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Win a week’s stay at Jellystone in a Winnebago Brave

(May 21, 2015) -- Winners will receive the exclusive opportunity to stay for a week in the Brave unit at their favorite Jellystone Park, where they can enjoy amenities like swimming pools, mini-golf, arcades, and dozens of family-friendly activities. The Brave will be delivered to the chosen Jellystone Park Read More »

Winnebago earns safety award

(May 14, 2015) -- The company submitted hazard control projects and programs designed to improve the safety culture of the organization. Specific strategies implemented included adding slip resistant paint to selected areas, fire safety precautions and the installation of adjustable work stations for improved ergonomics. Read More »

Winnebago Towables to expand in Middlebury, Ind.

(May 5, 2015) -- Winnebago invested approximately $5.4 million in April to purchase four facilities in Middlebury that cover 277,330 square feet on its 31-acre campus. The company plans to grow production at the facilities and also invest nearly $250,000 in equipment over the next few years, an effort that will create 150 new jobs. Read More »

Winnebago’s Chad Reece, Sheila Davis on Podcast 50

(April 24, 2015) -- Chad Reece talks about the company's current marketing efforts and what Winnebago is doing to better promote its products to potential RV buyers. He also describes how the Internet and computers have shifted marketing away from predominantly print forms of communication to an emphasis on social media and websites. Sheila Davis talks about how Winnebago has changed during her tenure with the company, yet describes how much it remains a "small town company." She stresses the importance of public relations and what it has done to help Winnebago shape its brand and reputation. Read More »

Winnebago, Priority RV featured on Podcast 49

(April 22, 2015) -- The first segment features an interview with Scott Degnan, the vice president of sales and brand development for Winnebago Industries. At the show, he reported on several new branding initiatives and partnerships with other firms, as well as an increase in market share for the company in 2015. The second segment features Corey Ruzicka is the executive director of the Priority RV Network and Katherine Brackett handles administrative and accounting functions. They talk about the dealer meeting as well as growth the network has experienced and why it is beneficial for RV dealers and consumers to be affiliated with the network. Read More »

Insurance carrier sues Winnebago for RV fire

(April 17, 2015) -- Progressive Classic Insurance Company, as subrogee of Jerry Harry, of Cleveland, Ohio, brought a complaint against Winnebago Industries, of Forest City, Iowa, on March 24 in Mason Circuit Court claiming negligence in a 2013 fire in its client’s recreational vehicle. Read More »

Winnebago announces Partners in Excellence awards

(April 17, 2015) — Winnebago Industries, Inc. announced awards presented for 2015 at the company’s Dealer Days event in Las Vegas, Nev., April 8-10, 2015. In its tenth year, the Partners in Excellence (PIE) award recognizes dealers with the best market share penetration within their basic trade area (BTA). Read More »

Winnebago honors dealers with Circle of Excellence

(April 14, 2015) — Winnebago announced its Circle of Excellence dealerships for 2015. In a tradition that began in 1986, Winnebago’s Circle of Excellence award has been presented to those dealers who have demonstrated exemplary performance in the areas of sales, service and customer satisfaction. Read More »

Winnebago promotes Honsey to general manager

(April 14, 2015) — Winnebago has promoted Richard Honsey to the position of general manager. In his new position he is responsible for assembly operations including chassis weld, motorhome assembly lines, panel lamination and paint line, among other duties. Read More »

Winnebago achieves 43 percent market share

(April 10, 2015) -- "The compact motorhome category has grown an amazing 83.3 percent since 2006, while the motorhome industry as a whole has declined by 32.1 percent," Garfin added. "Our new products have really sparked a growing trend of buyers who want to enjoy the RV lifestyle, but also want an easy-to-drive, fuel-efficient and highly maneuverable full-featured motorhome." Read More »

Winnebago launches new 2016 lines at Dealer Days

(April 9, 2015) — Winnebago Industries, Inc. launched the company’s new 2016 motorhome and towable lines today at The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. The Adventurer and Suncruiser, Winnebago’s flagship Class A gas models, have been totally redesigned inside and out. Read More »