Top

Go RVing Will Be Showcased on Food Channel

May 18, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

The Go RVing campaign is showcasing RVs with key audiences through a partnership with “The Kitchen” on Food Network. RV Today Express reported that in the episode, filmed in front of a fifth-wheel made by Prime Time Manufacturing, the hosts show viewers how to elevate their camping experience with two fun recipes. “One reason people love RVing is the ability to make their own food in the onboard kitchen, or outside at the campsite,” said Vice President of Go RVing Karen Redfern.... Read more

MITO Corp. Garners ISO 9001:2015 Certification

May 18, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

MITO Corp., a distributor safety, entertainment and convenience electronics to the automotive, RV, marine, bus and transit Industry, has been upgraded and certified to be registered to the latest Quality Management System of ISO 9001:2015 within the scope of a wholesale distributor of standard and customized electronics and aftermarket products.  According to a press release, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 is the most current standard of certification and... Read more

Reyco Granning Introduces ComfortMaster Line

May 18, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Reyco Granning has introduced ComfortMaster, the next generation of the company’s IFS suspension lineup.  According to a press release, the first two platform variants will be based on 17,000-pound GAWR and 20,000-pound GAWR systems available for shipment Nov. 26.  Additional capacities are in development and new configurations will follow. ComfortMaster will be the direct replacement for the IFS17S3, IFS18S3, and IFS20S3 product families. After a brief overlap period these... Read more

Guy Harvey Exits Park Project with Elite Resorts

May 18, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Renderings of the clubhouse and an RV cottage site of what was planned as the Guy Harvey Outpost Club & Resort Tarpon Springs A year ago, Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts announced plans for its first-ever RV park, near Tarpon Springs, Fla., where the Anclote River empties into the Gulf of Mexico. The $35 million resort, named after the popular Jamaican marine artist and conservationist, would include lots starting at $150,000 and cottages at $250,000. But the Guy Harvey organization is no longer involved... Read more

Patrick Authorizes Increased Share Repurchase

May 18, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Patrick Industries Inc. announced today (May 18) that its board of directors approved an increase in the amount of the company’s common stock that may be acquired over the next 24 months under the its current stock repurchase program to $50 million, including the amount remaining under the previous authorization. As previously announced in January 2018, the board authorized repurchases of up to $50 million over a 24-month period, according to a press release. Year-to-date through May 17,... Read more

NATDA Releases 1st Dealer Satisfaction Report

May 18, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

The North American Trailer Dealers Association’s (NATDA) has completed its first industrywide survey, the NATDA Dealer Satisfaction Report, giving manufacturers an accurate report of dealers’ confidence levels in their products and services. According to a press release, the confidential survey provided dealers an opportunity to anonymously rank all their manufacturers in a variety of key categories. With the results, manufacturers now have non-biased rankings, indicating the areas where they... Read more

WSJ: RV Stocks Offer Investors Interesting Ride

May 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Investors in the booming RV industry could have been forgiven for daydreaming about the open road ahead just before the wheels came off.   The Wall Street Journal reported that as of the beginning of 2018, shares of the two big U.S. recreational vehicle manufacturers, Winnebago Industries Inc. and Thor Industries Inc. had returned 179% and 168% over the past two years, respectively. Leading retailer Camping World Holdings Inc. had doubled in price since its 2016 debut. Consumer confidence,... Read more

Despite Higher Pump Prices, SUV Sales Soaring

May 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

As gas prices across the U.S. quickly approach $3 a gallon — the New York State average is already there, according to the AAA — conventional wisdom would call for switching from sport utility vehicles (SUV’s) to smaller cars. But in Detroit, the exact opposite seems to be happening: U.S. automakers are cranking out the SUV’s and trucks for a number of reasons — not the least of which is the aging Baby Boomer generation. WIBV reported that car designers are finding older... Read more

‘Hall of Fame’ Induction Dinner Tables Available

May 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

With only a couple of months left before the 2018 RV/MH Hall of Fame Induction Dinner honoring the Class of 2018, Darryl Searer, president of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation, is encouraging friends and colleagues of this year’s inductees to make their reservations now. According to a press release, the RV/MH Heritage Foundation will formally recognize the distinguished careers and lifetime achievements of the industries’ most notable individuals at the 2018 Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Aug.... Read more

‘Jellystone Parks’ Post 23.5% Uptick in 1Q Sales

May 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, the nation’s second largest franchise campground system, has reported a 23.5% increase in park sales in the first quarter of 2018, compared with the same period last year. According to a press release, total system occupancies for the first quarter – typically the slowest of the year – were up 3.8% over 2017. This success builds on Jellystone Park’s record 2017 performance, which saw same-park sales rise 10.5% to more than $115 million, marking... Read more

NMMA Takes More Action On Aluminum Tariffs

May 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) testified Wednesday (May 16)  before the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) 301 Committee to oppose the imposition of high and compounding tariffs on U.S. marine manufacturers. In a statement, NMMA reported that the public hearing was part of USTR’s Section 301 investigation, which was initiated under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to examine China’s unfair trade practices and continued infringement of U.S. intellectual property. NMMA... Read more

ORR Applauds Zinke Initiatives on Outdoor Rec

May 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) offered support for Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s recent recognition of outdoor recreation in his Secretarial Orders #3365 and #3366 in a letter dated May 17.  Secretarial Order (SO) 3365 creates the position of senior national advisor to the secretary for recreation. ORR noted that is the first time in nearly 40 years that the term “recreation” has been used in the title of one of the department’s senior officials... Read more

KPA Webinar will Cover Workplace Ergonomics

May 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Proper ergonomics are an important and sometimes overlooked area that can impact a workers’ long-term health. A webinar presented by KPA will demonstrate how to enhance office and shop floor workstations so that employees are safe and comfortable. The webinar, “A Pain in the Neck: Ergonomics in the Workplace,” is slated to run May 21 from 2-3:00 p.m. (EDT). If unable to attend the live event register by clicking here to receive links to the materials for later viewing. Dealer... Read more

KOA’s ‘Big Weekend’ Enjoys 5% Gain Over 2017

May 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Campers kicked off the 2018 summer camping season at KOAs last weekend with huge numbers for the annual KOA Care Camps “Big Weekend” event. According to a release, the annual event raises funds to support more than 125 specialized North American summer camps for children with cancer and their siblings. Camping check-ins for the May 11-12 Big Weekend event were up nearly 5% over the results from the Big Weekend last year. More than 400 KOA campgrounds in North America participated. Campers... Read more

VIDEO 2: Bosche to Analyze Millennials at RVDA

May 17, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Gabrielle Bosche will present “Capturing the Millennial Market: How America’s Youngest Has Changed the Consumer Game” at the 2018 RVDA Convention/Expo. To view the video click here or scroll to the right side of the RVBUSINESS.com home page.  Read More →

« Previous PageNext Page »

Bottom