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Thor Industries Inc. posted significant towable gains for August, according to the Jackson Center, Ohio RV maker.
Combined sales of the company’s travel trailers and fifth-wheels rose to 6,432 units for the month, up 17.0% from the same period last year, Thor reported, relying on numbers provided by Statistical Surveys Inc.
Thor’s market share in travel trailers and fifth-wheels likewise rose to 30.0% for August. Year to date, the market share for those two categories was 28.5%.
Retail sales of Thor’s park models rose 3.1% in August and were up 15.2% year to date, giving the company a 36.9% market share in park models for August.
“These just-released retail results confirm Thor’s exceptional leadership in the towables segment of the RV industry,” Thor Chairman Wade F.B. Thompson. “Historically, towables have been the strongest growth segment of the RV industry and we expect this to continue. Thor is the largest manufacturer of recreation vehicles and the largest builder of mid-ize buses.”