Redwood RV Celebrates Production of 1,000 Units

Syracuse, Indiana-based Redwood RV Inc. is celebrating the completion of its 1,000th unit.

The company says it has had to increase production four times in the last six months to meet growing demand.

On May 9, Redwood RV completed its 1,000th Redwood unit. The Redwood brand of high-end recreational vehicles debuted in August 2010 and built 270 units in the first year, according to a company news release.

“Redwood RV has been growing since Day One. In the past six months alone, we’ve had to increase production four times to meet demand,” said Tom Montague, general manager.

“We understand what the Baby Boomer market wants, and our robust sales reflect that.”

The first four months of the company’s existence, not a single unit was produced as the Redwood team gathered market intelligence. The result of this extensive research phase is a company philosophy of residential quality which sets Redwood apart from competitors, said Montague.

“The Redwood RV story is about paying attention to our market and creating a product based on what the consumer wants,” he explained. “Our consumer demands residential luxuries in a recreational vehicle. Redwood exceeds their expectations.”

Redwood Plant Team, from left, front row: Paul Gingerich, Ray Patterson, Mark Smith, Scott Miller, Greg Franks, Dave Yoder and Chad Hochstetler. Back row: Shannon Roth, Ryan Barth, Keith Ballard, Jon Rouch, Trent Mishler,Brian Miller, and Kurt Alleshouse.

At the time of this release, market demand had pushed Redwood production to 6 units a day with special runs of the new Blackwood product.

“The Redwood RV brand was started with a dedicated handful of people. We’re proud to say that the team we started with is still creating quality Redwood products,” said Don Emahiser, President.

“Our team’s customer insights and dedication have been integral in making Redwood successful.”

Redwood RV manufactures the Redwood and Blackwood lines of luxury fifth wheel trailers in a variety of floor plans ranging in length from 34 feet 11 inches to 42 feet 4 inches.


Redwood RV

Redwood executives, from left, Don Emahiser, president; Dan Kreider, vice president of operations/chief operating officer; Paul Craven, Redwood product manager; and Tom Montague, Redwood general manager.

Redwood RV focuses exclusively on building mid-priced, luxury fifth wheels designed specifically for full time living.

Headquartered in Syracuse, Indiana Redwood RV distributes its products through dealers throughout the United States and Canada.

Redwood RV is a division of Thor Industries Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of recreational vehicles.

Address: 72440 St. Rd. 13, Syracuse, IN 46567

Phone: (574) 456-7800


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