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Torklift to launch mystery product at SEMA

Torklift to launch mystery product at SEMA (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Torklift International invites customers and dealers to post guesses about what the new product could be on their Facebook page at Facebook.com/TorkliftUSA. A drawing will be held among the people who guess to award them one of the new items. Read More »

Neff Brothers RV featured on Podcast 30

Neff Brothers RV featured on Podcast 30 (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Episode 30 starts off with a brief description of the Workamper Rendezvous and the first-ever conference of the National RV Inspectors Association in Heber Springs, Ark. This week's guests are Bill and Ralph Neff, owners of Neff Brothers RV in Lorain, Ohio. The company, which specializes in RV rentals, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The Neff Brothers describe how they decided to get into the RV rental business and what they do to promote and manage their operation. Read More »

LKQ posts record sales in third quarter

LKQ posts record sales in third quarter (Oct. 30, 2014) -- LKQ Corporation, the grandparent of NTP-Stag and parent company of Keystone Automotive Operatons, today reported record revenue for the third quarter of 2014 of $1.72 billion, an increase of 32.6 percent as compared to $1.30 billion in the third quarter of 2013. Read More »

Airstream features San Francisco Giants coach

Airstream features San Francisco Giants coach (Oct. 30, 2014) -- “Tim is a perfect example of someone who has a passion for life and philanthropy that cannot be ignored," said Wheeler. "Whether on the road in his Airstream, coaching baseball or playing benefit concerts, his inspirational life embodies what it means to live riveted.” Read More »

Michael Rees to provide training at RVDA kick-off event

Michael Rees to provide training at RVDA kick-off event (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Rees will present, “Making an Impact: Customer Satisfaction in Fixed Operations,” which will underscore one of the main objectives of the society: to promote certification for the positive impact it has on consumer satisfaction. Read More »

Albuquerque dealer transforms online staff profiles

Albuquerque dealer transforms online staff profiles (Oct. 30, 2014) -- The entire staff at Rocky Mountain RV and Marine has been transformed for Halloween as their online profiles reflect a gruesome transformation, thanks to a crazy social media director. Read More »

Sika releases third quarter financials

Sika releases third quarter financials (Oct. 30, 2014) -- “We achieved further strong growth in the third quarter and, despite challenging market conditions worldwide, increased sales by over 11 percent and posted an above-average rise in net profit, said Jenisch. Read More »

Patrick Industries reports third quarter financial results

Patrick Industries reports third quarter financial results (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Patrick Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of building and component products for the RV, manufactured housing and industrial markets, today reported its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 28. Read More »

Spartan Motors reported earnings growth in third quarter

Spartan Motors reported earnings growth in third quarter (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Spartan Motors reported earnings growth in the third quarter of EPS of $0.09. Net sales increased 14.4 percent. Read More »

Axle factory in NE Indiana hiring at least 100

Axle factory in NE Indiana hiring at least 100 (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Dexter Axle, a company that makes heavy duty and RV axles, reported it expects to add at least 100 jobs at a northeastern Indiana factory. Read More »

PERC showcases propane technologies in video series

PERC showcases propane technologies in video series (Oct. 30, 2014) -- The Propane Education and Research Council released a series of videos highlighting companies that are developing and commercializing new propane technologies. Included in the video is Freightliner Custom Chassis. Read More »

U.S. GDP jumps 3.5 percent in third quarter

U.S. GDP jumps 3.5 percent in third quarter (Oct. 30, 2014) -- "Much of the upward surprise on headline third-quarter GDP growth reflected an unexpected 4.6 percent jump in government spending that alone accounted for 0.8 percentage points of overall GDP growth in the quarter," said Janzen. "Consumer spending growth slowed to 1.8 percent." Read More »

Go RVing Victory ad ran during World Series final

Go RVing Victory ad ran during World Series final (Oct. 30, 2014) -- Go RVing ran its 30-second “Victory” advertisement during Game 7 of the 2014 World Series, the RV Industry Association reported today. The spot, which features a family using their RV at their daughters’ soccer tournament, aired with the score 3-2 in the middle of the eighth inning. Read More »

Coast founder inducted into high school hall of fame

Coast founder inducted into high school hall of fame (Oct. 29, 2014) -- Shawano Community High School added three members to its athletic hall of fame as part of its homecoming festivities Saturday, including Tim McGuire, founder of Coast Distribution, the Shawano Leader reported. Read More »

Gulf Stream hosts successful dealer meeting in Mexico

Gulf Stream hosts successful dealer meeting in Mexico (Oct. 29, 2014) -- “We have always gained great benefits from dealer meetings like this, where the setting fosters new ideas, innovations, and improvements in the way we support and do business with all our dealers," said Shea. Read More »