Updated July 7, 2009
Here is a list of RV makers that have gone out of business or who have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2008 and 2009. We believe this list is accurate, but there could be a mistake. If you spot one, please go to our forum thread on this subject and leave a comment. We’ll update this list as we get new information.
RV manufacturers out of business
Alpenlite (division of Western RV)
Dolphin (a National brand)
Fleetwood trailer division (closed for good)
NuWa Industries (plant closed. Plans to build Hitchhiker 5th Wheels again)
Sun Valley Inc.
Western RV, Inc
Companies that declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
Country Coach (Factory open again but on much smaller scale.)
Fleetwood (Company sold, making motorhomes only)
Monaco (Aquired by Navistar, will start up again on limited scale)
Rexhall (Bankruptcy, still operating)
–Blue Bird is no longer making motorhomes.
–Coachmen has been acquired by Forest River.
–King of the Road now builds mobile homes, not RVs.
–Towable maker Pacific Coachworks stopped production but has anounced (July, 09) it will begin again.