Winnebago Industries' Era Recognized as #1 Class B Model in North America
-- Growth More Than Doubled --
FOREST CITY, Iowa, March 11, 2013
FOREST CITY, Iowa, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Era model from Winnebago
Industries, Inc., has been recognized by Statistical Surveys, Inc., a retail
reporting service in Grand Rapids, Mich., as the number one Class B motorhome
model in North America with the largest volume growth in Class B motorhome
retail registrations during calendar 2012. In the motorhome retail
registration reports issued for December of 2012 for the U.S. and Canada, the
Era model was listed as the top selling Class B model in calendar 2012, with
market share of 16.0% compared to 7.6% for calendar 2011. Winnebago
Industries' volume growth was 167% above retail registrations during calendar
2011 compared to industry growth of 28%.
"We have worked hard to develop a great Class B product, and the Era model
growth reflects the product development successes we have had to date," said
Winnebago Industries' Vice President of Sales and Product Management Scott
Degnan. "Despite our success, we are not content to rest on our laurels. We
are preparing to launch an exciting new product segment into Winnebago
Industries' Class B lineup at our upcoming Dealer Days event scheduled for
April 29-31, 2013 in Las Vegas. We will continue to look for innovative
changes that will enhance our products and anticipate even more excitement as
we go forward. We congratulate our loyal employees for their dedicated
service and our great dealer partners for making the Era a huge success in the
Class B arena."
About Winnebago Industries
Winnebago Industries, Inc., "The Most Recognized Name in Motorhomes^®", is a
leading U.S. manufacturer of recreation vehicles, which are used primarily in
leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company builds quality
motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheel products under the Winnebago,
Itasca, Era and SunnyBrook brand names. Winnebago Industries has received the
Quality Circle Award from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association every
year since the award's inception in 1996. The Company's common stock is
listed on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges and traded under the symbol
WGO. Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the Chicago Board
Options Exchange. For access to Winnebago Industries' investor relations
material or to add your name to an automatic email list for Company news
releases, visit, http://www.winnebagoind.com/investor.html.
For more information, contact: Sheila Davis
SOURCE Winnebago Industries, Inc.
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