Thetford is there to lend a helping hand to all sorts of recreational campers on the go, no matter where they are in the world. The company makes and markets a variety of recreational sanitation and RV-care products and supplies them to the trucking, marine, camping, and RV markets. Thetford's products include toilets (both portable and permanent), hand wipes, sanitizers, and RV washing and waxing products. Its Norcold subsidiary, purchased in 1997, offers US-made refrigerators and freezers for mobile industries. Its refrigerators include gas absorption, AC/DC, and AC/DC portable. Thetford began marketing its first product in 1963. The company is a subsidiary of Dyson-Kissner-Moran.
Thetford is part of Dyson-Kissner-Moran's recreational vehicle group, which comprises Thetford, Norcold, Tecma by Thetford, and Spinflo by Thetford. Spinflo was purchased in 2005 and is a top producer of stoves for the UK recreational market.