(Sept. 2, 2015) — Winnebago Industries recalls certain RVs for incorrect tire pressure information. Incorrect tire pressure information could cause an owner or operator to under or over inflate the tires, increasing the risk of a tire failure and a crash.
(Aug. 31, 2015) — Two brands have teamed up in a new promotion designed to inspire life long memories and adventure, Winnebago Industries Inc. and Schwinn announced in a press release. Winnebago Industries is partnering with bicycle manufacturer Schwinn for “Get out and Go.”
(Aug. 20, 2015) — Just exactly what direction did the motorhome manufacturer’s board of directors want the company to take is one. Another is how much influence do shareholders have in determining that direction, the editor of the Globe Gazette published today in questioning the questions raised by the sudden departure of Randy Potts.
(Aug. 19, 2015) — The recently introduced Truma Combi furnace and water heater has emerged as the perfect system for the Winnebago Touring Coach Travato 59G and 59K, Truma announced in a press release.
(Aug. 12, 2015) — Gizmag took a look at the rugged Sportsmobile Sprinter 4×4 expedition van a few months ago, and now Winnebago has rolled out a more highway-friendly 4WD Sprinter camper called the Era 4×4.
(Aug. 10, 2015) — Randy Potts recently retired from Winnebago Industries. “I can already feel my blood pressure lowering,” said Potts about retirement.
(July 17, 2015) — Winnebago Industries will begin trading ex-dividend on July 20. A cash dividend payment of $0.09 per share is to be paid on Aug. 5.
(July 17, 2015) — Winnebago Industries has named Lichtsinn RV in Forest City, Iowa, the number one dealer of all Winnebago motor homes in North America, single point location dealership.
(July 1, 2015) — Winnebago Towables has named Jared Yoder as the company’s North Central district sales manager. In his new position, Yoder is responsible for sales of the company’s Winnebago travel trailer, fifth wheel and toy hauler products.
(June 17, 2015) — “Not only are the Holcombes incredibly adventurous, but their storytelling skills through photos, video and writing really set them apart. Every month when I upload their latest posts I just shake my head and say – wow. I know our GoLife readers feel the same way,” said Cohen.
(June 16, 2015) — In his new position, Keliinoi is responsible for sales of the company’s Winnebago, Itasca and Winnebago Touring Coach motorhomes, as well as dealer development and training for dealers in the states of Washington, Oregon, Alaska and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.
(June 15, 2015) — “We are extremely pleased to be the leading manufacturer in this category of recreation vehicles,” said Garfin. “Winnebago’s line of Class B Touring Coaches offer versatility and style in an agile ride that is perfect for anyone from outdoor enthusiasts to weekend travelers.”
(June 11, 2015) — Winnebago Industries will issue a press release and host a conference call June 25 before the market opens discussing the financial results for the company’s third quarter of fiscal 2015, which ended May 30.
(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
(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.
(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.
(April 28, 2015) — An Alaskan man led police on a high-speed motorhome chase in a failed attempt to elude arrest by state troopers.
(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.
(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.
(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.