Elkhart-based companies recently swept the top three spots on the 2017 Industry Week 50 Best U.S. Manufacturers list. Lafayette-based Wabash National was the only other Indiana company on the list, placing 29th.
According to the latest Statistical Survey’s RV business intelligence solutions, Lance Travel Trailers are the No. 1-selling, composite-built travel trailers in the 14- to 23-foot box length through the first six months of 2017.
Lippert Components announced that Andrew Mock has been promoted to director of sales of interiors. In this role, Mock will oversee the sales and product management for all interiors-related RV products.
Jim Klynman has joined Blue Ox as a dealer development manager in outside sales serving customers in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, and West Virginia, according to Blue Ox President and CEO Ellen Kietzmann.
Fifty years ago, a team of entrepreneurs in Michigan released Aqua-Kem, a new product for the RV industry that was designed to tackle a problem that had existed since the invention of the RV: deodorizing the holding tank.
For the past 50 years, Newmar has manufactured some of the most forward-thinking RVs and trailers. Here's a visual history of the company's early beginnings, and the people that've shaped it along the way.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb visited a Lippert Components factory Thursday morning to highlight his recently announced $24 million “Next Level Jobs” initiative aimed at addressing the jobs skills gap across Indiana.