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Peter B. Orthwein, Thor Co-Founder And Executive Chairman, To Be Inducted Into RV/MH Hall Of Fame

ELKHART, Ind., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) today announced that its Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, Peter B. Orthwein will be inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame at a gala dinner and induction ceremony honoring the Class of 2014 at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 4, 2014 in Elkhart, Indiana. 

"We are happy to celebrate our Co-Founder, Peter Orthwein, being inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame.  This is a great honor in our industry and one that is well deserved," said Bob Martin, Thor President and Chief Executive Officer.  "Throughout his 34 years with Thor, Peter has had a strong influence over the development of the modern recreational vehicle (RV) industry, and he has also been a great mentor and role model for the current generation of leaders in the industry.  All of us at Thor wish to congratulate Peter on this great honor as we look forward to many years of his continued leadership and influence on our Company."

In addition to Mr. Orthwein, the Hall of Fame Class of 2014 includes nine leaders of the recreational vehicle and manufactured housing industries, representing manufacturers, suppliers, dealers and publishers that have helped to shape the industry.  Mr. Orthwein's induction into the Hall of Fame follows Thor Co-Founder Wade F. B. Thompson who was inducted in 2008.

About Thor Industries, Inc.  Thor is the sole owner of operating subsidiaries that, combined, represent one of the world's largest manufacturers of recreational vehicles.

This release includes certain statements that are "forward looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"). These forward looking statements involve uncertainties and risks. There can be no assurance that actual results will not differ from our expectations. Factors which could cause materially different results include, among others, price fluctuations, material or chassis supply restrictions, legislative and regulatory developments, the costs of compliance with increased governmental regulation, legal issues, the potential impact of increased tax burdens on our dealers and retail consumers, lower consumer confidence and the level of discretionary consumer spending, interest rate fluctuations, restrictive lending practices, recent management changes, the success of new product introductions, the pace of obtaining and producing at new production facilities, the pace of acquisitions, the integration of new acquisitions, the impact of the divestiture of the Company's bus businesses, asset impairment charges, cost structure changes, competition, general economic, market and political conditions and the other risks and uncertainties discussed more fully in Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended July 31, 2013 and Part II, Item 1A of our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ended April 30, 2014. We disclaim any obligation or undertaking to disseminate any updates or revisions to any forward looking statements contained in this release or to reflect any change in our expectations after the date of this release or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based, except as required by law.  

SOURCE Thor Industries, Inc.

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