Jayco’s factory tour at its Middlebury, Ind. facility has been selected and featured as one of the best in the U.S.A. by factory tour experts Karen Axelrod and Bruce Brumberg in the new edition of their book, "Watch It Made in the U.S.A.". Factory tours have become increasingly popular as low-cost vacation attractions for family and business travelers, day outings for local residents and educational field trips for schools.
“At Jayco, we use our tour as a tool for demonstrating our commitment to quality RVs, education and fun,” said John MacDonald, Marketing Services Manager. “We are proud that they featured our company tour in the book and have highlighted our manufacturing efforts.”
A factory tour provides an entertaining and memorable experience. After a short video about the history of the company, visitors visit the sewing department where most of the Jayco furniture is manufactured. Following sewing is a walk down the fifth wheel production line where Jayco produces its Designer™, Eagle™ and Recon™ fifth wheel products.
Karen Axelrod and Bruce Brumberg, a husband and wife team, visit factory tours, company museums and visitors’ centers across the U.S.A. "Watch It Made in the U.S.A." has been featured in The New York Times, U.S.A. Today, Business Week, and Good Housekeeping, plus on hundreds of television and radio programs including “Good Morning America” and CNN.
The expanded and updated "Watch It Made in the U.S.A." features over 300 companies across the U.S.A. that invite you to visit and discover how your favorite products are made. It provides vivid, narrative descriptions of the behind-the-scenes processes you will see, plus all the practical information you need on how to visit Jayco and other factory tours near your home or vacation destination (tour hours and admission, age and group requirements, disable access and real outlet stores).
About Jayco, Inc.
Jayco is the largest privately held manufacturer of recreation vehicles in the world. The company manufactures and markets RVs under the Jay Series, Select, Baja, J/Trax, Jay Feather, Jay Flight, Eagle, Designer, Octane ZX, Recon ZX, Greyhawk, Melbourne and Seneca brand names. For more information on any Jayco products, call 1-800-RV-JAYCO, visit www.jayco.com, or write Jayco, Inc., 903 S. Main, Middlebury, Ind., 46540.
Posted on December 01, 2006