Forest river plant 59. Forest River violations top $250,000, workers blame drug use and poor safety practice 2019-11-14

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Forest river plant 59

Company Overview Forest River Inc manufactures recreational vehicle products with its headquarters in Elkhart, Indiana. In 2005, Forest River, Inc. Below are the subsidiary brands of Forest River, Inc. The job itself was typical factory production work. I worked with a great crew which I got to know very well.

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Forest river plant 59

He described the work environment inside the plant as fast-paced. I was completely crushed cause I really loved my job there. Very very alright place to work when it comes to conflicts. Maybe this is the best model for this industry, maybe it's not. Automation would be great, but again, not sure the manufacturer's have the incentive to automate. That same year, the company acquired Vanguard Industries and the assets of Palomino.

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Fire Severely Damages RV Plant

Forest river plant 59

An error in that industry can easily kill an employee. No one was injured in the fire. Mike A big recession will cure most of the issues. I worked in construction for 30 and there were boom times when employers needed to hire anyone that could fog a mirror. They hire anyone and everyone.

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Forest river plant 59

For the most part, the money goes to the people, not to new construction for buildings they don't really need. They just hope it doesn't come at the cost of one of their lives. The company sell its products under different brand names, which include Charleston, Georgetown, Forester, Berkshire, Tsunami, Sunseeker, and Lexington. The building was a total loss. In January 2017, Forest River launched its new line of luxury buses, Berkshire Coach. The smoke could be seen from several miles away. After being a dedicated employee and working hard they lay me off and keep the two new guys rather than letting one of them go and keeping the guy who has been there over a year with the most experience.

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Forest river plant 59

We have corrected the story to reflect the fire is still being investigated and arson has not been determined as of yet. Other then those issues it was a friendly and relaxed working environment. The plant I worked in did have a lack of discipline and no safety measures or policies in place. I will say though, Im kinda shocked at the specifics that are being reported. In 2014, the company expanded further with the addition of production facilities in , , and. Correction: A final report on the cause of the fire has not been released. Headquartered in , the company produces fifth wheels, travel trailers and toy haulers.

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Working at FOREST RIVER: 125 Reviews

Forest river plant 59

It was a learning experience. Workers we spoke with say, it's not just lax safety practices, but a widespread culture of drugs. This allowed for rapid growth and the introduction of two new towable lines of travel trailers and fifth wheels, Puma, Sabre, and Columbus. Prime Time Manufacturing, which builds towable recreational vehicles, was established in 2009 followed by the revival of the product line in 2010, one of the intellectual properties of the Coachmen asset acquisition. The transaction closed on August 31, 2005.

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Forest River violations top $250,000, workers blame drug use and poor safety practice

Forest river plant 59

Unfortunately, when we, as consumers, are willing to accept shoddy workmanship and inferior products, there is little to no incentive for the manufacturer to improve. It took several hours to get the fire under control. Those slips eventually drawing the attention of the Indiana Department of Labor. There was 5-6 employees still on scene who reported no injuries. The Forest River Vibe plant is on fire.

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No cause determined yet for huge fire Tuesday at Forest River factory in Elkhart

Forest river plant 59

Well they hired the friend and this new guy was arrested over the weekend for drunk driving who was already on probation and had other court dates. There's no job security at all none. Unless you swet your butt off and try hard you will be yelled at to hurry up and might get hurt in the process. Between September 2017 and November of 2018, ten of Forest River's 26 plants in Elkhart County were hit with a total of 55 violations, 44 of them serious. He added that everyone got out safely. And also not a bunch of other unnecessary overhead like some companies, one in particular, that directly competes with forest river. Forest River manufactured Vibe Trailers at plant 59.

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Forest river plant 59

This review will be public, so please do not post any of your personal information on this website. We asked our anonymous worker if there is drug use happening at the plant? He added that he was not drug tested when hired. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. In 2001, Forest River entered the bus business through the acquisitions of , and. According to the report, in the first 9 months of 2017 alone there were 9 fingers amputated, a fractured pelvis and multiple foot fractures. Only the strong will survive. User Alert System provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

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