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By: On: Wednesday November 27 2013

Winnebago Travato

Winnebago Industries, Inc. is planning to expand its manufacturing footprint to nearby Lake Mills, Iowa.

Winnebago and the city of Lake Mills have come to an agreement on the five-year lease of the 100,000-square-foot plant formerly owned and operated by Cummins Filtration. The Lake Mills facility will be used for the production of Winnebago’s Class B motorhomes; initially the new Travato model built on the Ram ProMaster chassis.

By: On: Friday January 13 2012

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has announced the retirement of Bob Olson from the position of Chairman of the Board effective on Feb. 24, 2012.

Randy Potts will assume the role of chairman of the board in addition to his current positions of president and CEO, in accordance with the company’s succession plans. A 28-year veteran of Winnebago Industries, Potts joined the Company in 1983 as a senior tool designer. He has served in various engineering and management positions since that time. In January 2011, he was elected to the position of president and was elected to the additional role of CEO in June 2011. Potts has also served as vice president, manufacturing and senior vice president, strategic planning in which he was responsible for new business development for the company. Potts is a graduate of Hawkeye Institute of Technology in Waterloo, Iowa.

Olson is a 43-year veteran of Winnebago Industries. While relinquishing his role as chairman of the board, he will remain a member of the board of directors and will also continue to serve in his role on the executive committee of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association and as co-chair of the Go-RVing Coalition.

By: On: Tuesday August 16 2011

Winnebago Industries, Inc. has announced the launch of the Company’s first Winnebago brand travel trailer since 1983.

“We are very excited about the introduction of this new product bearing the Winnebago name after a hiatus of nearly 30 years,” says Winnebago Industries CEO and President Randy Potts. “Since re-entering the towable market earlier this year, we have made great progress. We have reinvigorated the SunnyBrook Sunset Creek travel trailer products, introduced new SunnyBrook Raven travel trailer and fifth wheel products, while also designing a brand new line of Winnebago travel trailer products that are distinctly different than anything on the market today.”

“We feel that branding the first travel trailer line as Winnebago ONE is quite fitting for many reasons,” states Fred Hershberger, National Sales Manager for Winnebago Industries Towables. “As the name implies, Winnebago ONE represents the first in a series of products that will be launched under the Winnebago brand name. ONE also represents the fact that the affordable, light weight, all-aluminum framed travel trailer line is full of features that are industry firsts for a towable product.”




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