Fleetwood Closes Gold Shield Plant in Fontana, California

August 21,2007

RIVERSIDE, Calif., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: FLE) announced today the closing of its Gold Shield, Inc. facility in Fontana, California, which manufactures custom open-molded fiberglass parts. Employees were notified in July of the impending closure.

Recreational vehicle industry pressures necessitated closure of the Fontana facility. Gold Shield's Riverside plant, which manufactures rotational and thermoformed products, is not affected by the closure.

The Fontana plant will be closed on or about September 28, 2007, and Fleetwood currently intends to make this property available for sale.

About Fleetwood

Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading producer of recreational vehicles and manufactured homes. This Fortune 1000 company, headquartered in Riverside, Calif., is dedicated to providing quality, innovative products that offer exceptional value to its customers. Fleetwood operates facilities strategically located throughout the nation, including recreational vehicle, factory-built housing and supply subsidiary plants. For more information, visit the Company's website at http://www.fleetwood.com.

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