May 12, 2021

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B.C.’s Escape Trailer RV manufacturer sees explosive expansion

Escape Trailer has been production fiberglass vacation trailers in the Lower Mainland since 2002 and has just lately witnessed a strengthen in revenue, seemingly thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and persons hoping to get exterior of their properties even though continuing to physically distance.

Founded by a couple named Reace and Tammy Harmatuik, they developed the organization and wound up promoting it to a private equity firm in 2018, which has been managing its growth at any time because.

Their lightweight trailers—reminiscent of the Bolers and Trilliums of yesteryear, but modernized—range in dimensions from 17 feet to 21 feet.

Every single unit requires 2 weeks to develop and is created from the ground up, in the Fraser Valley. As they location their purchase, clients are in a position to choose from a range of unique layouts, materials, flooring, and hundreds of other selections and add-ons.

Alternatively of promoting by way of sellers, the company’s business model is immediate-to-shopper. They just take pride in the stage of purchaser provider they are capable to deliver, giving what they think about to be “the most customizable trailers” in the industry suitable now, at a selling price down below what you’d pay back for a related item acquired from a 3rd-occasion vendor who would be forced to mark it up.

The pandemic has witnessed desire for leisure autos go through the roof according to the RV Industry Affiliation, North American revenue in March of 2021 were up 77% to very last yr. Escape has benefited from this growth, and the business now has a two-calendar year hold out time for shipping following buyers order.

In the coming months they’re aiming to ramp up creation, employing extra personnel in get to cut down that hold out time again to a few months, as was the situation right before COVID-19 and the surge strike.

Developing new jobs while also creating journey on wheels. Rather good.