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Johnson Outdoors to Release Q1 results Feb. 3

(Jan. 31, 2017) — Johnson Outdoors, a global company engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of branded outdoor recreation equipment, will release financial results for the Fiscal 2017 first quarter on Feb. 3, before market open that day, Yahoo Finance reported. Read More »

Texas dealer: ‘Best lot promotion in January’

RVM postcard

(Jan. 31, 2017) -- "We were slammed all weekend and were extremely pleased with the quality of the prospects, with 85 percent of buyers making it through credit. We sold more units than we ever have on a January weekend,” Kronmiller explained. Read More »

Baja Guard combines off-road fun and made-in-USA

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(Jan. 31, 2017) — Luverne Truck Equipment, an American manufacturer of truck, SUV and work van accessories since 1963, has introduced a new grille guard made specifically for fun-loving, off-road-style pickups, the Baja Guard, a release from the company stated. Read More »

Roadabode releases Digital Marketing Study

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(Jan. 31, 2017) -- This second-in-the-series report takes an in-depth look at how RV parks and resorts are planning online marketing programs, utilizing digital marketing and social media channels, and measuring results. Read More »

David Gorin to be inducted into RV/MH Hall of Fame

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(Jan. 31, 2017) — David Gorin, a longtime lobbyist and campground industry consultant who helped establish the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds as voice of the North American campground industry, will be inducted into the RV and Manufactured Housing Hall of Fame. Read More »

Cummins threatened by Trump immigration ban

Cummins headquarters

(Jan. 31, 2017) -- Cummins spokesman Jon Mills declined to say how many H-1B workers his company has. Although the Brookings Institute found Columbus – mainly Cummins – had the second-most demand for H-1B visa workers of any American city, WBAA radio reported. Read More »

Wellhouse Leisure has best month ever

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(Jan. 31, 2017) — Wellhouse Leisure is celebrating a record-breaking start to 2017 after breaking all previous sales records in January, which proved to be its best month ever with almost 50 new camper vans sold, a release from the company stated. Read More »

Rules change for LP tank recertification

LP tanks PHMSA

(Jan. 31, 2017) -- This final rule incorporated longstanding Department of Transportation special permits into the hazardous materials regulations. As a result, cylinders must be requalified by proof pressure or volumetric expansion testing every 10 years instead of every seven or 12 years. Read More »

Forest River recalls 556 units for defective door weld

Product recall

(Jan. 31, 2017) -- The hinge pin may separate from the hinge plate, leading the side of the door to shift. This condition could cause the springs to lift off the hinged end of the door and could cause the top of the door to swing down with more force than normal, increasing the risk of personal injury, NHTSA explained. Read More »

Keystone recalls 1,651 RVs to replace placard

Product recall

(Jan. 31, 2017) -- The federal placard on the affected vehicles may have incorrect spare tire load range information. If the operator inflates the spare tire using the the federal certification label information, the tire may be over-inflated, increasing the risk of tire failure, NHTSA explained. Read More »

Canadian GDP rises 0.4% in November

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(Jan. 31, 2017) -- "Fourth quarter growth is expected to be restrained by a major drawdown in inventories that look likely to subtract almost 4 percentage points from the growth rate though this will be offset by solid consumer spending and strengthening net exports," said Ferley. Read More »