Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA –August 4th, 2017 – Roadtrek, a class B motorhome manufacturer celebrates a milestone of manufacturing 30,000 units. The owner of the 30,000th unit Ann Smith, joined in the celebration of this momentous occasion with the people at Roadtrek who made it happen.
The entire plant participated by wearing “We’ve made 30,000 units” shirts and lined an aisle way as Ann drove the unit out of the factory. Ann is upgrading to a CS Adventurous XL from a 210 Popular. She has been a Roadtrek owner for over 7 years and when thinking about the next 10 years of travel she wanted to get into the Mercedes chassis and chose the XL edition to suit all her needs and future travel plans. She states “I really felt this was meant to be when I got the call tha t I was purchasing the 30,000th unit”. She also goes on to state “It made it easier that I had absolutely no problem selling my 210 Popular to a lovely couple” showing that Roadtrek units really hold their value.
Erwin Hymer Group North America President and CEO Jim Hammill was present to hand over the keys to Ann and states: “It’s wonderful to be here 30,000 units later and be proud of our accomplishments. It’s our great team that made this happen and It’s a milestone that shows the evolution of our products and we are looking forward to the next 30,000.”
A lot has changed for Roadtrek in the past couple years, including the acquisition of the company from Germany’s Erwin Hymer Group, creating Erwin Hymer Group North America and expanding the line to create additional class B’s and towable trailers. There is a lot to look forward to with the impressive growth of the company and a lineup that can suit just about anyone who is interested in getting into an RV.
About Erwin Hymer Group
The Erwin Hymer Group unites motorhome and caravan manufacturers, motorhome and caravan accessory specialists as well as hire and financing services under one roof. In financial year 2017/18, the Group achieved a turnover of 2.5 billion euros with more than 7,300 employees world-wide and around 62,000 recreational vehicles.
The motorhome and caravan brands American Fastbacks, Buccaneer, Bürstner, Carado, Cliffride, Compass, Dethleffs, Elddis, Eriba, Etrusco, Hymer, Niesmann+Bischoff, Laika, LMC, Roadtrek, Sunlight and Xplore, the motorhome hire companies Best Time RV, McRent and rent easy, the chassis specialist Goldschmitt, the accessories specialist Movera, the trailer tent manufacturer 3DOG camping and the touring portal freeontour all belong to the Erwin Hymer Group.