Winegard Company - Connecting the World

Connecting the World


Winegard is globally recognized for rugged, reliable, antenna solutions. Winegard has extensive engineering expertise that provides innovative solutions for communication applications.


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Winegard Company Expert Design and Engineering

Expert Design & Engineering


Winegard Company engineers are experts in antenna systems design with more than 1,000 different antenna models designed and 80 patents granted. In house design and manufacturing engineering expertise are consistently applied to develop new products that meet the unique needs and expectations of each customer.

Engineering Team

  • Software Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Integration Engineers
  • Packaging Engineers
  • Manufacturing Engineers

Engineering Capabilities

  • State-of-the-Art Software Design Simulation Tools
  • Quick Turn Prototype Modeling Capabilities
  • Premier Antenna Testing Equipment

Engineering Quick Facts

  • Experts in antenna design since 1954
  • Awarded 80 patentes to date
  • Founder John Winegard inducted into the CEA Hall of Fame
Winegard Company Antenna Manufacturer

Lean Continuous Improvement Manufacturing


Winegard's systematic approach to the elimination of process variation and waste continues to elevate quality, lower total cost, and shorten customer order fulfillment times to make Winegard a strong competitor in the global marketplace.

Winegard Company Facilities

  • 160,000 sq. ft. Manufacturing and Office
  • 125,000 sq. ft. Warehouse
  • 45,000 sq. ft. Engineering and R&D

Production Capabilities

  • Fabrication, pipe bending, powder coat, e-coat, stamping and SMT (electrical board assembly) performed in-house
  • High volume manufacturing
  • Central geographic location provides for quicker lead times and rapid response to changing customer demands

Environmentally Conscience

  • Winegard is committed to preserving the quality of the environment and performs impact studies throughout the product cycle and continually recycles raw materials during the manufacturing process.
Winegard Company Quality

Commitment to Quality


Winegard's commitment to delivering the highest quality, longest-lasting products drives the focus of the quality management system. Winegard's philosophy is to design quality into the product and the processes with the objective of integrating quality into all stages of the product lifecycle; Product Development, Production and Continuous Improvement.

Product Development

  • New Product Introduction
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning
  • Supplier Development & Qualification

Production

  • Manufacturing Yield
  • Process & Product Audits
  • Standard Work Instruction
  • Process Control Plans
  • Product Change Order

Continuous Improvement

  • Customer Feedback
  • Corrective & Preventive Action System
  • Six Sigma Projects
Winegard Company History of Innovation

History of Innovation


Winegard Company has been a global manufacturing leader of antenna products since 1954 when founder, John Winegard, first found success in designing and building outdoor TV antennas that later became the symbol of suburbia in the late 1950's and 60's.

Key Industry Firsts for Winegard

  • First all channel yagi antenna
  • Perforated aluminum satellite antennas
  • RV television antenna
  • In-Motion RV antenna
  • RV antenna compatible with DIRECTV HD
  • E-Coat paint system for mounts and brackets

Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame

  • In 2005, a few years after his passing, John Winegard was inducted into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame, where his lifetime achievements as a pioneer in electronics were recognized.

Winegard Company Timeline

  • 1955 – Designed the first all channel U.S. antenna
  • 1969 – Recognized for contributions to Apollo 11 Mission
  • 1973 – First antenna designed specifically for RVs
  • 1980s – Begins designing & manufacturing C-Band satellite antennas
  • 2004 – Begins designing & manufacturing 2-Way VSAT antennas
  • 2005 – Founder John Winegard inducted into CEA Hall of Fame
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