Coach House

March 27, 2002 by · Leave a Comment 

Motorhome RV manufacturer Coach House Inc., Nokomis, Fla., has undergone a complete transition in the last two years, moving from the Class B to Class C segments of the RV market. While making the change and creating the Platinum Class C minimotorhome, Coach House borrowed from Florida’s boating industry to design a patented one-piece molded fiberglass body using construction methods that are relatively rare in the RV industry. “It’s a difficult process,” said Coach House Vice President Steve... Read more


March 1, 2002 by · 1 Comment 

When former Fleetwood executives Mark Gerber and Kean MacOwan founded Timberland RV Co. in late 1999, they didn’t follow the book on RV startup ventures. First, they rented a plant in Peru, Ind., 75 miles southeast of Elkhart County, the hub of RV manufacturing in the United States. Second, they decided to build travel trailers and fifth-wheels without options. Third, they figured that to be a top seller at the high end of the entry-level sector they needed to offer as standard many features that... Read more