(March 5, 2010) -- "The decline in payrolls is a high-profile indication of the effect that the snow storms had on the U.S. economy in February and does not signal a loss of momentum in the recovery but rather sets up for the March data to be unusually strong," said Dawn Desjardins, assistant chief economist with RBC Economics Research.
(March 4, 2010) -- Despite objections raised by the manufactured-housing industry and Arkansas’ congressional delegation, thousands of Federal Emergency Management Agency travel trailers will soon be shipped out from the Hope Municipal Airport to dealerships across the country.
(March 4, 2010) -- “We have been considering installing the MCD American Duo Day/Night Shade System for a couple of years,” said Grich. “Once we came to the factory in McKinney, to create an AmericanRVer show on the company, we were so impressed with the quality of the product and the company itself that we decided to go to work for them."
(March 4, 2010) -- Dane Found, president and CEO of Pacific Coachworks, told the Edmonton Journal most RVers want to spend as much time as possible outside and are already cooking outdoors, and they don't necessarily like to make countless trips in and out of the RV to get water, dishes and food.
(March 4, 2010) -- Owner Andy Heck told the Business Review that, given the decline in RV sales during the recession, it no longer made sense to sell the vehicles in Clifton Park and Wilton, which are just 25 miles apart.
(March 3, 2010) -- The new AGI senior credit agreement provides for term loans totalling $144.3 million, including an original issue discount of 2 percent. The loan is payable in quarterly installments of $360,750 beginning March 1, 2011. Camping World and the company's subsidiaries also entered into a credit agreement providing for an asset based lending facility of up to $22 million.
(March 3, 2010) -- The Florida RV Trade Association (FRVTA) just completed the fourth of five regional shows held around the state and the attendance numbers have been fantastic, the group's director of marketing said.
(March 3, 2010) -- Cummins Inc. today was recognized as one of the world's 100 best corporate citizens for 2010 by Corporate Responsibility in the magazine's annual rankings. It is the 10th time in 11 years Cummins has been named to the "100 best corporate citizens" list.
(March 3, 2010) -- April Bledsoe, a Navistar engineer, became the first woman in 55 years to be honored as "citizen engineer" by the Society of Women Engineers and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.
(March 3, 2010) -- Sales to RV customers decreased 49 percent to $.8 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009, compared with last year's sales for the same period of $1.6 million. For the fiscal year 2009, RV sales decreased 72 percent to $3.8 million compared with $13.3 million for the same period a year ago.