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United Shade announces personnel changes

United Shade announces personnel changes (Aug. 4, 2013) -- Gregg Eash was appointed as the new RV/OEM sales manager. Current OEM sales manager, Tina Sharkey, will assume a new position dedicated to expanding the United Shade aftermarket program. Julie Hunt will be charged with responsibility for all information technology and data control processes. Read More »

RV/MH Hall of Fame inducts 10 new honorees

RV/MH Hall of Fame inducts 10 new honorees (Aug. 4, 2015) -- The class of 2015 was inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame last night in Elkhart, Indiana, in a gala ceremony before nearly 350 family members, friends, and colleagues from across the country. Read More »

Drew Industries reports 2Q net income of $20.9 million

Drew Industries reports 2Q net income of $20.9 million (Aug. 4, 2015) — Drew Industries Incorporated today reported net income of $20.9 million, or 85 cents per diluted share, for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015, compared to net income of $18.6 million, or 77 cents per diluted share, for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Read More »

TriMas Corporation reports second quarter results

TriMas Corporation reports second quarter results (Aug. 4, 2015) -- TriMas Corporation reported second quarter net sales from continuing operations of $224.9 million, a slight increase as compared to second quarter 2014. Read More »

LCI adds Powerheart G5 AEDs to health/safety program

LCI adds Powerheart G5 AEDs to health/safety program (Aug. 4, 2015) — Cardiac Science announced the sale of 25 Powerheart G5 automated external defibrillators to Lippert Components, Inc. The Powerheart G5 is the newest AED from Cardiac Science. It is the first FDA-cleared AED to offer a combination of automatic shock delivery, variable escalating energy, and rapid shock times. Read More »

Lance adds new videos to series

Lance adds new videos to series (Aug. 4, 2015) — Lance Camper Mfg. Corp. has added two new videos to their recently launched series “Discovering The Lance Difference: A Video Series.” The latest highlight two key features, their new Bluetooth compatible audio system by Jensen that is standard and the available “Bed-Maid” system, a Lance exclusive. Read More »

Michigan dealer Ike Hamilton passes away

Michigan dealer Ike Hamilton passes away (Aug. 4, 2015) -- Funeral services will be held Thursday for Loran "Ike" Hamilton, former board member of the Michigan Association of RVs and Camping, and former owner of Hamilton's RV Center in Saginaw, the association announced today. Read More »

IDS announces Roeder as director of sales

IDS announces Roeder as director of sales (Aug. 3, 2015) — “We are really excited to have Tom join us and lead the sales team as we continue to work to improve our effort to service the market and our customers better,” said Raynor. “Tom’s customer-centric demeanor and proven success is a welcomed addition to the team.” Read More »

Lazydays partners with University of Florida

Lazydays partners with University of Florida (Aug. 3, 2015) — Lazydays announced it has partnered with the University of Florida Gators. Lazydays and the University of Florida Gators will both benefit from joint game day presence and several promotional commitments throughout their partnership, the organizations announced in a press release. Read More »

NATM achieves ISO 17020:2012 accreditation

NATM achieves ISO 17020:2012 accreditation (Aug. 3, 2015) — The National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM), announced that it was granted a Certificate of Accreditation as an inspection body in accordance with ISO 17020:2012, the international standard for the competence of inspection bodies. Read More »

RV Camping Connect offers complimentary training

RV Camping Connect offers complimentary training (Aug. 3, 2015) — RV dealerships interested in learning more about how to proactively manage, protect and monetize their reputation may register now for RV Camping Connects free training, “12 Surefire Ways to Protect Your RV Camping Business Reputation.” Read More »

Grand Design appoints McKibben to sales team

Grand Design appoints McKibben to sales team (Aug. 3, 2015) -- In his role as Grand Design regional sales manager, McKibben will be responsible for sales of the Solitude and Momentum fifth wheel product lines in the north central United States and Canada. Read More »

300 RV dealers nominated for Top 50 award

300 RV dealers nominated for Top 50 award (Aug. 3, 2015) -- “Since reintroducing the program last year, we’ve been amazed at the warm reception it’s received from dealers in general,” said Goldenberg. “Almost every day, we see the RV Business Top 50 dealer logos on websites, e-mails, retail show promotions, lapel pins and advertising." Read More »

Happy campers find new approach to the outdoors

(Aug. 3, 2015) -- Even nature-lovers complain there are too many bugs and too few bathrooms. But some US entrepreneurs said there is a niche for a new kind of holistic holiday, writes Teri Schultz from Oregon. Read More »

Consumer spending flat in July

Consumer spending flat in July (Aug. 3, 2015) -- Americans' daily self-reports of spending averaged $91 in July, similar to June and essentially unchanged from monthly figures since April. The latest spending average is slightly lower than the average in July 2014, but higher than every other average for July since 2009. Read More »
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