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RVDA seeks session topics for 2014 convention

RVDA seeks session topics for 2014 convention (April 18, 2014) -- The committee will select presenters offering attendees useful 'how to' and actionable information. First-time speakers are especially encouraged to make proposals because dealers come to this event seeking fresh ideas and new perspectives. Read More »

Synergy RV Transport seeks to hire military vets

Synergy RV Transport seeks to hire military vets (April 18, 2014) -- Synergy RV Transport Inc. hope to hire military veterans to address its driver shortage. The company will host a job fair on Saturday, April 26 at Disabled American Veterans Post. Read More »

Tom Johnson Camping Center honored by Winnebago

Tom Johnson Camping Center honored by Winnebago (April 18, 2014) -- Tom Johnson Camping Center is proud to announce that they have been awarded the Circle of Excellence award by Winnebago Industries for 2013. Read More »

Danzy Distributors’ Calgary grand opening success

Danzy Distributors’ Calgary grand opening success (April 18, 2014) -- On April 10th, ERT/Danzy Distributors celebrated the Grand Opening of their new warehouse in Calgary, Alberta. Read More »

Keystone RV recalls fifth wheels for defective microwaves

Keystone RV recalls fifth wheels for defective microwaves (April 18, 2014) -- Goshen-based Keystone RV is recalling 1,957 fifth-wheel travel trailers because their microwave ovens might self-start, posing a fire risk if contents are left inside the ovens. Read More »

Drew Industries first-quarter conference call scheduled

Drew Industries first-quarter conference call scheduled (April 18, 2014) -- Drew Industries Incorporated, a manufacturer of components for the recreational vehicle and manufactured housing industries, will release its first-quarter 2014 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, May 1, 2014. Read More »

Priority One named top place to work in Tampa

Priority One named top place to work in Tampa (April 18, 2014) -- "What makes Priority One a top workplace is the team of friendly, hard working employees that can be found dedicated to helping others," said Smith. "Employees treat people just as they would want to be treated – both internally to staff and to customers and vendors." Read More »

Hopkins establishes Hopkins Canada

Hopkins establishes Hopkins Canada (April 18, 2014) -- “While Blenheim will continue to be known as 'The Home of the Mallory Brand since 1900,' changing the identity reinforces the expanded capabilities of this location, including the in-country availability of other leading Hopkins’ consumer brands,” added Kraft. Read More »

MITO teams up with NTP to distribute WiFiRanger Sky

MITO teams up with NTP to distribute WiFiRanger Sky (April 17, 2014) -- "They're the complete package -- a one-stop shop for dealers," said Hire. "Partnering with NTP is the best way to reach more of our target market." Read More »

Lemonis wants to show you how to be a boss

Lemonis wants to show you how to be a boss (April 17, 2014) -- Marcus Lemonis wants to help struggling entrepreneurs. If he gets rich and famous at the same time, that’s just good business. Read More »

Flexsteel records double-digit sales, earnings growth

Flexsteel records double-digit sales, earnings growth (April 17, 2014) -- Driven by strong demand for its upholstery and ready-to-assemble products, Flexsteel Inds. reported double-digit increases in sales and earnings in the quarter ended March 31. Read More »

Winnebago honors Partners in Excellence dealers

Winnebago honors Partners in Excellence dealers (April 16, 2014) -- In its ninth year, the PIE award recognizes those motorhome dealers with the best market share penetration within their basic trade area. Twelve Winnebago and Itasca dealerships were recognized in three market categories from both the East and West regions. Read More »

Thor acquires K-Z for $53.4 million

Thor acquires K-Z for $53.4 million (April 17, 2014) -- "We understand the importance of partnering with a local company that has strong roots in the RV industry and in our communities of northern Indiana," said Zook. "We share a strong commitment to product quality and excellent customer and dealer relationships that make Thor an ideal partner for K-Z." Read More »

Jobless claims rise by 2,000 last week

Jobless claims rise by 2,000 last week (April 17, 2014) -- The four-week moving average of initial claims declined to 312,000 from 316,750 for the previous week. This left the measure at its lowest level since October 2007 and below pre-recession levels, said Janzen. Read More »

Jayco announces reorganization plans

Jayco announces reorganization plans (April 17, 2014) -- “The new leadership structure will provide greater autonomy for our four operating divisions: Jayco Towables, Jayco Motorhome Group, Starcraft, and newly formed Highland Ridge RV which produces the Open Range family of products,” said Derald Bontrager. Read More »