Your Innovation Partners

Dowco® is a family-owned and operated manufacturer that places considerable investment in research and development to pursue new ways to develop innovative products. At Dowco customers are the core of everything we do. That’s why we are focused on learning so we can continue to deliver quality, great service, and reliability. Our success is a direct result of our people and their quest to meet and exceed your needs. Dowco has over 300 team members ready to serve you.

Our Mission

Our mission is to create products that are superior in design, quality and value to create loyal customers. We will work to achieve the industry’s highest levels of employee and customer satisfaction. We will strive to achieve a level of earnings and growth to allow for aggressive reinvestment in our facilities, people and products.

Our Vision
Dowco will become the leading supplier serving the needs of our chosen markets by developing complimentary new competencies and products with and for our customers.
Our Competency Statement

Development of integrated product solutions for our customers, using the most efficient sourcing and manufacturing options, delivered to our customers in the model of an extension of their own operation’s proximity, partnering, and value.

Dowco History

Over 90 years ago, Dowco started designing and manufacturing products for the tent and awning industry. Today, they have evolved into a global leader servicing a variety of industries with a focus on cut and sew products for the marine and powersports markets. Our capabilities include design, manufacturing and sourcing textile and leather powersports products and covers, bimini tops and hardware for the recreational marine market. Dowco’s expertise includes design, manufacturing and sourcing of textile, leather and hardware products.

From a heritage that started in 1922, as Dow Awning and Tent Company, Dowco has grown into the leading supplier of OEM covers, tops and quick release hardware for the recreational marine market and the leading supplier of OEM motorcycle covers, leather saddlebags and luggage to the powersports market. In addition, Dowco designs and manufactures products for a variety of other industries.

With over 90 years of product development, engineering and manufacturing experience, Dowco has worldwide distribution for its aftermarket powersports products, including Guardian® Motorcycle, ATV, UTV and Snowmobile Covers, Willie & Max® leather and vinyl saddlebags and luggage, Iron Rider® Motorcycle Luggage, Fastrax® Sport and Adventure Motorcycle Luggage and Rally Pack® Motorcycle Luggage.

As the proven market leader, Dowco is proud to supply OEM products to Indian, Victory, Polaris, Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Zero and other powersports vehicle manufacturers.

Dowco also produces marine hardware, covers, tops and pontoon enclosures for a wide variety of boat manufacturers. Using the highest quality marine components, Dowco is the supplier to most of the leading boat brands that include Tracker, Tahoe, Nitro, Mako, Lowe, G3, Crestliner, Lund, Harris, Xpress, Veranda, Premier, Smoker Craft and other major boating manufacturers.

Dowco is committed to bringing the best products to market and continued high levels of service to the industries we serve. Our continued growth is a result of having a dedicated team of over 300 individuals that make our customer’s businesses our own.

Markets Served

  • OEM Powersports Covers, Saddlebags, Luggage, Plastic Components
  • OEM Marine Covers, Tops, Furniture, Consoles, Hardware
  • Powersports Aftermarket Covers, Luggage, ATV/UTV Accessories
  • Construction Vehicle Interior and Exterior Plastic Components
  • Civil and Defense Government Projects
  • Medical Products
  • Packaging Products
  • Outdoor Fabric Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Contract Design, Manufacturing and Sourcing

4230 Clipper Dr
Manitowoc, WI 54220
(920) 682-7796


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