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Accessibility Group
Friday, August 28, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
The RVing Accessibility Group recently expanded its effort to make parks, RVs and campgrounds accessible to all users, starting a referral partnership program with dealerships. The deal is part of a new initiative by the non-profit group, in which...
Richard Coon
Friday, August 28, 2015RV PRO Staff
The RV Industry Association will honor Richard Coon for his 10 years of service as the Association’s president during a special celebration on Sept. 29 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Ga., during the Board the Directors’ meeting. The gala event...
Friday, August 28, 2015RV PRO Staff
Drew Industries Incorporated today announced that David M. Smith will be joining the company as chief financial officer, succeeding Joseph S. Giordano III, who served in that role since 2008. This transition is the result of a comprehensive...
Friday, August 28, 2015RV PRO Staff
RV Dealers Association dealer members who register by Aug. 31, will pay only $659 to attend the 2015 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo and lock in the advance rate of $639 for the rest of their staff — even those who register at later dates...
Friday, August 28, 2015RV PRO Staff
The Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf, Germany, among the world’s largest gathering of RV manufacturers, suppliers and consumers, kicks off this weekend. The show features a Visitor Day today, offering a preview of some of the newest lines from...
Friday, August 28, 2015RV PRO Staff
WFCO Electronics is providing RV dealers and service centers with a new cross-reference tool for repairing older RVs with outdated converter components as well as failed converters of any make. WFCO offers a range of RV power products in the...
Mesa Ridge
Friday, August 28, 2015RV PRO Staff
In April 2015, Highland Ridge announced that the company’s Mesa Ridge line of fifth wheels and travel trailers were going to receive a new tan. With summer winding down, the tan is complete. Mesa Ridge, which features gold, brown, oyster white,...
Friday, August 28, 2015RV PRO Staff
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a CRH Group company, has executed a binding agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to acquire C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. (CRL), a manufacturer and distributor of custom hardware and glazing products to the glass and...
Friday, August 28, 2015RV PRO Staff
Hyndsight Vision Systems is taking a big step forward in the consumer vision industry with the introduction of their new portable, wireless rear view vision system. This turnkey system is comprised of a custom designed wire-free camera and monitor...
Partner of the Year
Thursday, August 27, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
Aqua-Hot hosted its annual Partner Meeting last week, welcoming 56 supplier and dealership attendees to the Heritage Todd Creek Golf Club in Thornton, Colo., for an annual golf outing and to outline the company’s plans for 2016. The north-Denver...
Thursday, August 27, 2015RV PRO Staff
EverGreen has appointed Sherry Roberts to director of parts, warranty and service. Roberts will develop and manage all service operations in a manner that promotes customer satisfaction, expedites service response time and enhances quality control...
Lenny Razo
Thursday, August 27, 2015RV PRO Staff
Allied Recreation Group made a pair of high-level changes to its Fleetwood and American Coach divisions through a pair of promotions. The company promoted longtime Fleetwood and American Coach sales leader Lenny Razo to vice president of sales for...
Thursday, August 27, 2015RV PRO Staff
RV rentals are huge right now around Northern Nevada, with several companies running out of them, thanks to the yearly demand driven by the Burning Man gathering in Black Rock City. “Last year we had 15 units,” Western Skies RV owner...
Thursday, August 27, 2015RV PRO Staff
Skyline Corp., manufacturer of modular homes and park model RVs, reported a net loss in both its fourth quarter and year-end earnings reports Thursday. Despite the losses, net sales for the company climbed 8 percent in the quarter and 22 percent...
Thursday, August 27, 2015RV PRO Staff
A blaze Tuesday night destroyed an Oregon dealership’s shop and damaged its connecting store. The fire caused an estimated $250,000 in damage to the buildings and their contents, according to a preliminary report from the Sweet Home, Ore., Fire...
Thursday, August 27, 2015RV PRO Staff
Cequent Performance Products has introduced a new edition of the company’s gooseneck selector. The online system guides users through a step-by-step process of selecting the correct gooseneck hitch for a specific vehicle make and model. “...
Rayzr
Wednesday, August 26, 2015Jesse Sidlauskas
Among yesterday’s shipment report from the RV Industry Association, one category stood out among the rest. With a 17.8 percent increase in July this year, compared to the same period in 2014, it is clear that truck campers are making a late-season...
Walk of Fame
Wednesday, August 26, 2015RV PRO Staff
Earlier this month, the RV/MH Hall of Fame unveiled the latest addition to the RV/MH Walk of Fame. The new section honors all past RV Dealers Association chairmen. “This is an exciting new addition to our Walk of Fame and the credit for...
Blizzard
Wednesday, August 26, 2015RV PRO Staff
Dometic Group will showcase the new Blizzard NXT, a rooftop climate control unit for RVs, at the 2015 Elkhart Open House, to be held Sept. 21-23, in Elkhart, Ind. “The Blizzard NXT is the best air conditioner and heat pump in the industry,...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015RV PRO Staff
Lazydays acquired a parcel of land enveloped by the Sefner, Fla., dealership, putting an end to the dispute between the dealership and its former owner, who owned the parcel. Lazydays founder Don Wallace owned the 3.76-acre parcel, which was the...