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RV dealer Larry McClain died today

RV dealer Larry McClain died today (Feb. 27, 2015) -- RV/MH Hall of Fame RV dealer Larry McClain died this morning in his sleep, RV Daily Report has learned. He served two terms as president of the RV Dealers Association and 32 years on the board of directors. Read More »

GE CEO speaks to RV industry leaders in Elkhart

GE CEO speaks to RV industry leaders in Elkhart (Feb. 27, 2015) -- “It’s great to see the industry doing as well as it’s doing right now,” Immelt said. "You have a situation that’s quite good for your business because the economy is getting better and gas prices are getting cheaper. If there’s anything that helps the recreational industry, it’s those two things.” Read More »

TriMas to present at the J.P. Morgan Conference

TriMas to present at the J.P. Morgan Conference (Feb. 27, 2015) -- TriMas Corporation today announced that TriMas management is scheduled to present at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference on Tuesday, March 3 at 11 a.m. in New York City. Read More »

Equine Motorcoach adds Equine RV to transport products

Equine Motorcoach adds Equine RV to transport products (Feb. 27, 2015) — Equine Motorcoach, the all-in-one RV and horse transport company, has added another transport to its product line. The Equine RV has a tow capacity of 30,000 pounds and can sleep up to seven people. Read More »

Patrick Industries director sells 5,000 shares of stock

Patrick Industries director sells 5,000 shares of stock (Feb. 27, 2015) -- Patrick Industries Director Walter E. Wells sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock on Monday, Feb. 23 for a total of $293,500.00. Read More »

Johnson Outdoors announces cash dividend

Johnson Outdoors announces cash dividend (Feb. 27, 2015) -- Johnson Outdoors today announced approval by the board of directors of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.075 per Class A share and $0.068 per Class B share. Read More »

After years of declines, RV sales are on the rise

(Feb. 27, 2015) -- According to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association, manufacturers were shipping almost 400,000 units a year to dealers back in 2005 and 2006. By 2009, that number had fallen by more than half. Now, sales have grown steadily each year. Read More »

Fourth quarter GDP revised 0.4 percent lower

Fourth quarter GDP revised 0.4 percent lower (Feb. 27, 2015) -- "The downward revision to GDP growth to a rate closer to the economy’s long-run average, or potential, rate was disappointing; however, the revision can be more than accounted for by a smaller build in inventories that has positive implications for production going forward," said Ferley. Read More »

Patrick Industries chief financial officer sells 8,067 shares

Patrick Industries chief financial officer sells 8,067 shares (Feb. 27, 2015) -- Patrick Industries chief financial officer Andy L. Nemeth sold 8,067 shares of the stock on Tuesday, Feb. 24, for a total of $468,692.70. Read More »

Brent McMahon joins hemp oil sales company

Brent McMahon joins hemp oil sales company (Feb. 26, 2015) -- “I am extremely excited to have GreenLife join forces with Mountain High to accelerate the growth and development of our already established CBD hemp oil nutraceutical business," said McMahon. Read More »

January RV shipments off to fast start, up 12%

January RV shipments off to fast start, up 12% (Feb. 26, 2015) -- Total RV shipments to dealers in January totaled 28,494 units, which was 11.9 greater than this same month last year and the largest January total in nine years, the RV Industry Association reported today. Read More »

TriMas has record fourth quarter sales

TriMas has record fourth quarter sales (Feb. 26, 2015) -- TriMas reported record fourth quarter net sales of $350.6 million, up 9.5 percent year-over-year. The company had fourth quarter net income of $2.7 million, down from $6.0 million in the same period last year. Read More »

Cummins expands service network to 500 locations

Cummins expands service network to 500 locations (Feb. 26, 2015) -- Due to the increase of engines, Cummins will expand its support and service network to around 500 distributor and dealer locations in North America by the end of 2015. Read More »

Camping made easy with YouniQue Adventures

(Feb. 26, 2015) -- Warmer weather will coincide with the opening of new business Younique Adventures Camper Rentals located in Storm Lake, Iowa. It is scheduled to open April 1. Read More »

Patrick Industries director sells 2,000 shares

Patrick Industries director sells 2,000 shares (Feb. 26, 2015) -- Patrick Industries Director Larry D. Renbarger sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock on Tuesday, Feb. 24 for a total of $116,000. Read More »