Alpenlite - Western Recreational Vehicles
Western Recreational Vehicles, Inc., is a national manufacturer of motorized and towable recreational vehicles located in Yakima, Washington. Corporate and production facilities extend over 57 acres and surpass over 400,000 square feet under roof. Employment level exceeding 550 skilled craftspeople and office personnel fluctuates with production demands. The company currently manufactures Alpenlite Fifth-Wheels, Travel Trailers and Truck Campers as well as Alpine Coach, a premier diesel Motor Coach.
Western Recreational Vehicles, Inc., was founded in April of 1971 by Bill and Suzanne Doyle and continues today as a family owned business. After 22 years of sound leadership, Bill Doyle retired as President of WRV. On that date, Ron Doyle was named company President. Bill is Chairman of the Board and Suzanne continues as company Secretary. Bill was actively involved for 18 years as a member of RVIA’s Western and National Board of Directors and is still relied upon in the State of Washington by its Governor’s Advisory Board for Recreational Vehicles. Ron Doyle was elected to RVIA’s National Board of Directors in 1996 and will continue his service through 2005 as an elected member of RVIA’s Executive Committee.
In many ways Western RV is a model company in the recreational vehicle industry. Its 35-year commitment to quality and customer satisfaction is a company tradition. As a testimonial, Alpenlite Fifth-Wheels and Truck Campers were chosen as a Best Buy by “Consumers Digest” magazine.
In the towable product marketplace, Alpenlite Fifth-Wheels continue to be one of the best selling premium Fifth-Wheel brands in the United States (per Statistical Surveys, Inc., June 2004). The Alpenlite Villa Series Fifth-Wheel has further advanced this position by offering floor plans and amenities suited to the extended stay or destination style traveler. Alpenlite Truck Campers have enjoyed a reputation for quality and exclusive design features that carries into 2005 with a model lineup appealing to the value driven consumer. Alpenlite Aspen Series Travel Trailers and Fifth-Wheels offer upscale amenities and quality while towable by today’s popular SUV’s and light duty trucks.
The Alpine Coach Limited Series, mated to its own custom designed and in-house manufactured Peak Chassis, continues to grab the attention of both seasoned and novice Motor Coach enthusiasts. Its superb handling and road manners are accented by high quality living areas in an expanded offering of 2005 floor plans. In a relatively short period of time, WRV has become one of the top producers in the U. S. of Class “A” Motorhomes, (per Statistical Surveys, Inc., June 2004) while manufacturing exclusively diesel Motor Coaches.