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Skyline Champion Opens Manufactured Housing Plant in Leesville, Louisiana

Skyline Champion debuted its newest manufactured housing facility in Leesville, Louisiana. The plant is expected to create 200-plus jobs over the long term.

The 127,000 square-foot plant will produce homes that meet the high standards of the HUD code for manufactured housing and offer an array of competitive amenities.

“Continuing to innovate and improve our manufacturing processes is one of the company’s primary focuses for all of our facilities,” said Mark Yost, President & CEO. “Not only will this improve the value and quality of our homes for future homebuyers, it will also improve the safety and work environment for our employees.”

“We are so pleased to be opening our new manufactured housing facility in Louisiana and to bring these exceptional homes directly to the great people of this state,” said Wade Lyall, Executive Vice President, Business Development. “We’re also honored to collaborate with State and Local officials, Louisiana Economic Development, and the talented Leesville workforce to continue to grow and offer hundreds of new jobs.”

The Leesville facility makes the sixth production line added by the company nationally over the past three years and supports the company’s focus of growing capacity in markets where there is high demand for high quality attainable housing.

Skyline Champion Corporation was formed June 1st, 2018 as the result of the combination of Skyline Corporation and Champion Enterprises Holdings, LLC. The company employs over 7,000 people and is one of the largest homebuilders in North America.

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