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Keystone launches new NTP-Stag logo

Keystone launches new NTP-Stag logo (Oct. 22, 2014) -- “We will begin integrating this new design into all printed materials, digital communications, event messaging and advertising within the broader RV industry to reinforce the desire to create unity between our companies,” Donnelly added. Read More »

TriMas completes acquisition of Allfast Fastening Systems

TriMas completes acquisition of Allfast Fastening Systems (Oct. 22, 2014) -- TriMas has completed its acquisition of Allfast Fastening Systems for approximately $360 million. The transaction closed on Oct. 17, at which time Allfast became part of the company’s Aerospace segment. Read More »

RVIA sets date for 2015 annual meeting

RVIA sets date for 2015 annual meeting (Oct. 22, 2014) -- “This year’s event will feature a combination of committee meetings, seminars, presentations and networking events that will provide information and ideas to help members plan for 2015 and beyond," said Coon. Read More »

Lemonis: his investing succeses and regrets

(Oct. 22, 2014) -- In the following interview, Lemonis talks about lessons he learned from last season, how he handles family dynamics in small businesses, which of his investments he most regrets and more. Read More »

California RV Show marked by strong sales, crowds

California RV Show marked by strong sales, crowds (Oct. 22, 2014) -- Total attendance at the 10-day retail event was 33,269 attendees, a 15 percent jump over the 28,894 attendees last year. Exhibit space totaled 800,000 square feet with more than 1,200 RVs on display. Read More »

Cummins announces free QuickServe app

Cummins announces free QuickServe app (Oct. 22, 2014) -- Cummins today announced that it has released a free QuickServe Online (QSOL) mobile app for Apple iOS devices. The QSOL mobile app provides easy, on- the-go access to Cummins part options, parts catalogs and engine dataplate information for 15 million Cummins Engine Serial Numbers. Read More »

Dixie RV breaks ground for new location

Dixie RV breaks ground for new location (Oct. 22, 2014) -- Dixie RV held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new RV dealership location Oct. 20. The new location will boast 14.5 acres with a 20,500-square-foot, two-story sales building and a 16,000-square-foot single-story service building with 14 service bays. Read More »

Keystone RV to offer tech training scholarships

Keystone RV to offer tech training scholarships (Oct. 22, 2014) -- “This is the second year we have made this generous scholarship program available to our dealer service staff partners," said Mast. "We believe strongly that technician certification is one of the key drivers of customer satisfaction and is very important to the long-term success of our industry." Read More »

Prayer breakfast speaker was Delta Force commander

Prayer breakfast speaker was Delta Force commander (Oct. 22, 2014) -- "It is the greatest disappointment of my professional career because we didn't bring home 53 Americans," said Boykin. However, he said his faith was strengthened during the mission to rescue the Iranian hostages. "Not one man who stood with us in the desert and pleaded for God to go with us was killed or even injured that night." Read More »

ASA hires Jannie Slone as PR, marketing specialist

ASA hires Jannie Slone as PR, marketing specialist (Oct. 22, 2014) -- “We are excited to have Jannie on our team. Her background in digital marketing is going to be a valuable asset to our team as we continue to expand our marketing mix as well as embrace current technology trends,” said Pletcher. Read More »

Should you lend money to an employee?

Should you lend money to an employee? (Oct. 22, 2014) -- From time to time, an employee going through a rough financial patch may turn to an employer for help. But lending money to an employee should only be done after considering all the issues, the Small Business Administration reported. Read More »

Madison RV gifts pink Winnebago to cancer foundation

Madison RV gifts pink Winnebago to cancer foundation (Oct. 22, 2014) -- Marty and Kathy Shea, owners of Madison RV in Madison, Ala., gifted a pink Winnebago Minnie travel trailer to the Liz Hurley Foundation. Hurley is a breast cancer survivor who has raised more than $3 million in funding research and expanding awareness. Read More »

Tiffin Motorhomes to sponsor lunch at RVDA expo

Tiffin Motorhomes to sponsor lunch at RVDA expo (Oct. 22, 2014) -- The RV Dealers Association today recognized Tiffin Motorhomes for sponsoring lunch in the expo during the 2014 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo, which takes place Nov. 10-14 at Bally’s on the Las Vegas Strip. Read More »

SEMA Show to host Battle of the Builders

SEMA Show to host Battle of the Builders (Oct. 22, 2014) -- The competition is the foundation for a nationwide television special that will be filmed at the inaugural SEMA Ignited, an event taking place after the trade-only SEMA Show closes Nov. 7 from 4 to 10 p.m. Read More »

Only 31% say now is a good time to find a job

Only 31% say now is a good time to find a job (Oct. 22, 2014) -- The percentage of U.S. adults who say it is a good time to find a job remains at one of the highest levels measured since the 2008 financial crisis. Although the 31 percent of Americans with positive views on quality job prospects is low on an absolute basis, it is on par with readings in the early 2000s. Read More »