, Iowa, United States of America