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Winnebago recognizes Glenn Blaser for 50 Years of Service


This news story was published on September 8, 2020.
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Glenn Blaser

FOREST CITY – Winnebago announced today employee Glenn Blaser celebrated the milestone of 50 years of employment. Blaser is the fourth Winnebago Industries employee in the Company’s history to reach that level of seniority joining Harlan Rodberg (Winnebago Motorhomes), Larry Kearney (Winnebago Motorhomes) and Devon Miller (Newmar Corporation) as the other employees to reach that distinction.

Blaser started his career in CAPCO aluminum extrusion as a general laborer. Over the years, he has held a variety of roles including extrusion press operator, Tool and Die set up operator and Senior Machine Setup Operator.

“We congratulate Glenn and admire his dedication and commitment to Winnebago throughout his 50 years of service,” said Brian Hazelton, Vice President and General Manager, Winnebago Motorhomes. “Glenn’s service is an inspiration to all of us and we are thrilled to welcome him into the “50 years of service” club.”

After graduating high school, Blaser was looking for a job to earn money so that he could attend college and learn the construction trade. He found employment at Winnebago and liked what he was doing so much he decided that what he was doing would make a good career for him.

In his spare time, Blaser has been active in the Knights of Columbus and enjoys gardening, boating, bicycling and walking. One of his favorite parts of working for the Company involved a memorable family vacation to California in a Winnebago motorhome. In recognition of his 50 years of service, Winnebago presented Blaser with an opportunity to take another Winnebago road trip to a destination of his choice next year complete with campground and gas certificates.

Winnebago motorhomes, travel trailers and fifth wheel products are manufactured at dedicated facilities in Iowa and Indiana. The leading Winnebago brand of products is the most recognizable name in the industry. Winnebago is a part of Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO), a leading U.S. manufacturer of outdoor lifestyle products under the Winnebago, Grand Design, Newmar, and Chris-Craft brands, which are used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities.

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4 Responses to Winnebago recognizes Glenn Blaser for 50 Years of Service

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    September 9, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    He’s got a 71,72,73,74,75……. Winnebago one piece at a time …. lol hahaha

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    Tapcon Reply Report comment

    September 9, 2020 at 1:07 pm

    He received his choice of a chocolate frosted chocolate doughnut or two plain doughnuts.

    Everyone else got told to work harder.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    September 8, 2020 at 9:15 pm

    That’s so cool. He does look familiar. I recall working with him when his hair was long. Congrats!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    September 8, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    Congratulations Glenn, this country don’t grow them like you anymore.