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Thor nabs Revitalize America Award

(Nov. 16, 2017) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has recognized Thor Industries as a national leader in job growth and community development by presenting the company with the first “Revitalize America Award.” Read More »

RV Business: Industry giants address Kidde recall

(Nov. 8, 2017) -- While it’s still very much a fluid situation, within the next week or so a special online portal will be created that RV dealers can use to accommodate consumers responding to the recall, said David Mihalick, senior director of vehicle safety and regulatory compliance for Thor Industries Inc., and Leo Akins, Forest River Inc.’s director of Quality Assurance, Codes & Standard. Read More »

Thor Industries teaching kids about RV manufacturing

(Oct. 18, 2017) -- “I think the big thing about reaching out to kids, especially at this level, is they don't understand that this is an all American-made product. It’s all based right here in their hometown. I don't think kids realize that our whole entire community is kind of built out of this RV industry,” said Thor Motor Coach Jon Krider. Read More »

Podcast 152: Bob Martin, CEO of Thor Industries

(Sept. 22, 2017) -- Episode 152 begins with a brief synopsis of the Elkhart Dealer Open House, which took place this week. This week’s guest is Bob Martin, the CEO for Thor Industries. He describes how giving the individual companies the authority make decisions on their own works to help move Thor Industries forward faster than it could do if the firm had centralized decision making. He talks a bit about the Jayco acquisition and what it means for the company as well as how the hurricanes and increasing demand for product make it challenging for manufacturers and suppliers to keep up the pace. Read More »