Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation Signs Exclusivity Agreement with Winnebago Industries

GAFFNEY, S.C. – Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) extended its relationship with Winnebago Industries, Inc. and continued its market leadership in the motorhome industry by entering into a three-year exclusivity agreement with the manufacturer.



Winnebago Industries, based in Forest City, Iowa, is the leading manufacturer of Class A and Class C motorhomes. Under the exclusivity agreement, FCCC’s XCS straight rail and XCL chassis will be offered as standard for the Winnebago Journey and Journey Express, Winnebago Tour, Itasca Meridian, Itasca Meridian V Class and Itasca Ellipse rear diesel-pusher motorhomes.



“We are pleased to have signed this exclusivity agreement with Winnebago Industries, continuing FCCC’s long-standing relationship with them,” said Jonathan Randall, director of sales and marketing for FCCC. “This partnership enables FCCC to continue to offer Winnebago and Itasca customers an opportunity to experience performance and customer support only FCCC can provide.”



Bill O’Leary, vice president of product development for Winnebago Industries, said the partnership with FCCC will allow for substantial business growth.



“Our agreement is mutually beneficial,” O’Leary said. “We use FCCC exclusively for our rear diesel pusher chassis based on three key elements: innovative design; reliability; and after sales support. Plus, our agreement with FCCC is an integral part of our growth strategy moving forward.”



For more information about the FCCC XCL and XCS chassis, and all FCCC products, please visit the company website at www.freightlinerchassis.com. For more information about Winnebago Industries’ motor homes, please visit the company website at www.winnebagoind.com.



Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation manufactures premium chassis for the motorhome, delivery walk-in van, and school bus and shuttle bus markets. Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, a Daimler company.



Winnebago Industries, Inc. is a leading U.S. manufacturer of motor homes which are self-contained recreation vehicles used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company builds quality motor homes under the Winnebago, Itasca and ERA brand names with state-of-the-art computer-aided design and manufacturing systems on automotive-styled assembly lines. The Company's common stock is listed on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges and traded under the symbol WGO. Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. For access to Winnebago Industries' investor relations material or to add your name to an automatic email list for Company news releases, visit, www.winnebagoind.com/investor.html.

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