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ARVC’s Marcia Galvin and Seacoast RV’s Linda Mailhot on Podcast 024

ARVC’s Marcia Galvin and Seacoast RV’s Linda Mailhot on Podcast 024 (Sept. 29, 2014) -- This episode of RV Industry News features interviews with two women working in the RV industry. The first segment features Marcia Galvin, with Normandy Farms Campground in Foxborough, Mass., who is also the chairman of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds. The second segment features Linda Mailhot, the co-owner of Seacoast RV in Saco, Maine, which is one of the largest park model dealerships in the nation specializing in mobile RV repair service. Read More »

Fleetwood sees 40 percent sales increase at Hershey

Fleetwood sees 40 percent sales increase at Hershey (Sept. 19, 2014) -- Fleetwood RV continues to experience solid growth in 2014, the company reported today. Rolling out new floorplans, introducing new products, and increasing features for consumers has contributed to the increased boost in sales company-wide, particularly with the Class-A product line-up. Read More »

Slalom course offered at California RV Show

Slalom course offered at California RV Show (Sept. 19, 2014) -- Slaloming in a sports car, on snow or in the water is a blast and can be quite a challenge. But if you’ve ever wanted to know how an Airstream trailer handles a slalom course, you can take up the challenge at the 2014 California RV Show in Pomona at the Fairplex, Gate 9, Oct. 10 to 19. Read More »

VIDEO: Lemonis on how to be a philanthropist

(Sept. 19, 2014) -- Businessman Marcus Lemonis describes how to give of yourself, beyond writing checks and buying girl scout cookies. Read More »

Lance Camper to display at Sands Sports Supershow

Lance Camper to display at Sands Sports Supershow (Sept. 19, 2014) -- Lance announce today it will be displaying examples of its complete product line up at this year’s Sand Sports Super Show, which runs Sept. 19 to 21 at the Orange County Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. Read More »

Little Guy relaunches myPod

Little Guy relaunches myPod (Sept. 19, 2014) -- The new MyPod line was recently launched by Little Guy in Massillon, Ohio. The teardrop trailer's design uses an aluminum frame and pure fiberglass body, with the Basic model tipping the scale south of a mere 450lbs. Read More »

Postle Aluminum to build plant in Cassopolis, Mich.

Postle Aluminum to build plant in Cassopolis, Mich. (Sept. 19, 2014) -- The $8 million dollar expansion in plant and equipment is located on 4 acres next to an existing campus. The plant will be 60,000 square feet in size and will add 40 new jobs to the company's existing work force. Read More »

Blue Ox announces five staff promotions

Blue Ox announces five staff promotions (Sept. 19, 2014) -- "These important staff members have all contributed to the strength of our products in the marketplace and to the financial growth of our company, and I'm confident they will excel even more as they take on their new responsibilities," she added. Read More »

Canadian inflation rate jumps to 2.1 percent

Canadian inflation rate jumps to 2.1 percent (Sept. 19, 2014) -- "Other data point to the economy posting another above-potential gain in the third quarter of 2014 with this week’s report on manufacturing sales showing a substantive increase in July that tees up for a solid rise in real GDP," she explained. Read More »

Pacific Coachworks launches new Pacifica fifth wheel

Pacific Coachworks launches new Pacifica fifth wheel (Sept. 18, 2014) -- The new Pacifica offers high-end standard features such as the entertainment center with a 50-inch TV, taller slideouts with more interior height, residential style kitchen including full-length overhead cabinets, and a walk-in pantry and etched glass with LED back lighting. Read More »

SBA, SEC work to help small business raise capital

SBA, SEC work to help small business raise capital (Sept. 18, 2014) -- The JOBS Act events are intended for existing and aspiring small businesses, including minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned small businesses to learn about opportunities to raise capital under the JOBS Act. Read More »

SEMA wins grant to increase aftermarket exports

SEMA wins grant to increase aftermarket exports (Sept. 18, 2014) -- SEMA, the trade organization representing the $33 billion automotive specialty equipment market, has been awarded part of a $2.2 million federal grant to expand exports of automotive aftermarket products into foreign markets including Russia, the United Arab Emirates and China. Read More »

Fleetwood debuts new Class A gas model in Elkhart

Fleetwood debuts new Class A gas model in Elkhart (Sept. 18, 2014) -- The Flair is packed with features, such as: segment exclusive bus-style, side-swing aluminum baggage doors, LED front headlight accents, 4 color full body paint, power LED awning, standard exterior TV, and European hidden hinges on cabinetry. Read More »

Neff Brothers RV celebrates tenth anniversary

(Sept. 18, 2014) -- Neff Brothers RV in Northeast Ohio, are celebrating 10 years in business. The two brothers who started a small business now have 35 RVs and trailers for rent, 10 full-time employees, a 9,000-sq-ft facility and a RV and camping supply store. Read More »

Negotiating at the Elkhart RV Open House

(Sept. 18, 2014) -- Negotiations are taking place at the Elkhart Open House this week. It is a time for RV makers to enterain dealers and encourage them to place next year's orders earlier to give factories more work during a slow time of year. In exchange, the manufacturers offer dealers discounts. Read More »