Winnebago announces acquisition of Elkhart Co. RV manufacturer

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NAPPANEE, Ind. (WNDU) - Winnebago Industries has announced an agreement to acquire Newmar Corporation in Elkhart County.

Winnebago, which is based in Forest City, Iowa, but has a factory in Middlebury, says the transaction is expected to close in the company's first quarter of fiscal year 2020.

Following the close of the transaction, Newmar will operate as a distinct business unit within Winnebago Industries, with its headquarters and manufacturing facilities remaining in Nappanee.