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Wednesday, April 23, 2014RV PRO Staff
Count CrossRoads RV as one of the manufacturers working full speed to try to keep up with the industry’s growth spurt. Crossroads, which is part of the Thor Industries family of companies, announced Tuesday (April 22) that it had begun...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014RV PRO Staff
Baird Equity Research indicated in a news release that it believes Thor Industries’ acquisition of K-Z Inc. is a good fit and a quality use of available cash for the Elkhart, Ind.-based company. Baird said few of K-Z’s...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014RV PRO Staff
Sika Region NA Automotive has promoted Zack Gaultney to Launch and Planning manager. Gaultney will report to Cedric Gray, VP of operations. Gaultney joined Sika Corporation in October 2003 as a material planner, and in 2007...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014RV PRO Staff
Host Industries Inc., a manufacturer of truck campers and two models of Expedition Vehicles, has added two new dealers. Access RV in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Speedway Chevrolet and RV center in Monroe, Wash., are now selling Host models. Host...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014RV PRO Staff
Reuters reports the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in April, though the rate of growth was slightly lower than expected as inventories fell, but factory output growth hit its fastest pace in three years, an industry report showed Wednesday....
Wednesday, April 23, 2014RV PRO Staff
Reuters reports sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in eight months in March, dealing a setback to the housing market recovery. The Commerce Department told Reuters on Wednesday sales dropped 14.5 percent to a...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014RV PRO Staff
Automatic Data Processing has been ranked No. 24 on The 2014 DiversityInc. Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. This marks the fifth consecutive year that Roseland, N.J.-based ADP has been recognized for excellence and leadership in diversity by...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014RV PRO Staff
More than 200 volunteers will join Habitat for Humanity as it honors the 25th anniversary of the RV Care-A-Vanner program with a celebration build and rally in Springfield, Mo., going on through May 4, according to a news release from the...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014RV PRO Staff
Statistics reported by Trade Only Today show the strongest first quarter for boat sales since at least 2010. First-quarter sales on a three-month rolling basis this year significantly outperformed those in 2013, Info-Link Technologies managing...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014Travis O. Pryor
SMI Mfg. was looking for a better way to stay in touch with the retailers of its brake-controller products. And Brent Schuck, marketing director for the Newburgh, Ind.-based company, thinks he found the perfect tool with a new online retailer...
Jayco
Tuesday, April 22, 2014RV PRO Staff
Three years into the EcoAdvantage sustainability program, Jayco Inc. says it is making strides in meeting its company-wide goals. To help promote Earth Day, the the Middlebury, Ind.-based RV manufacturer is announcing its 2013 results from the...
Mark Campbell
Tuesday, April 22, 2014RV PRO Staff
EverGreen RVs LLC Inc., has named Mark Campbell to its Quality Control team. He will ensure all standards for quality and safety in the final stages of production have been met for the Middlebury, Ind.-based company’s brands. Campbell has...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014RV PRO Staff
MITO Corp. has entered into a partnership with Stag-Parkway to increase distribution of the WiFiRanger Sky in the United States and Canada. WiFiRanger Sky is a BlueMesh Networks WiFi router. The partnership allows MITO to continue to supply...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014RV PRO Staff
A webinar from the Mike Molino RV Learning Center this Thursday, April 24 at noon ET, will tackle some of the pervasive myths that cloud the truth when it comes to regulatory realities. KPA’s Nick Hardesty, a regulatory expert, will take on...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014RV PRO Staff
A 1978 Terry travel trailer has gone through extensive modifications to bring it new life and even greater capability than the original and is now on display at the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind. The re-imagined RV will remain on display at...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014RV PRO Staff
Novae Corp. utility trailer manufacturer announced plans Monday (April 21) to expand its operations in Markle, Ind., creating up to 75 new jobs by 2016, the company said in a news release. The will invest $5.9 million to build and equip a 73,000...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014RV PRO Staff
Elkhart County’s March unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent, its lowest level in six years, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development told the Elkhart Truth on Monday (April 21). But take a ride down County Road 6, or through any...
Hall of Fame
Tuesday, April 22, 2014RV PRO Staff
The 2nd Annual Spring Hall of Fame RV Show will be held at the RV/MH Hall of Fame & Museum in Elkhart, Ind., from Thursday through Sunday, the South Bend Tribune reports. Seven of the area’s top RV dealers will kick off their summer...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014RV PRO Staff
An army of U.S. labor force dropouts stands ready to get back in the game when conditions improve, implying wages, prices and interest rates will stay lower for longer, Reuters reports. Rather than being the result of demographics or choice, the...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014RV PRO Staff
Region One of the Florida RV Trade Association is holding its 19th annual RV show at the Lee County Sports Complex/Hammond Stadium in south Fort Myers May 2, 3 and 4. The three-day-event will feature 10 dealers from throughout Florida’s...