Touring Airstream factory – RVs still made (mostly) by hand

JACKSON CENTER, Ohio — Who says manufacturing is dead in America? Not the 1,000 employees at the growing Airstream factory in tiny Jackson Center, Ohio.

Every week, these Ohioans make, start to finish, 100 of these iconic, upscale RVs, for customers all over the world. Come next year, they’ll be making even more.

The current factory has been running at full capacity in recent years, as the industry enjoys what some are calling the Golden Age of RVing — a function of the growing number of baby boomer retirees, low gas prices and a strong economy.

Read the full story from Lima Ohio.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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