(July 13, 2017) It might come as no surprise then to manufacturers in the RV industry, calling Indiana home, that a new report names the state of Indiana as one of the better states to do business in. Indiana is 14th on CNBC’s 2017 “America’s Top States for Business” list, which ranks each state on metrics such as the workforce and the cost of doing business.
Day: July 13, 2017
(July 13, 2017) — Intellitec Products, a leader in electrical controls for the RV, specialty vehicle, and marine markets, has named Ned Schiff as its new president. Schiff was hired as a consultant to analyze Intellitec’s business and develop a strategic plan for profitable growth, reports a company press release.
(July 13, 2017) — Pala RV Resort will offer its guests a Prehistoric Party, Friday and Saturday, September 8-9, that will award guests fun prizes for the Best Costume, Longest Stone Throw, Best Cave Drawing and the Best Decorated Site.
(July 13, 2017) — With demand peaking for its GO “adventure camper,” SylvanSport is well underway with the next phase of a methodical growth plan as the builder transitions from niche player to securing market share in the crowded lightweight towable space, reports RV Business.
(July 13, 2017) — REV Group and Meritor announced a new standard supplier agreement. Under the terms of the three-year agreement, REV Group will equip its bus, fire and specialty vehicles with Meritor’s fully dressed axle assemblies.
(July 13, 2017) — Twenty regional bands, including several from the Beaver Valley, will entertain Friday and Saturday at the fifth annual Band Jam Grass Roots Music Festival at Cooper’s Lake Campground, in Butler County.
(July 13, 2017) — A staff member at the Delagoon park camping grounds contacted the Fergus Falls Police Department on Monday morning to report a money box which had been taken over the weekend.
(July 13, 2017) — One man has a warning about the scams that may target you as you start planning your family adventure.
(July 13, 2017) — This week’s podcast guest is Simon Bailey, a former sales director for the Disney Institute and the author of seven books, including Shift to Brilliance. He has identified some interesting trends when it comes to customer service that will interest RV dealers and campground owners alike.
(July 13, 2017) — Representatives from Guardian’s Custom Glass Solutions are positioned at Booth 424. Visitors are encouraged to stop by the Guardian booth and learn why it’s important to demand original equipment replacement windshields.
(July 13, 2017) — Elkhart County’s percentages are both above the national average for risk of automation and offshoring. The average county’s automation risk is 57.31 percent and its risk of offshoring is 27.74 percent, according to the study.
(July 13, 2017) — For many automakers, the fact that consumers are snapping up high-margin SUVs and crossovers instead of less-expensive sedans has been a boon to their bottom lines. U.S. light-truck sales rose 4.7 percent in the first half of the year, setting records in every month except April and heading toward a total for the year of more than 11 million.
(July 13, 2017) — With the increase in the percentage of younger campers, an additional surging trend that can currently be seen in the RV industry is the number of owners and consumers who are searching for, and requesting information on “green RVs,” writes blogger Krista Atkins Nutter for Green Cincinnati News.
(July 13, 2017) — What’s impressive to Randy Sobel, president of Sobel University, is not the quantity of students attending but the quality. Dealers are doing a better job hiring top quality people to serve their customers. This combined with training is driving RV sales to new heights.
(July 13, 2017) — Cummins announced that its board has approved an increase in its quarterly cash dividend on common stock to $1.08 per share from the earlier payout of $1.025 per share.
(July 13, 2017) — Get ready Montreal, because one of the coolest and most original events you’ve ever attended will be taking place this summer at the Jardinerie of the Olympic Stadium.
(July 13, 2017) — Camping illegally in Banff National Park cost several people $400 each after they pleaded guilty in provincial court to breaching the National Parks Act earlier this year.
(July 13, 2017) — Justin Dineen, owner and operator of Ellicottville Yurts and Recreation, thinks the answer to his longtime dream of owning a campground is yurts.
(July 13, 2017) — Evelyn M. Foltz, 99, who established Pride Valley Campground recreation facility north of Malvern in Brown Township, died Friday.
(July 13, 2017) — Campers that were evacuated during the Whittier Fire can now return to the Cachuma Lake campgrounds and retrieve their belongings.