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Winnebago sponsors ultimate pet friendly road trip

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(Jan. 19, 2017) — Winnebago has partnered with GoPetFriendly.com on the Ultimate Pet Friendly Road Trip Across the U.S. As a sponsor of the 15,000-mile RV tour, Winnebago will celebrate with GOPetFriendly.com as they spread a message promoting pet travel and safety to pet lovers nationwide. Read More »

Winnebago ends remaining retirement healthcare benefits

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(Jan. 16, 2017) -- The recreation vehicle maker said at the start of the new year, any retiree from the company under the age of 65 will have their post-retirement healthcare benefits discontinued. The company said ending the benefits, which collect to around $6 million along with a tax asset of $2.3 million, will end all liabilities of the benefits. Read More »

Winnebago appoints Richard Moss to board

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(Jan. 5, 2017) -- Moss is currently the chief financial officer of Hanesbrands, a public company manufacturer of everyday basic apparel with annual revenues of more than $5 billion. Moss has served as CFO since 2011. Read More »

Winnebago revenue jumps 4.9% in fourth quarter

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(Jan. 2, 2017) -- "We look to fiscal 2017 as an important year in the evolution of Winnebago," said Happe. "We are just beginning on our journey to drive operational excellence in our manufacturing and supply value chain and instill a stronger performance culture still very much focused on our customers." Read More »

Winnebago to release financials Dec. 21

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(Dec. 7, 2016) -- Winnebago Industries will issue an advisory release and host a conference call Dec. 21 at 9 a.m. before the market opens discussing the financial results for the company's first quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended Nov. 26. Read More »

Iowa’s Winnebago retools to attract younger buyers

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(Nov. 23, 2016) -- But he also knows that market won't be enough for the Iowa-grown company to remain competitive. Winnebago is rebuilding itself, expanding its line and doubling down on smaller, sleeker and less expensive RVs that will appeal to younger buyers. Read More »

Winnebago recalls loose driver, passenger seats

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(Nov. 21, 2016) -- Winnebago Industries is recalling certain model year 2017 Winnebago View and Itasca Navion motorhomes manufactured March 21 to Sept. 15. The affected vehicles may have loose driver and front passenger seat mounting bolts, possibly allowing the seats to detach from the mounting pedestals. Read More »

Winnebago hires Kubacki as VP of IT

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(Nov. 10, 2016) -- Winnebago Industries today announced it has hired Jeff Kubacki to the position of vice president - information technology, chief information officer effective Nov. 14. Kubacki will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Happe and will be responsible for overseeing the company's information technology infrastructure and articulating a clear future state enterprise information architecture. Read More »

Winnebago CEO sees clear sailing post election

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(Nov. 7, 2016) -- “The factors that are probably more important to actual purchases of RVs are things like consumer confidence, the wealth effect, but also the ability to access financing. And we are not seeing any significant signs of financing tightening," said Happe. Read More »

Winnebago eliminates retiree health benefits

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(Oct. 31, 2016) -- Beginning Jan. 1, postretirement health care benefits will be discontinued for retirees under age 65. As a result, Winnebago's remaining long-term liabilities for postretirement health care benefits of approximately $6 million will be eliminated. Read More »