News briefs for April 16, 2019

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Faludy to direct strategic development for Lippert Components

Lippert Components announced today that Tom Faludy has been promoted to vice president of global growth and strategic development.

Faludy has served as a senior consultant and strategic advisor for LCI over the last five years.

In his new position, Faludy will work alongside LCI’s corporate leadership and acquisition teams to establish and execute long-term acquisition strategies, domestically, but also internationally.

He will also help guide the company’s global growth efforts in the aftermarket channels that the LCI and Taylor Made brands serve.

REV Group adds staff to bolster dealer support

REV Recreation Group added a training manager and several zone service administrators to aid its dealer network.

The zone field service administrators are positioned throughout the United States to make periodic visits to dealers to ensure dealers and consumers are taken care of after the sale.

Suzy Fletcher joins REV RV Group as the sales training manager, and will build a team of training staff to assist sales in training and RV show support.

Flexsteel partners with Revolution Fabrics

Furniture maker Flexsteel Industries is extending its partnership with Revolution Fabrics to offer a new slipcover program, Home Textiles Today reported.

As a part of the new program, Flexsteel introduced two sofas, one larger scale and one in a more casual style.

The sofas’ upholstery can be mixed and matched with the same six fabric color options available in the slipcovers.

More information is available at www.hometextilestoday.com.

Torklift partners with Genesis Supreme RV

Torklift International is partnering with Genesis Supreme RV, a California-based toy-hauler manufacturer which is offering the GlowStep Revolution on a selection of their units.

The GlowStep Revolution is an RV step that stores under the RV entryway with no loss of ground clearance. It features a multi-link hinge design that adjustably extends to accommodate tight space constraints so it doesn’t matter how close people park to structures, trees, service bays or inside of a storage facility.

It offers seven inches of elevation adjustment at the top and bottom of the step to accommodate uneven terrain.

Historic Stonewall Motor Lodge to open RV spaces June 3

Stonewall Motor Lodge will open for business June 3 with 12 newly-renovated rooms and five RV spaces with full hookups.

Originally built in 1964 to house the U.S. Secret Service and press corp when Lyndon Johnson became pPresident, Stonewall Motor Lodge is located along the Hwy. 290 Wine Trail between Fredericksburg and Johnson City. It is less than 15 minutes away from more than 50 wineries, distilleries and breweries.

For more information, visit stonewallmotorlodge.com

Lance Camper training videos to feature Lippert, HappiJac products

Lance Camper has partnered with Lippert Components/HappiJac to produce two training videos.

The first and longer of the two is an educational overview on the operation and function of the jack system while the second is a short high-level feature advantage benefit style introduction to the HappiJac electric jacks featured on Lance Campers.

The content will be distributed through Lance’s social channels and serve as both an introduction to the nuances of loading and unloading a truck camper for prospective customers as well as a source for owners to learn more about the operation.

Darby Communications to provide PR services for 360 Adventure Collective

360 Adventure Collective has chosen Darby Communications as its public relations agency of record.

Through the partnership, Darby Communications will work to amplify 360 Adventure Collective’s latest news and shows with key retailers, reps, and brands within the outdoor, fitness, active lifestyle, and winter sport industries.

The collective supports sales reps along the East Coast with smaller, more conveniently located expos that maximize connections between retailers and vendors, the release noted.

To learn more about 360 Adventure Collective, visit 360adventurecollective.org or email Dan Arnett at dan@darbycommunications.com.

Greg Gerber

Greg Gerber

A journalist who has covered the recreation vehicle industry since January 2000, Greg Gerber founded RV Daily Report on April Fool's Day in 2009. He also serves as the editor of the publication and website. As an Eagle Scout, he has enjoyed camping for decades and has visited every state except Hawaii. A DODO -- Dad of Daughters Only -- to three young women, he has two grandchildren as well. He currently splits his time between Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona. Greg can be reached at editor@rvdailyreport.com.

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