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Roadtrek

quality custom-fitted product," the
company says. "We put care into every process to deliver a quality product that will give our Roadtrek owners
years of enjoyment."
Those relationships are why customers have continued to come back
to Roadtrek for the past four decades.
The company is counting on its ability
to build lasting relationships to fuel its
growth not only with customers, but
also its business partnerships. In November 2015, Roadtrek announced an
agreement with Erwin Hymer Group
to engineer Class B motorhomes under the Hymer brand in the North
American market. Erwin Hymer is
German-based motorhome manufacturer with eight brands that make up
30 percent of all European RV sales.

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Production of HYMERCAR Class B
motorhomes such as the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone models is expected to begin in the first quarter of
2016, according to Roadtrek. "We are
pleased to find a cooperating company in Roadtrek that has such common philosophies in all facets of our
business," Erwin Hymer CEO Martin Brandt said in a statement. "The
partnership allows us to share technologies, personnel and best practices, while bringing the first of many
of Hymer's highly engineered, lightweight motorized and towable products to the North American market."
Roadtrek's leadership is likewise excited about the possibilities of the new
partnership.
"The folks at Erwin Hymer Group

have an excellent engineering approach,
which mirrors that of Roadtrek,"
Roadtrek President and CEO Jim Hammill said. "Both companies have been
market leaders in their respective small
motorhome markets for the last 40
years and we have discovered an incredible synergy in our discussions. Roadtrek
is excited to support and cooperate with
Erwin Hymer Group on this groundbreaking project." mt

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