RV Factories Resume Production

Here is an updated list of RV factory re-openings:
  • Forest River Inc. resumed production in Indiana on May 4 and planned to reopen factories in Michigan May 18 when Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay at home order expires.
  • Northwood Manufacturing and Outdoors RV returned to production in La Grande, OR, on May 18
  • Thor Industries Inc. resumed North American production “at various levels” on May 4. In addition to factories in Indiana, Thor has plants in Ohio, Michigan, Idaho and Oregon.
  • Winnebago Industries Inc. reopened its motorhome assembly plant in Iowa and its Newmar Corp. and Grand Design RV Co., subsidiaries in Indiana on May 4. The Winnebago Towables division in Indiana went back to work during the week of May 11.
  • Gulf Stream Coach Inc. resumed production at its factories in Nappanee and Etna Green, IN, on May 4.
  • Major suppliers Lippert Components and Patrick Industries started production in Indiana and other locations on May 4.
  • REV Group Inc. resumed motorhome production May 4 at its American Coach, Fleetwood RV and Holiday Rambler operations in Indiana. REV’s Lance Camper subsidiary in California has a tentative restart date of May 18. REV’s Midwest Automotive Design subsidiary went back to work April 20 and its Renegade RV operation on April 27.
  • Pacific Coachworks Inc. resumed production at its towable RV assembly plant in Perris, CA, on May 4.
  • Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. reopened its paint facility in Belmont, MS, on April 13 and its assembly plant in Red Bay, AL, on April 14.
  • Vanleigh RV Inc. resumed production in Burnsville, MS, on April 20.
  • Columbia Northwest Inc., manufacturer of Aliner, Ascape and Somerset trailers, resumed product at Mt. Pleasant, PA, on May 18.