February '21

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14 • RV PRO • February 2021 rv-pro.com Profit-Sharing Fosters Collaborative Culture In contrast with much larger rivals, inTech RV is a "slower manufacturer" in that it doesn't produce many units each day, because its main focus is on product quality and craftsmanship, Fishburn says. According to the company website, inTech's company struc- ture is founded on the principle that its team members are not compensated according to piece-rate production, but rather are paid by the profitability of the business. As a result, it gives the entire team a unique level of ownership in the products and the company's future. "We're dedicated to making the best product – not just pushing a unit out of the door," Fishburn says. "We're all paid according to our profitability – and it helps keep everyone moti- vated and working together as a team, from the ownership down through the ranks. It creates a culture that's fun to be part of and there's a lot of pride in what we build. We care." Fresh Perspectives Bring Innovation Many of inTech's employees come from professional back- grounds outside of the RV industry. While a number of pro- duction managers and its service team have come from other RV manufacturers, the majority of its employees – including its owners – come from other markets. "It helps to give a different perspective as to how we go about doing things," says Fishburn, who came from a sales background in the marine industry before he arrived at inTech RV. He adds that he has always enjoyed product design. "We haven't been influenced by other RV manufacturers, which has helped us, particularly in our design elements. We have fresh eyes," he says. "Every unit begins with a full aluminum cage construction that's welded together, which sets us apart from many other manufacturers, who use a modular design." Those modular designs found in rival products typically use frames that may or may not be made by the RV manufacturer, upon which they begin placing the parts and components on inTech's Horizon is the largest model in its Sol line, but still weighs less than 3,500 pounds. The product is notable in part for its "tilt-forward design" that allows it to make the most of its interior space. The Horizon features a queen-size bed, plus a front dinette that also converts to a bed, allowing the trailer to sleep four.

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