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August 3, 2013

Prime Time builds 10,000th RV

Prime Time Manufacturing in Wakarusa recently shipped the 10,000th travel trailer produced by its Tracer/LaCrosse manufacturing group.

To celebrate the occasion, company leaders were on hand to serve lunch and thank more than 160 employees for their efforts. According to president Jeff Rank, “Division 48 was the very first Prime Time plant we started in 2009. That small group of employees had a commitment to build innovative, high quality products that customers would love to own. “Now, that very same commitment to quality has become the foundation with which all of our employees and all of our manufacturing facilities operate. Building 10,000 units is a great accomplishment, but Plant 48’s positive contributions to the culture of Prime Time will always be appreciated.”

Prime Time Manufacturing is a division of Forest River Inc, a Berkshire Hathaway company.  Prime Time’s RV brands include Avenger, Crusader, LaCrosse, Sanibel, and Tracer.

The company has had year-to-date sales increase of 48 percent.

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