Tags : roadtrek factory

Hanging Out at the Roadtrek Factory – Again

Well, I succumbed to Jim Hammill's charms again, and I've been in Kitchener for the past couple of weeks. I was getting a check engine light that indicated a bad pressure sensor on the DEF pump, so I called up the factory to see if we could pull the fresh water tank to get to […]Read More

The Making of a Roadtrek: The Movie

If  any of you have been to the Roadtrek factory in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada for a tour, you would have an idea of what it takes to build a Roadtrek, how busy the manufacturing floor is and how passionate everyone there is about the product. For those who have not been able to make the […]Read More

Campskunk Returns to Roadtrek HQ in Kitchener

Last you heard I was out on the Pacific coast enjoying the last few days of summer. For the past week or so, you heard… nothing. The reason for the radio silence can now be revealed – I stopped back by the factory to say hi to everybody, and pick up a few things and […]Read More

Observations: 10 Reasons to Visit the Roadtrek RV Factory

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Roadtrek Factory in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada 10.  You get greeted by a sign in the parking lot that says “Welcome Home”. 9.    You are greeted warmly by everyone. They make you feel included. 8.    The tour of the factory is free and you get to wear cool […]Read More

Roadtrek Facebook Group descends on Kitchener

It was a testimony to the power of social networking and the bonds that can develop from the small motorhome lifestyle. Some 50 members of our Roadtreking Facebook Group folks showed up for a friend's retirement party and spent the night at Bingemann's Campground in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, just down the road from the factory. […]Read More

Female Workers on the Production Floor at Roadtrek

Things have changed since I worked in the automotive business. Back in the dark ages, all the floor workers were men, and women were up in the office. A major difference between then and now that I have noticed in my visits to the Roadtrek factory is how many women hold production floor jobs – […]Read More

Video project: The Making of a Roadtrek

I'm at the Roadtrek factory in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada for the next two weeks shooting and producing a film to be called The Making of a Roadtrek. This is a project I've wanted to do for two years and, with the company's blessings, I am now be documenting the creation of a Roadtrek. We began […]Read More

Busy days at the Roadtrek factory

Roadtrek has been the top-selling Class B small motorhome brand since 1990 and if the busyness at the company's factory in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, these days is any indication, it looks like 2014 is going to be a banner year again. I generally visit the Roadtrek factory every couple of months or so to keep […]Read More