A year after the Roadtrek brand was rescued from receivership, the RV maker is once again preparing to boost production after temporarily closing its doors due to the pandemic.

The company employs about 100 people and was getting ready for a busy spring season when the shutdown order came in mid-March due to COVID-19. They reopened about two months later and are now facing a “healthy” backlog of orders, the CEO says.

“It certainly wasn’t what anyone desired, and no one knew when we shut down what things would look like on the other side,” said Dane Found, an industry veteran who was hired last October by new Roadtrek owner Rapido Group.

“Fortunately for our industry, it’s exploded on the other side.”

RV manufacturers and dealers across North America have said sales and orders for RVs are booming during the pandemic as people look to vacation in isolation and avoid busy airports, hotels and other crowded spaces.

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