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Forest River acquires Turtle Top

Posted on June 28, 2017

Forest River Inc., U.S. manufacturer of recreational vehicles, pontoon boats, cargo trailers and buses, announced the acquisition of certain assets of Turtle Top, a premier luxury bus manufacturer located in New Paris, Ind.

Turtle Top, family owned since 1962, designs and manufactures buses and specialty vehicles for some of the most prestigious names in the motorcoach industry, as well as numerous state and government agencies. With dealer locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, Turtle Top is able to provide its customers with outstanding service and support.

“Turtle Top and their dedicated employees have built a history of integrity, quality and innovation and enjoy one of the best reputations in our industry today," said David Wright, of Forest River. "We are honored that they have chosen Forest River to continue the tradition that they have dedicated themselves to building for more than 50 years.”

Turtle Top’s current bus models include the Van Terra, VT3, Odyssey, Odyssey XL, Odyssey XLT and MPV. This diverse product line provides convenient and dependable transportation for colleges, churches, assisted living facilities, retirement communities, transportation companies and government agencies.

The vehicle manufacturer’s specialty division builds everything from limousines to bloodmobiles and prisoner transport units to mobile offices. Turtle Top has supplied the transportation industry with innovative conversions for more than 50 years.

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