His eclectic style, passion to build the best and forward-thinking vision, were instrumental in growing the fledgling Country Camper, into Country Coach, one of the top four luxury motor coach manufacturers in the country employing more than 1,500 Lane County residents, his obituary noted.
Day: January 24, 2019
“We originally wanted to buy one, but after looking at all the other teardrop trailers, we actually decided to designed our own,” said Pillon. “We wanted a trailer we could hang out in. We also wanted to feel like we were outside.
Tom Dewalt describes his new company, Engagenetics, and how the firm helps dealers and independent salespeople strengthen their customer acquisition ability. Dewalt also talks about some tools his company uses help dealers reduce buyer’s remorse and improve service after the sale. He describes automation that is available to keep customers engaged and involved with the company.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — About 70 women from Sisters on the Fly made the trip to Florida to help with the ongoing hurricane cleanup.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — Randy Rusk said that when the display is complete it will include about 500 pieces. “I’ve been told I probably have the largest camper collection in the US … or maybe the world.”
(Jan. 24, 2019) — Just 26 percent of people correctly identified that water should be poured onto a campfire, with the other 74 percent thought that a fire should be extinguished by covering it with soil or sand.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — To prepare dealers for new heights in 2019, Statistical Surveys’ Jeff Jones will analyze the state of the trailer industry in 2018 for the first NATDA Dealership Performance Training webinar of the year.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — Though you probably know the Southwest for its desert landscape, you might be surprised by the many scenic lakes where you can go waterfront camping.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — In this video, I leave my campsite at Pinal West County Park south of Phoenix and take you along on a pair of short hikes. I hike into the lush Sonoran Desert environment along Interstate highway 8.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — Having a clean and organized RV is not only safer while barreling down the road at 65 miles an hour, but it will save frustration and headaches later on in a trip.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — While I don’t have much love for the city of Phoenix, we seem to end up there at least once a year when wintering in the southwest.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — Lippert Components launched the “Acts of Service” program in 2017 after searching for volunteer activities for their employees. The goal was for employees to reach 100,000 volunteer hours, which they met.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — Lippert Components has filed a lawsuit in Elkhart County against its former President Scott Mereness. The complaint alleges that Mereness used LCI’s confidential information to usurp a corporate opportunity.
“We get about 15,000 downloads a month, which to me seems great,’ said Ken Wiseman, who produces the RV Navigators podcast with his wife, Martha. “Because we have no marketing, no advertising, no promotional stuff at all – just word of mouth from people who listen all the time.”
Ken Walters, formerly the vice president of sales and product development of Jayco’s Motorhome Group, will assume additional responsibilities for Jayco’s towable divisions including Jayco, Starcraft and Highland Ridge.
Prior to joining Lance, Harris owned and operated Paul Harris RVs located in Eugene, Ore., He joined Lance in 2007 taking the position of national service manager.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — This year, it really should be called the ‘International RV Show’ because Bigfoot RV from Canada has joined forces with many other RV manufacturers. Bigfoot RV President Grant Bilodeau also plans to attend!
(Jan. 24, 2019) — The Conservation Fund, an environmental non-profit, has conveyed 778.5 acres owned by the Pickelsimer estate to the state, with the property becoming part of DuPont State Recreational Forest, likely in 2020, according to officials.
The Airstream Care app helps track maintenance, includes built-in checklists, keeps service records, and sends smart notifications. Additionally, Airstream Care integrates with Roadtrippers, a travel planning tool.
(Jan. 24, 2019) — A Boston-based company has designs on turning the former Sippewissett Campground & Cabins on Palmer Avenue into an upscale campsite offering customers a “glamorous camping” experience.