Thomas Built Buses: Precious cargo. Exceptional buses. Because every mile matters.
Since 1916, Thomas Built Buses has been committed to building smart and innovative transportation. Our employees design and build the kind of school buses they would want their own children to ride in every day. Their dedication translates into a product line associated with innovative design, reliability, safety and sustainability. And, beyond building and delivering exceptional buses, we’re here to offer exceptional customer service and support.
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Headquartered in High Point, North Carolina, Thomas Built Buses offers a full line of light- and medium-duty buses for schools, childcare centers, activity centers, transit applications and specialty markets. Every bus is custom built and sold through independently-owned dealers throughout North America. With a focus on quality and continuous improvement, Thomas Built utilizes a lean management operating system designed to produce reliable vehicles customers want, when they want them and in the most efficient manner possible.
Thomas Built was the first school bus manufacturer, and remains the only, to have achieved Zero-Waste-to-Landfill operations. With our Zero-Waste-to-Landfill operations, on-site solar panels and a growing list of Clean Drive Technologies, Thomas Built has a commitment to sustainability that you can see in our people, our products and our processes.
With buses that are as green from the ground up as they are inside and out, we have made Thomas Built Buses the leading sustainable school bus manufacturer. Thomas Built is committed to continuing to offer innovative vehicles that are sustainable, safe and reliable. Because with a bus full of children, every mile matters.
Thomas Built Buses is a brand of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America.