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Winnebago Industries Receives Safety Awards

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Winnebago Industries Receives Safety Awards

- Charles City Assembly Facility recognized for
zero incident rate in 2010-

FOREST CITY, IA, May 10, 2012 – Winnebago Industries, Inc.’s (NYSE: WGO) Forest City and Charles City locations recently received safety awards from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council (IISC) at the 59th Annual Professional Development Conference and Expo held in Dubuque, Iowa, April 25-27. The awards were presented for outstanding achievement in accident prevention for the 2011 calendar year.

Winnebago Industries was one of over 170 businesses, industries and government agencies in Iowa and Illinois to receive an award for promoting active safety programs and reducing Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable injuries among their employees. To qualify for this award, applicants had to demonstrate an incident rate lower than the national average for their specific industry.

As recipient of these awards, Winnebago Industries’ Forest City and Charles City locations achieved an incident rate that was equal to or better than the national average for their North American Industry Classification System category. The Charles City Assembly Facility achieved a zero incident rate in 2011, and was one of only 67 IISC member facilities to do so in 2011.

“We are pleased to be recognized for our safety improvement efforts and are very proud of all our employees at our Forest City and Charles City locations in earning these awards,” said Winnebago Industries Vice President of Manufacturing Daryl Krieger. “Safety continues to be a top priority at Winnebago Industries as we strive to safeguard our valued employees while manufacturing the highest quality and most recognized motor homes in the industry,”

About Winnebago Industries, Inc.
Winnebago Industries, Inc., The Most Recognized Name In Motor Homes®, is a leading U.S. manufacturer of recreation vehicles used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company and its subsidiary build quality motor homes, travel trailers and fifth wheel products under the Winnebago, Itasca, Era and SunnyBrook brand names. Winnebago Industries has received the Quality Circle Award from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association every year since the award's inception in 1996. The Company's common stock is listed on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges and traded under the symbol WGO. Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. For access to Winnebago Industries' investor relations material or to add your name to an automatic email list for Company news releases, visit, http://www.winnebagoind.com/investor.html.

About the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council
The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council is a chapter of the National Safety Council and is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting life and promoting health. The mission of the Council is to persuade society to embrace effective safety, health and environmental practices in the workplace, on the roadways and in our homes and communities.

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