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Skyline Champion Corporation to Open Only Manufactured Housing Facility in Louisiana


Leesville, Louisiana, "the best hometown in the world," is about to get
even better. The city is set to welcome the only manufactured housing
facility in the state of Louisiana. A 127,000 square-foot Skyline
Champion Corporation plant is slated to open in January 2019, with an
anticipated production launch in the spring. The idle facility is being
retooled and configured and will include some new innovative production
techniques, including automation.

The new facility will allow Skyline Champion to:

  • Create 200-plus jobs over the long term and add to its 7000-plus North
    American team.
  • Increase capacity to meet growing demand in the affordable housing
  • Increase market share by offering greater convenience and
    affordability to customers in Louisiana and surrounding states.

"It's an honor to be the only operating manufactured housing facility in
the state of Louisiana," said Keith Anderson, Chief Executive Officer.
"We are thrilled to bring our high-quality, cost-effective homes to an
even wider customer base, as well as to offer the exceptionally skilled
local workforce with hundreds of new jobs."

The plant's location will offer huge benefits to Louisiana homebuyers,
as well.

"The facility's location will allow us to provide better value due to
reduced transportation for the future homebuyers of Louisiana, east
Texas, south Arkansas and south Mississippi," said Wade Lyall, Vice
President of the Southern Region. "We are strongly committed to
providing affordable housing to the residents of this great state and we
look forward to building long-lasting relationships with the City of
Leesville, the Louisiana Economic Development Corporation, local
Retailers, and the LA Housing Commission."

Interested jobseekers can complete an online application at

About Skyline Champion Corporation

Skyline Champion Corporation (NYSE:SKY) was formed in June of 2018 as
the result of the combination of Skyline Corporation and the operating
assets of Champion Enterprises Holdings, LLC. The combined company
employs more than 7000 people and is the largest independent
factory-built housing company in North America. With more than 65 years
of homebuilding experience and 36 manufacturing facilities throughout
the United States and western Canada, Skyline Champion is well
positioned with a leading portfolio of manufactured and modular homes,
park models, and modular buildings for the multi-family, hospitality,
senior and workforce housing sectors.

In addition to its core homebuilding business, Skyline Champion operates
a factory-direct retail business, Titan Factory Direct, with 21 retail
locations spanning the southern United States; and Star Fleet Trucking,
providing transportation services for manufactured housing and other
industries nationwide.

Skyline Champion builds homes under some of the most well-known brand
names in the factory-built housing industry including Skyline Homes,
Champion Home Builders, Athens Park Model RVs, Dutch Housing, Excel
Homes, Homes of Merit, New Era, Redman Homes, Shore Park, Silvercrest,
and Titan Homes in the U.S.; and Moduline and SRI Homes in western

Learn more about our products and services on the following company
brand websites:

Manufactured and Modular Homes

Park Model RVs

Modular Buildings

Retail Sales Centers
(Texas & Oklahoma)
(Southeastern states)

Transportation Services

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