One step closer to revealing the winner, RV Products has sold its 5 millionth Coleman-Mach air conditioner.
According to a press release, the months-long contest will finally reveal its consumer winner soon, while Apache Camper Center in Lincoln, Neb., is the winning dealership. Both consumer and dealer will receive a prize package.
Starting in the spring, RV Products announced it would be holding a contest based on the news that it recently manufactured is five millionth Coleman-Mach A/C unit. The Coleman-Mach Mach 15, 15,000 Btu unit was packaged in an unmarked box and treated as regular inventory. It was shipped to an unknown distributor and then sent to an unknown dealer who sold it to one lucky customer.
The consumer prize package includes arrangements for the winner to visit RV Products’ Wichita, Kan., factory. The retail owner will also receive a free Coleman-Mach air conditioner of its choice in exchange for the gold shroud unit as it will be sent to the RV Hall of Fame.
This milestone unit’s gold shroud is also signed by the RV Products associates who had a hand in manufacturing the unit.
To mark production of its 5 millionth Coleman-Mach air conditioner, RV Products will be packaging a golden ticket in the milestone unit, according to a press release.
The company will provide a prize packages for both the purchaser and the dealership that sells the air conditioner, which is housed in a gold shroud. The Mach 15, 15,000-Btu unit is packaged in an unmarked box and will be treated as regular inventory, the company said. Per the usual routine, it will be shipped to an unknown distributor and then sent to an unknown dealer.
RV Products personnel believe that the gold shroud unit will be revealed in early summer 2013.
The box will also contain a note asking the buyer to contact RV Products. The consumer will then receive instructions on how to claim the prize package and arrangements will then be made for their visit to RV Products’ Wichita, Kan., factory. The retail owner will also receive a free Coleman-Mach air conditioner of their choice in exchange for the gold shroud unit, as it will be sent to the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind.
Since 1967, all Coleman-Mach air conditioners and heat pumps have been built in its Wichita, Kan., manufacturing facility.