Who started Tiffin Motorhomes?

Bob Tiffin started Tiffin Motorhomes in 1972 in Red Bay, Alabama, because of his love for the recreational vehicle lifestyle. Today, Bob Tiffin works with his three sons – Tim, Van, and Lex – at the plant.

Who is the owner of Tiffin Motorhomes?

THOR Industries, one of the “Big Three” in the RV industry along with the aforementioned Winnebago and Forest River, has purchased Tiffin Motorhomes for $300 million. For diehard Tiffin Motorhome fans, it’s a bit like finding out your favorite sports team has just moved to another city.

Who builds the chassis for Tiffin Motorhomes?

Tiffin already offers its high- end Zephyr 43RZ on a Spartan K-2 chassis. “Our custom chassis have proven to be an exceptional fit with the motorhomes that Tiffin makes,” said Richard Schalter, president of Spartan Motors Chassis, Spartan’s chassis manufacturer and largest subsidiary.

When did Thor acquire Tiffin?

In December 2020, THOR acquired the Tiffin Group, a premium manufacturer of luxury recreational vehicles known for its excellent product quality, outstanding customer service and brand loyalty.

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Why did Newmar sell to Winnebago?

“The acquisition of Newmar aligns with our strategy to strengthen and reenergize our motorized business by enhancing our position and capabilities in the motorhome market and building on the progress we have made driving growth and innovation across our offerings,” Winnebago CEO Michael Happe said in a news release.

Is Tiffin Motorhomes selling to Thor?

Alabama-based Tiffin Motorhomes has been sold to Indiana-based THOR Industries. The Tiffin family will continue to run daily operations at the company’s four locations – Red Bay and Winfield, Alabama and Belmont and Burnsville, Mississippi. Headquarters will remain in Red Bay, the company announced.

Does Tiffin make their own chassis?

The PowerGlide Chassis is custom-built for these models:

Designed to interface seamlessly with the coach body, the PowerGlide earns outstanding marks in the industry for its durability. Tiffin chose superior components for every step of construction.

How long does it take to build a Tiffin motorhome?

It took 11 days to make their new motorhome, and now you can watch the entire process in just 11 minutes.

What chassis does Tiffin use?

The PowerGlide chassis has been engineered and designed specifically for the Tiffin Allegro Bus and Allegro Breeze Class A motorhomes. RV enthusiasts, who live in their RVs full time, often prefer the design of the Allegro Bus, one of the leading Class A diesel motorhomes.

Where are Tiffin Motorhomes manufactured?

Tiffin Motorhomes is in Red Bay, Alabama, far away from Elkhart, Indiana where the majority of RV brands are manufactured. It is also a family business, ran by the Tiffin family with Bob Tiffin, founder, still at the helm.

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Is Dutchmen owned by Keystone?

Dutchmen RVs are owned by Keystones RVs, under Thor Industries. Dutchmen RVs were acquired back in 1991, only four years after they had been on the market.

Where are Tiffin motor coaches built?

In addition to the company’s main production plant in Red Bay, Tiffin Motorhomes has a state-of-the-art paint facility in nearby Belmont, Mississippi.

How much did Winnebago pay for Newmar?

Winnebago Industries to buy Nappaneee’s Newmar Corporation for $344 million. NAPPANNEE — Newmar Corporation, a manufacturer of class A and class C motorhomes based in Nappanee, is set to be acquired by Winnebago Industries in a deal worth about $344 million.

Who owns Winnebago now?

Winnebago Industries

Type Public
Key people Michael Happe (CEO)
Products Motorhomes
Revenue US$2.4 billion (2020)
Operating income US$113.8 million (2020)

Who makes Dutch star motorhomes?

Dutch Star Diesel Pusher Luxury Motorhomes

Every Newmar Dutch Star showcases Newmar’s industry-exclusive full-paint Masterpiece™ finish. 40- to 43-foot Dutch Star models are built on your choice of a Freightliner® or Spartan® tag-axle chassis.

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