Thetford Corp.’s new Porta-Potti Curve portable toilet received the inaugural Recreational Vehicle Aftermarket Association (RVAA) Product-of-the-Year Award, according to a press release. It was announced at the 2012 RVAA Executive Conference in Chicago, Ill., on August 22.
The all-new Curve has a sleek, modern and homelike appearance. It also features a comfortable seat height, battery-powered flush, convenient level gauges and an integrated toilet tissue holder.
All RVAA-member suppliers were encouraged to participate in the Product-of-the-Year Award program. A total of 27 products, ranging from chemicals to tow-related items, were submitted for entry and judged by a select panel of dealers and distributors.
“Thetford is proud to be recognized for this new innovation,” said Andy Bialorucki, director of marketing for Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Thetford. “We’re especially pleased and honored to receive this award because it was selected by dealers and distributors.”
Winning an award is nothing new to the Curve, which now has been internationally honored four times since its release earlier this year. It represents the next generation of portable toilets that Thetford, which first introduced the original Porta-Potti in 1968, has produced.
The Product-of-the-Year Award was created by RVAA’s Member Benefits Committee this year. It allows supplier members to showcase and earn recognition for the many great new aftermarket products that are annually introduced into the marketplace.