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By: On: Wednesday January 17 2018
Best Compact Travel Trailers

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Now that 2018 is in full swing and all of the new RV models have been announced, we thought we’d show you five of the best compact travel trailers for 2018.

While many of us are working at getting through winter, it doesn’t take much to get the mind wandering off to relaxing days spent around the campsite. The steady stream of cars parking at the local RV show over the weekend says I’m not alone in thinking this way either. The most popular style of RV today is the modern travel trailer, and each year the manufacturers try to improve upon last year’s sales with new features and designs. Here are five of the best compact travel trailers for 2018 that you should take a look at for the upcoming camping season.

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By: On: Thursday October 5 2017

Grand Design Solitude

Grand Design has announced that the 10,000th Grand Design Solitude fifth wheel has rolled off the assembly line in Middlebury, Indiana.

Grand Design Recreational Vehicle company announces production of their 10,000th Solitude Fifth Wheel.  Solitude unit number 10,000 came off line in September and has been shipped to Windish RV in Colorado.

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By: On: Wednesday August 9 2017

Grand Design Solitude

Grand Design Recreational Vehicles is proud to announce expansion plans totaling over $10 million in its infrastructure.

Grand Design RV continues to experience unprecedented growth and is expanding once again. With over 1,200 employees and production of over 40,000 units, current expansion plans totaling over $10 million include the construction of two new state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, as well as expansions to current manufacturing plants.

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By: On: Wednesday October 12 2016

Grand Design RV Milestone

Grand Design Recreational Vehicle is proud to announce production of the 25,000th Grand Design towable recreational vehicle.

“Our first unit came off the production line in January of 2013, and in less than four years we are celebrating our 25,000th unit produced. We are excited to hit this milestone in such a short time, however, an even bigger milestone is of the 25,000 units that have been produced, more than 21,000 of these have been retail sold. The true benchmark of our success is how the retail consumer embraces the Grand Design products and business philosophies. Retail customers continue to show their support for our products and our company at an amazing pace,” stated Don Clark, President of Grand Design RV.

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By: On: Monday October 3 2016

Winnebago Buys Grand Design

Winnebago Industries, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Grand Design Recreational Vehicle Company (“Grand Design”), a manufacturer of towable recreation vehicles (RVs), for approximately $500 million in cash and newly issued Winnebago shares.

Founded in 2012 by Don Clark, Ron Fenech and Bill Fenech, a management team with over 80 years of combined leadership experience in the RV industry, Grand Design is a fast-growing manufacturer in the towables segment with rapidly expanding market share. The Company generated $428 million in revenue over the last twelve months ending August of 2016, representing a compound annual growth rate of over 80% since 2013, and a top tier EBITDA margin of 14%. Grand Design is a portfolio company of global growth equity investor Summit Partners.

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By: On: Thursday May 26 2016

Grand Design RV Groundbreaking

(Press Release) Grand Design Recreational Vehicle Company along with Indiana Governor Mike Pence and Lt Governor Eric Holcomb, broke ground May 12th on the company’s expansion project adjacent to their current 67 acre complex.

Co-Owners Ron and Bill Fenech were on hand to address the crowd of nearly 250 people in attendance for the Ground Breaking Ceremony.  CEO and Co-Owner, Don Clark, was unable to attend due to an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Ceremony at which he was announced as a finalist.

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By: On: Wednesday March 30 2016

Grand Design Solitude

(Press Release) Grand Design Recreational Vehicle Company has expanded their workforce by over 40% since the beginning of 2015.

Grand Design employed about 540 people in early 2015, and now in early 2016 gainfully employs more than 760 dedicated team members. With a new 65,000 square foot Service/PDI facility up and running, and plans for additional production capacity in the very near future, the number of employees is expected to continue growing through 2016 and beyond.

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