Hymer News



Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA –September 22, 2016 – ERWIN HYMER GROUP NORTH AMERICA, Inc., the leading class B manufacturer in North America, welcomed Carolin and Christian Hymer to their Kitchener, Ontario manufacturing plant last week.


Hymer Family Plant Visit 2016

From left to right: Tony LaMantia, Sherryl Petricevic, Mayor Barry Vrbanovic, Christian Hymer, Carolin Hymer, Jim Hammill and Ken Seiling

Visiting Ontario for the first time, Carolin and Christian Hymer, the daughter and son of entrepreneur, inventor and founder of Europe’s leading caravan and motorhome manufacturer, ERWIN HYMER GROUP stopped by to see first-hand the North American head office of their family run business.

“This is an exciting time for us.” states Jim Hammill, President and CEO of ERWIN HYMER GROUP NORTH AMERICA, Inc. “Our business has grown substantially since we were acquired by ERWIN HYMER GROUP in February. We are honored to have Carolin and Christian Hymer here to see not only what our current production plant looks like, but how we are incorporating European products into our mix and where we are taking the business in the next five years in North America.”

After a tour of the manufacturing plant to see how the production of class B motorhomes are built in North America, Christian Hymer addressed the employees who excitedly gathered to meet them. “We are very proud to be here and to have you in our family business.” exclaimed Christian Hymer.

Also on hand to welcome them to the Kitchener area, were Kitchener Mayor; Barry Vrbanovic, Waterloo Regional Chair; Ken Seiling, and from the Waterloo Region Economic Development Corporation; Tony LaMantia and Sherryl Petricevic.

“We feel very lucky to have the great support from the community, to have the local dignitaries come and stand with us today is truly remarkable” says Mr. Hammill “We are proud to have our roots in this area for the past 43 years, and we are thrilled about the growth our business is going to bring to the area’s economy for the next few years.”


ERWIN HYMER GROUP NORTH AMERICA, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of class B motorhomes in North America, selling its motorhomes through a network of independent RV dealers in the USA, Canada and Japan. They are also part of ERWIN HYMER GROUP in Germany. ERWIN HYMER GROUP is Europe’s largest manufacturer of motorhomes and caravans with more than 30% of the European market. The group sells more than 40,000 motorhomes annually and employs a staff of some 5,000 in its associated companies.

Press contact: Karyn Torcoletti, Director of Marketing, karynt@erwinhymergroupna.com, 519-745-0711 ext. 1175 www.roadtrek.com and www.gohymer.com