Girard Group breaks ground on new factory

RED BAY, Ala. — The city of Red Bay, Alabama, hosted a ground-breaking ceremony for Girard’s new factory. The event included the Mayor of Red Bay, the local state representative, city and county officials.

Marcia Girard, Girard’s CEO, thanked the all the people that worked to make this project possible. She was very impressed with the state, county and city’s participation in making this a swift and easy process.

The new factory is the 5th location for Girard and is located on nearly 15 acres in the West Franklin Regional Industrial Park. The factory will be over 40,000 square feet under roof.

Plans are to open in the first quarter of 2019. It will include manufacturing of Girard awnings, Shade products and new Girard Guard products. It will also warehouse Girard Product’s LP appliances. This will allow for faster and convenient supply to Tiffin Motorhomes with all Girard Group products and to all Girard’s SE United States customers.

In addition to manufacturing, there will be a service center for Girard customers to have their awnings and other Girard products serviced and installed.

Plans for the remainder of the property is for future factory expansion and Red Bay Acres RV Resort that will open in 2019. The RV Resort will offer upscale 60-foot concrete pads, a fishing pond, pickle ball court, putting green, BBQ Pavilion and Wi-Fi.

Please contact The Girard Group at (949) 259-4000 or for further information.

SOURCE: The Girard Group press release

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt

Ronnie Wendt has been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year. She is the owner of In Good Company Communications and can be reached at

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