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Stolen
Wednesday, March 4, 2015Travis O. Pryor
A man in Pennsylvania apparently had the perfect travel trailer picked out, he just didn’t bother paying for it – or picking it up during business hours. Click image to enlarge. The thief stole a 2014 Forest River Surveyor Cadet SCT224T at...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015RV PRO Staff
With 2015 predicted to be a strong year for sales of new RVs, it should come as no surprise that the year is off to a solid start for used models, as well. Click image to enlarge. Both towables and motorized used RVs sold at...
Little Guy
Wednesday, March 4, 2015RV PRO Staff
Little Guy Worldwide has partnered with Blue Ice Vodka to develop “the ultimate traveling vodka bar” to promote Blue Ice. The teardrop trailer comes complete with a sink, electric ice-chest, built-in blender with a backlit display shelf to...
Ellen Schwarzwalder
Wednesday, March 4, 2015RV PRO Staff
Lazydays has promoted Ellen Otero to service manager for the company. A 12-year Lazydays service expert, Otero will oversee a team of about 40 service team members and continue to ensure a streamlined process for all Lazydays service customers....
Cummins
Wednesday, March 4, 2015RV PRO Staff
Cummins announced today two new independent nominees for its Board of Directors – Thomas J. Lynch, chairman and CEO, TE Connectivity; and Bruno Di Leo, senior vice president, Sales & Distribution, IBM Corporation. The two nominees will stand...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015RV PRO Staff
Roadtrek Motorhomes of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, the leading class B manufacturer in North America tops the marketplace for a 25th straight year, according to data from Statistical Surveys. The 2014 Class B retail motorhome market numbers showed...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015RV PRO Staff
The Elkhart, Ind., City Council has approved a deal granting Global Link Distribution Corp. a tax break on a planned $4 million expansion that would create eight jobs. Global Link distributes fasteners, hardware and locks, mainly to the RV...
OK show
Wednesday, March 4, 2015RV PRO Staff
The 46th Annual RV Super Show will be held March 12 through 15 in the Cox Pavilion, the Centennial Building and the Oklahoma Expo Hall at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. This year’s show will again feature hundreds of brand new RVs on...
Benjamin Beaumont
Wednesday, March 4, 2015RV PRO Staff
Dr. Shrink, a supplier of premium shrink wrap, has added to its sales team by adding Benjamin Beaumont as sales specialist. In this position, he will grow new business in marine and industrial markets worldwide, while also seeking new...
Wednesday, March 4, 2015RV PRO Staff
Private sector employment increased by 212,000 jobs from January to February, according to the February ADP National Employment Report. The report is produced by ADP in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. Small businesses with fewer than...
Shasta
Tuesday, March 3, 2015Travis O. Pryor
Usually for something or someone to earn a spot in a Hall of Fame, it has to have a long and significant history of accomplishments. (Photo courtesy Mick Ferkey. Click to enlarge) But the 2015 Shasta Airflyte, a reissue of the 1961 original,...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015RV PRO Staff
Dometic Group, a supplier of products for the RV, marine, truck and automotive-based industries, has realigned the Dometic Americas organization in conjunction with the integration of Atwood Mobile Products. “The acquisition of Atwood Mobile...
Speakers
Tuesday, March 3, 2015RV PRO Staff
The RV Industry Association will hold its Annual Meeting on March 10 to 12 at the Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, Fla. John Bozella, left, and Carlos Alcazar “Our Annual Meeting is the ideal venue for our members to become more involved in the...
McClain
Tuesday, March 3, 2015RV PRO Staff
Funeral arrangements have been made for Larry McClain, founder of McClain’s RV in Bethany, Okla., and former RV Dealers Association president who died Feb. 27. The following information is from the dealership’s website. “Larry...
Scissor
Tuesday, March 3, 2015RV PRO Staff
Easy Access Industrial Design of Peachland, British Columbia, Canada, has introduced the Scissor Deck walkway systems for RV servicing. Scissor Decks are spring-assisted manual lift platforms which set up or fold down in seconds. Scissor Decks may...
CIA
Tuesday, March 3, 2015RV PRO Staff
The Caravan Industry Association recently held its third annual meeting in Australia. Highlights have been posted in the following video. CIA International Conference Melbourne Feb 2015 from John Bishop on Vimeo.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015RV PRO Staff
The Canadian RV Association (CRVA) has released CSA Z240RV Series: Recreational Vehicles,safety standard for free publicview-access on CSA Group’s website at “CSA Communities”. The view-access is sponsored by the CRVA, which will offer its members...
CDK
Tuesday, March 3, 2015RV PRO Staff
CDK Global has achieved a Customer Satisfaction Excellence Gold Star from Cisco. This designation recognizes CDK for delivering outstanding customer service to customers in the U.S. “We consider CDK clients our partners, and I am pleased...
Tuesday, March 3, 2015RV PRO Staff
Severe winter weather again slowed U.S. vehicle sales in February, with several major automakers missing analysts' projections and dampening bullish expectations, according to Reuters. General Motors said U.S. February sales climbed 4 percent...
RVAA
Monday, March 2, 2015RV PRO Staff
The RV Aftermarket Association will be holding its 2015 Annual Executive Conference Aug. 17-21 in Vancouver, Canada, at the Pinnacle Hotel. Individual attendee registration will be opening in early April. Nominations also will be opening for...