Thief River Falls, Minn. - Barreling down on its 50th Anniversary (1962-2012), Arctic Cat has reached a special milestone since the company was brought back to life in 1983 as one of the leading snowmobile manufacturers. A 2011 Crossfire 800 LTD marks the 1,000,000thsnowmobile built since August of 1983.
Along the way Arctic Cat has set the industry standard with new innovative products, most of which have been copied by their competitors-all of which have made Arctic Cat one of the strongest brands in the recreational vehicle industry.
Arctic Cat CEO, Christopher Twomey stated, "This milestone is heartfelt in several ways; Industry-leading innovation is important, but its special knowing generations of Arctic Cat enthusiasts have enjoyed our products. These enthusiasts push us to innovate for future generations."
To commemorate the occasion, the Crossfire 800 LTD made its way through the assembly line and more than 1,100 employees signed their name while a group photo was taken after production.
The Crossfire will be prominently displayed in the factory lobby for all visitors to see and will be placed on several show tours throughout the season.