Elkhart’s Dometic Deal

August 3, 2009
Filed under Trailer News

Dometic Corporation is seeking to move production of an RV refrigerator manufacturing
facility from Sweden to Elkhart, Indiana, in an exchange for a 10-year property tax
phase-in for the company. Should the resolution pass, the move would initially bring 180
jobs to the RV capital, with an eventual estimated 241 full-time jobs by 2012. Dometic’s
facility would be located within a 50-mile radius of 70 percent of its customer base,
helping the company to serve its customers in a more efficient and timely manner. Dometic
plans to sponsor a job fair in September to begin the hiring process, and operations could
be in place as early as November this year. Dometic already has a presence in Elkhart with
about 60 employees in sales, marketing, financial and warehouse operations. For more
information, check out the full story on Elkhart’s eTruth.com.

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