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Aqua-Hot launches remanufacturing program

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(Feb. 10, 2017) -- A remanufactured Aqua-Hot system is given a new serial number. It includes many replacement components, such as the tank and cabinet. The new tank is equipped with a low emission burn chamber, reducing emissions by eliminating up to 80 percent of total hydrocarbons. Read More »

Priority One employees celebrate anniversaries

Priority One Financial Services logo Jan 2014

(Feb. 10, 2017) -- “Emily, Lana and Staci have each given so much to their teammates and to our dealers over the years. They have left an indelible mark in their respective departments and have set the standard for excellence in their roles," said Mariscal. Read More »

Don’t start selling RV mattresses until you read this

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(Feb. 9, 2017) -- Your customer spends $80,000 on a new motorhome and nine times out of 10, the mattress is like a medieval torture device. There is no question that there is a huge opportunity for RV dealers in selling aftermarket RV mattresses. But, what supplier should you go with? Read More »

Report identifies new consumer group

Connected Spenders cover

(Feb. 9, 2017) -- “Consumer-facing businesses should use Connected Spenders as a lens in making decisions about which markets to invest in, how to communicate with and reach consumers and what actions they can take to support growth across different markets," said Keely. Read More »

LCI acquires Italian Sessa Klein

Lippert Components logo horiz - 2014

(Feb. 9, 2017) -- "Sessa Klein has an excellent management team, and a great reputation in the international rolling stock industry for the sophisticated engineering and design of their window products," said Mereness. Read More »

Regency RV enters Class B market with Sprinter unit

Regency RV Concept One

(Feb. 8, 2017) -- "What separates us from most Class B builders in the industry today is that we are not interested in doing high-production runs," said Carter. "You see our new coaches are all handmade. At this point in our careers, we're more focused on quality, not quantity." Read More »

Stoltzfus expansion gets preliminary green light

(Feb. 8, 2017) -- The plans call for the demolition of a small storage building to the east of the current showroom. In its place, the business wants to build a 15,000-square-foot structure with a five-bay garage in the rear and a sales and parts area in the front, the Reading Eagle reported. Read More »

Ohio announces improvements to state parks

Ohio State Parks logo

(Feb. 8, 2017) -- "Visitors today want to enjoy more modern amenities, such as updated cabins and restrooms," said Zehringer. "These improvements will provide our day-use visitors and overnight guests with a better experience as they explore Ohio State Parks." Read More »

Big companies abandon social media hashtags

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(Feb. 8, 2017) -- The shift was a new strategy for corporations to bring more traffic to their websites, rather than just gaining popularity on social media. Of the Super Bowl ads, just five mentioned a Twitter handle, and four a Facebook page, the Daily Mail reported. Read More »

Why bother with print advertising – Part 2

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(Feb. 7, 2017) -- Ads are becoming cleverer. With graphics software being what it is and realizing that less is MORE you can really catch a person’s eye so much easier. Don’t forget the demographics for your product or services. Consumers love a great print ad, which will likely drive them to your website! Read More »

Forest River recalls 165 RVs to correct placard

Product recall

(Feb. 7, 2017) -- The federal placards on these vehicles may indicate an incorrect tire and rim combination. Incorrect tire information can cause the tires to be over inflated, possibly resulting in a tire blowout and increasing the risk of a crash, NHTSA warned. Read More »

REV Group recalls 886 units to fix seat belt anchor

Product recall

(Feb. 7, 2017) -- In the affected motor coaches and motorhomes, the seat belt anchorage hardware may pull out of the floor framing in the event of a crash. In the event of sudden breaking or a crash, the seat belts may detach from the floor framing, increasing the risk of injury. Read More »

Airstream recalls 82 towables to fix tire label

Product recall

(Feb. 7, 2017) -- The federal certification label and tire placards on these vehicles have incorrect information. The incorrect information on the labels could cause an owner to over inflate the tires, possibly resulting in a tire blowout and increasing the risk of crash, NHTSA warned. Read More »