Our Story

Bringing America Home. Bringing America Fun.

Founded in 1951 in Elkhart, Indiana, Skyline initially produced the affordable housing units popularly known as house trailers or mobile homes. These units evolved into today’s factory-built and modular housing. In 1960, Skyline opened their first travel trailer plant. From its inception, Skyline Homes’ philosophy has been to provide Americans with the absolute finest quality products at a price the majority of home shoppers can afford. The Skyline brand has become synonymous with uncompromising integrity with regard to value, quality, and accountability to its customers. This legacy has resulted in hundreds of thousands of happy, satisfied home owners that are proud to call Skyline their home.

Company's Corporate Legacy

Skyline’s corporate legacy is founded on a long history of consistent growth, financial stability, and product innovation. Skyline’s Corporate headquarters is located in Elkhart, Indiana. It houses marketing services, accounting, information technology, engineering, product development, financial, legal and other corporate functions. Products are built by 11 operating divisions located in 9 states across the country. Of the 11 divisions, 9 produce housing and 2 produce RVs. Skyline’s balance sheet is among the soundest in American industry with a strong cash position and no corporate debt. Skyline is publicly owned and its shares are traded on the NYSE MKT. This financial strength and stability gives prospective homebuyers the peace of mind and assurance that Skyline is a brand that can be trusted to provide quality and support for years to come.

Quality Employees

At the heart of every Skyline factory are the employees who work to build your home. Skyline employees are a proud and dedicated group whose goal is to provide the best home for your hard-earned money. The production staff at each location has extensive experience in the home building trades. In fact, many of our production team members have been with Skyline over 20 years. With an average length of service being approximately 10 years at Skyline, you can rest assured that your home is built by professionals.

Quality Brands

At Skyline we understand the importance of using quality name-brand materials and appliances. After all, this isn’t just another house, this is your home. With names like Rheem, Delta, Owens-Corning, Coleman, Congolium, Shaw, and GE you can be confident that your new Skyline home is built with with some of the best names in home construction.

Quality Control

Skyline’s Quality Assurance Process is paramount in ensuring compliance with Federal Factory-built Housing Construction Safety Standards (or HUD code). Our own in-house quality control team, as well as independent third party agencies, inspects your home during each phase of the construction process. These codes ensure that your home is built to specific structural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and safety standards Skyline also supports the Systems Building Research Alliance, The Factory-built Housing Institute, The HUD Code Consensus Committee, and other related industry organizations. These organizations continually work towards improving and updating the building codes of factory-built housing. Consumer safety and satisfaction is the first priority.

Quality Materials

All Skyline homes are built in an environmentally controlled manufacturing facility with no exposure to the outside elements. The same holds true for our building material storage. We store all building materials in an environmentally controlled warehouse, with no exposure to the outdoor elements. All materials are stored per the supplier’s recommendations. Our own internal Quality Assurance Process requires a weekly inspection of stored materials to assure they are in ready-to-use condition. Our suppliers, independent third Party inspection provider, and other governing agencies also conduct periodic inspections of our stored materials.

Quality Home Design

Skyline homes are designed to enhance the quality of today’s lifestyles. We have a home to fit whatever stage of life you are in. First time home buyers, a family that’s growing, or an empty nester can all find homes to fit their needs. Our design team had created a portfolio of floor plans, decors, and optional amenities to ensure the flexibility needed to satisfy your housing needs.

Our Commitment To Our Customers

Backed by over 65 years of experience, Skyline Customer Service is number one in the factory-built housing industry. Our warranty provides you with true peace-of-mind when you move into your new Skyline home. Manufacturing defects reported to Skyline within 15 months after original retail delivery by an authorized dealer will be corrected without charge and within reasonable time. It’s our way of showing our customers how much we believe in the quality we build into every Skyline home. Our warranty gives new homeowners the assurance that comes from working with a company with more than six decades of building.

Additionally, Skyline Homes dealers can participate in our SKYCARE Customer Care Program, which utilizes our factory service technicians to complete many of the steps, after delivery and setup, required in the completion of the new Skyline home. When the customer invests in SKYCARE, we inspect all aspects of the new home to ensure the highest levels of craftsmanship and make sure the customer understands every system and appliance. We share valuable information that will help the customer protect their investment and enjoy their new home for years to come.

SKYCARE highlights include drywall inspection, setup/installation inspection, interior inspection, home detailing, complete systems check, customer orientation, customer walk through, follow up, and 15-month warranty service. It’s no wonder that Skyline Customer Service is number one in the factory-built industry!