Your Innovation Partners

Dowco® (a division of Patrick Industries) is a committed 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. We have 250 employees 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

Dowco History

In 1922, Dowco started designing and manufacturing products for the tent and awning industry. Today, we have evolved into a global leader servicing a variety of industries with a focus on cut and sew and plastic products for the marine  and boat industries. Our capabilities include design, manufacturing and sourcing textile and covers, bimini tops and hardware for the recreational marine market and OEM products.

Dowco produces marine covers, tops, hardware and furniture for a wide variety of boat manufacturers. Using the highest quality marine components, Dowco is the supplier to most of the leading boat brands, including Tracker, Tahoe, Nitro, Mako, Premier, Alumacraft, Lowe, G3, Crestliner, Lund, Harris, 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 Marine Covers, Tops, Furniture, Consoles, Hardware
  • Material Handling
  • Outdoor Fabric Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Contract Design, Manufacturing and Sourcing

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


Manitowoc, WI
Lebanon, MO
Ft. Wayne, IN
Shanghai, China