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Eight people elected to RVIA board

Eight people elected to RVIA board (Sept. 1, 2015) -- Ryan Elias, vice president and general manager of Triple E Recreational Vehicles/Leisure Travel Vans; and Jim Jacobs, president of Allied Recreational Group (ARG), were newly elected to three-year terms. Read More »

FRVTA and RV Learning Center renew partnership

FRVTA and RV Learning Center renew partnership (Sept. 1, 2015) — For the tenth consecutive year, the Mike Molino RV Learning Center and the Florida RV Trade Association have renewed their partnership to provide online training for RV dealership personnel through the Distance Learning Network (DLN). Read More »

Athens RV takes delivery of first K-Z Venom

Athens RV takes delivery of first K-Z Venom (Sept. 1, 2015) — K-Z announced the first delivery of its just introduced Venom, a brand new high-profile, wide body toy hauler, to Athens RV Sales in Athens, Texas. Check out Venom in the K-Z display at this fall’s Dealer Open House, Sept. 22 to 24. Read More »

Northwood launches redesigned website

Northwood launches redesigned website (Sept. 1, 2015) — Northwood announced the launch of their newly re-vamped website. The site sports a clean, contemporary look with enhanced visuals and navigational tools all of which are mobile friendly, the company announced. Read More »

RVDA webinar addresses automotive lift risks

RVDA webinar addresses automotive lift risks (Sept. 1, 2015) — There are serious risks involved in the use of automotive lifts, but there are important steps a dealership can and should take to improve the safety of your employees when they work with these important devices, the RV Dealer Association (RVDA) announced in a press release. Read More »

Patrick Industries acquires North American

Patrick Industries acquires North American (Sept. 1, 2015) — Patrick Industries announced it has completed the acquisition of the business and certain assets of Edwardsburg, Mich.-based North American Forest Products, and its wholly owned subsidiary, North American Moulding (collectively, North American). Read More »

Bass Pro Shops hometown festival

Bass Pro Shops hometown festival (Sept. 1, 2015) -- Bass Pro Shops throwback event to bid summer goodbye, will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 5 and 6 from noon to 5 p.m. at Bass Pro Shops stores across the U.S. and Canada. Read More »

The Dyrt app helps search for campgrounds

(Sept. 1, 2015) -- A new Web app called The Dyrt, based in Portland, Ore., is poised to become a high-tech tool of choice for researching campgrounds and adventure travel. Read More »

Sen. Brown visits Airstream

Sen. Brown visits Airstream (Sept. 1, 2015) -- A U.S. senator called himself the biggest cheerleader of American manufacturing when he visited the Airstream Factory in Jackson Center, Ohio, on Monday. Read More »

Patrick Industries completes acquisition, announces expansion

Patrick Industries completes acquisition, announces expansion (Sept. 1, 2015) -- Patrick Industries announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the business and certain assets of Edwardsburg, Michigan-based North American Forest Products, Inc. Read More »

Canada slips into recession

Canada slips into recession (Sept. 1, 2015) -- Second-quarter 2015 gross domestic product growth in Canada dropped by a smaller than expected 0.5 percent following a 0.8 percent decline in the first quarter (previously estimated as -0.6 percent), RBC Economics reported. Read More »

Small business owners feeling less optimistic

Small business owners feeling less optimistic (Sept. 1, 2015) -- “Although the economy as seen through the eyes of America's small businesses has improved over the last year, recent trends show that small businesses overall are feeling less optimistic about the future," said Lieber. “Expectations about future economic conditions have been on a five-month decline, and hiring expectations have declined slightly since March.” Read More »

Ohio Senator visits Airstream

(Sept. 1, 2015) — A U.S. senator called himself the biggest cheerleader of American manufacturing when he visited the Airstream Factory in Jackson Center on Monday, limaohio.com reported. Read More »

America’s largest RV show opens in two weeks

America’s largest RV show opens in two weeks (Aug. 31, 2015) -- This year’s show includes a variety of RV technician training, work camper recruiting tips, and a distributor showcase, as well as a meet and greet with NFL’s Tim Brown. The always-fun industry party takes place the evening of Sept. 14 at Hersheypark. Read More »

Dometic to debut PowerChannel awning accessories

Dometic to debut PowerChannel awning accessories (Aug. 31, 2015) — Dometic Group announced it will introduce three new PowerChannel accessories for the Dometic 9100 PowerChannel Awning at the 2015 Elkhart Open House, to be held Sept. 21-23, in Elkhart, Ind. Read More »
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