Gulf Stream - Awarded over the Years

Gulf Stream Coach is committed to exceeding the expectations of its dealers and the families that own and use Gulf Stream Coach products.  Through the course of working to achieve that goal, the company has been honored over and over again with awards from the industry, associations, educational institutions, and other groups. Included in its collection are: 

​Vincennes University Quality and Productivity Award

Gulf Stream Coach is a multiple winner of this prestigious award based on quality audits, customer, and production feedback, and overall manufacturing systems.  We're proud to have been the first RV Manufacturer to have been honored by Vincennes, and have earned both the Gold and Platinum level Awards for several years.

​RVDA "Quality Circle" Award (Multiple years and brands)

Awarded to RV manufacturers by voting members of the Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association, the Quality Circle Award recognizes four key factors:  Reliability/Quality, Parts, Warranty, and Sales.  Considered the industry's most exclusive honor, the Quality Circle Award is presented to the highest level of performance in the industry.

Ford QVM Award

Given to Gulf Stream Coach by Ford Motor Company for meeting a long list of stringent criteria established to  maintain quality control in manufacturing, using Ford chassis. 

RVIA Member

Gulf Stream Coach has been a member of the RV industry's governing association, the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association since the company was founded in 1983.  Gulf Stream Coach continues to support the work of the association, and has been an influential member of the group's board of directors for many years.  

Lean Manufacturing

At the center of Gulf Stream Coach growth is lean manufacturing. This Japanese automotive manufacturing approach ensures efficient supply of raw materials, reduced overall costs, the ability to fulfill customer and dealer requirements quickly, and the flexibility to respond rapidly to market changes.

15 years Green

  • Only RV manufacturer to receive Governor's award for recycling (2000-2001)
  • Multiple-year recognition by TRA Associates as a Certified GREEN Manufacturer.
  • Lean manufacturing 
  • Developed reusable packaging with vendors
  • 50% trash reduction in first year of initiative
  • 70% reduction by 3rd year of initiative
  • Established Recycling/sorting department to reduce waste and maximize the amount of material that get recycled.
  • New product development considers green/environmental considerations: composite woods, and recyclable/renewable materials.
  • Products receive 3rd party CARB certification
  • Gulf Stream Coach has been Phase 2 compliant with CARB requirements for 3 years, and was the first company in the industry to comply with CARB standards.