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Podcast 109: Cedar Mountain RVI and Wi-Fi

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(Sept. 23, 2016) -- Wayne Hulit, the president of Cedar Mountain RVI, a company in Virginia that provides RV inspections and reps RV Armor and Truma water heaters as well. But, Cedar Mountain is also heavily involved in bringing a new Wi-Fi solution to the outdoor hospitality industry. He describes his partnership with Sigmawifi, a New Hampshire firm that is working with campground and RV park owners to improve signal strength at their facilities. Hulit touches on equipment that campground owners and RV owners alike can use to improve the Wi-Fi experience. He also touches on why RV dealerships should be paying more attention to improving Wi-Fi in RVs they sell. Read More »

Annual California RV Show set for Oct. 7- 16

(Sept. 23, 2016) — Covering one million square feet, the 64th Annual California RV Show is sure to fuel the passions of just about every RV enthusiast with rows and rows of new RVs from 47 manufacturers and 34 California dealers. Read More »

LCI hires new regional aftermarket sales manager


(Sept. 23, 2016) — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI) recently hired Ben Dvorak as regional sales manager for the southern territory. Based in Dallas, Texas, Dvorak will manager aftermarket sales throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Louisiana and Arkansas. Read More »

Every Kid in a Park event draws top officials


(Sept. 23, 2016) -- Seventy-five Virginia fourth graders had the morning of a lifetime today, as they participated in fishing, boating, conservation and STEM activities at Jones Point Park in Old Town Alexandria, the American Recreation Coalition reported. Read More »

King donates obsolete parts to community college


(Sept. 23, 2016) — King recently made a donation to the robotics program at a community and technical college in Northwestern Minnesota. Earlier this month, King donated several pallets of parts used for past products, prototyping and product development to the Robotics Program at Northland Community and Technical College. Read More »

Trail Ridge announces QuickVu Digital


(Sept. 23, 2016) — Trail Ridge Technologies announced QuickVu Digital, a digital wireless after-market rearview camera that can be installed by the owner or dealership to cars, trucks and trailers to enable drivers to see behind their vehicle. Read More »

Atlanta goes outside with SylvanSport

SylvanSport logo June 2015

(Sept. 23, 2016) — With the leaves turning and air cooling, outdoor lovers everywhere are gearing up for autumn adventures, SylvanSport reported in a press release. SylvanSport is expanding its dealer network in Norcross, Ga. Read More »

RV Pro: Small RV makers report great open house

(Sept. 23, 2016) -- “We sold everything we brought with us by noon Tuesday,” Dustin Johns, Travel Lite president, told RV Pro, adding that for the entire event, Travel Lite sold double the number of units of any prior open house. Read More »

Campers Inn plans to relocate headquarters

Campers Inn

(Sept. 23, 2016) -- The company would relocate from New Hampshire, and is considering either Jacksonville or Charlotte, N.C. It is expected that 22 headquarters staffers would move to an office in Northwest Jacksonville by June 30, 2019, under the deal, WOKV-TV reported. Read More »

Bill seeks to protect online reviewers, websites

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(Sept. 23, 2016) -- Sometimes, companies may include “gag orders” in their contracts, which are designed to prevent customers from commenting on poor experiences, putting those users under threat of a lawsuit or fine if they even try to complain. Read More »

Erwin Hymer North America welcomes Hymer family


(Sept. 22, 2016) — Erwin Hymer Group North America welcomed Carolin and Christian Hymer to their Kitchener, Ontario manufacturing plant last week. Erwin Hymer Group stopped by to see first-hand the North American head office of their family run business. Read More »