Fortune Honors Winnebago as Fast-Growing
Forest City, Iowa-based Winnebago Industries Inc. has been listed as one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Fastest Growing Companies” in the Sept. 16 issue.
Listed at No. 65 among the Top 100, Winnebago is in “good company with well-known names throughout a wide variety of other venerable industries,” according to a press release. The list may be viewed at http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fastest-growing/2013/full_list/?iid=FGCos_sp_full.
“We are honored to be named to Fortune’s ’Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies List,’” said Winnebago Chairman, CEO and president Randy Potts. “We have worked extremely hard to turn the company around following the recession and we are very pleased with our progress so far. With the motorhome industry shipment volumes recovering but still well below the 25-year average, we are even more excited about what lies ahead as the economy continues to grow.”
The company has generated stellar earnings during its current fiscal year, posting a 94.4% gain in third-quarter profits on a 40.1% increase in sales.