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Alberta-based RV City Initiating Expansion Plans

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The old Frontier Honda sign letters lay by the side of the building. Soon, new signage will go up as RV City works on the first of three phases of expansion in Morinville, Alberta, Canada. The Morinville News reported that co-owner Ross Hodgins said the decision to relocate his Honda dealership was largely Honda-driven as the company is looking to increase their urban presence with more destination dealerships. But the departing of one facet of his business has allowed for an opportunity in another.... Read more

United Shade Makes Strategic Personnel Moves

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Gregg Eash United Shade has named a new OEM sales manager while creating new positions to further expand its aftermarket sales opportunities and to enhance operational control of its wide-ranging product lines. According to a press release changes include: • United Shade General Manager Bob Keller announced the addition of Gregg Eash as its new RV/OEM sales manager. Eash was formerly associated with Dicor Corp.’s Alta Resources Division, which was divested by Dicor in 2010. Eash has 17 years... Read more

‘Fit RV’ Bloggers Contributing to WinnebaGoLife

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James and Stef Adinaro WinnebaGoLife announced that fitness experts James and Stef Adinaro of “the Fit RV” will be new contributors. Known for encouraging a more healthful and active RV lifestyle, the Adinaros provide workouts, fit tips, recipes, RV tips and reviews at http://www.thefitrv.com/. As new owners of a Winnebago Travato, the Adinaros will now deliver the same quality posts related to RV and fitness inspiration on GoLife. “The Adinaros represent the new face of RVing: active,... Read more

TriMas Sees Slight 2Q Sales Gain; Income Down

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TriMas Corp. today announced (Aug. 4) a slight increase in sales for continuing operations for its second quarter, ended June 30, at $224.9 million compared to $224.7 million the previous year. Second-quarter income from continuing operations attributable to TriMas Corp. was $8.5 million, or 19 cents per diluted share, as compared to income of $14.4 million, or 32 cents per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2014. Excluding special items, second quarter 2015 diluted earnings per share from... Read more

SLIDESHOW 2: 3500 Enjoy FMCA 92nd Reunion

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Today’s slideshow offers a walking tour of the recently completed Family Motor Coach Association’s (FMCA) 92nd Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase. About 3,500 people and 1,400 motorhomes descended upon Madison, Wis., for the event, dubbed “Escape to Wisconsin,” held at the Alliant Energy Center.  Read More →

Surging Pickup Demand Testing New EPA Rules

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Car makers are facing a conundrum as buyers are rushing to purchase bigger vehicles even as auto companies face steeper requirements for increasing fuel economy. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, the development is evident in U.S. auto sales, which powered forward again last month as consumers bought trucks and sport-utility vehicles and abandoned fuel-efficient vehicles, according to results released Monday (Aug. 3). Industry sales rose 5.3% to 1.51 million vehicles in July and are on pace... Read more

SLIDESHOW 1: Hall of Fame Inducts Class of ’15

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Today’s slideshow offers a look at Monday (Aug. 3) night’s RV/MH Hall of Fame Class of 2105 Induction Dinner held at the Hall’s facility in Elkhart, Ind. The class includes: Bert V. Alanko, MBA Insurance; Patrica A. Fiederer, Latham Oneota Homes; Sherman Goldenberg, RVBusiness Magazine; Paul E. Hanser, HWH Corp.; Jerry W. James, Franklin Homes Inc.; Joe Kelly, Iowa Manufactured Housing Association; Richard A. Mendlen, Manufactured Housing: Marlene A. Sine, Marlene Sine & Associates... Read more

Strong RV Revenue, Acquisitions Boost Drew 2Q

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Drew Industries Inc., parent to key supplier Lippert Components Inc., today (Aug. 4) reported record revenue for its second quarter behind by strong RV segment performance, boosted by a series of RV-related acquisitions in 2014 and the first half of 2015. Consolidated net sales in the second quarter, ended June 30, increased to $362 million, 13% higher than the 2014 second quarter. This growth in consolidated net sales primarily resulted from a 14% increase in net sales of Drew’s RV segment... Read more

Rob McKibben Named as Grand Design RV RSM

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Rob McKibben Grand Design RV Co. announced the addition of Rob McKibben to its sales team as a regional sales manager. According to a press release, McKibben will be responsible for sales of the Solitude and Momentum fifth-wheel product lines in the North Central United States and Canada. “With several years of RV wholesale experience, Rob will be a great addition to the Grand Design sales team and a valuable asset to our Grand Design dealers,” stated General Manager Nate Goldenberg. “Not... Read more

Boring-Smith Plans ‘Open House’ At RV/MH Hall

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Boring-Smith announced that the company is hosting an industry trade show on Aug. 19 from 3-7 p.m. at the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind. More than 50 manufacturers will be present displaying their products and answering questions on sealants, adhesives, MMAs, foam, tapes, plant lighting, power tools, welding, fans, bits, blades, abrasives, wipers, safety signage, matting, hearing protection, eyewear, gloves, first aid and more. Activities include a 3M NASCAR Simulator, 3M, DeWalt & Stanley... Read more

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