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CuroGens Hires 2 to Bolster Marketing Efforts

September 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

CuroGens Inc., a global software application development firm specializing in Microsoft Dynamics solutions, continues to expand its client relations and marketing team with the addition of Adrian Young as director of product development and Lora Rody as a senior consultant. “We are very excited to add two accomplished Microsoft Dynamics AX veterans to our team who also offer a wealth of knowledge in the automotive and recreational vehicle industries,” said Jesper Kehlet, CuroGens CEO, in a press... Read more

CanaDream Corp. Posts Record 1Q Net Income

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RV rental firm CanaDream Corp. today (Sept. 18) reported record net income for its first quarter, ended July 31. For the three month period, CanaDream recorded net income of $2.8 million, a 24% increase from the prior period. Cash flow provided by operating activities of $12.3 million increased $1.7 million, or 16%, from the prior period. On a fully diluted basis, earnings per share were 14 1/2 cents which was a 22% increase from the prior period. Total revenue of $12.5 million increased 12% –... Read more

PCW Set to Ship New ‘Pacifica’ Fiver to Dealers

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Pacifica fifth-wheel from Pacific Coachworks Perris, Calif.-based Pacific Coachworks Inc. (PCW) announced that its new Pacifica fifth-wheel is ready for shipment to RV dealers throughout the Western United States. High-end standard features include an entertainment center with a 50-inch TV, taller slideouts with more interior height, residential-style kitchen with full-length overhead cabinets, and a walk-in pantry and etched glass with LED back lighting. Options for the Pacifica include a fireplace... Read more

Winnebago Brave In Step With Nostalgia Trend

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  Winnebago Brave motorhome When news from the world of recreational vehicles hits, it is usually about some incredible custom job with a gold-trimmed hot tub, on-board parking for matching Harleys, and a multi-million-dollar price tag. According to a report by BBC, the recent news out of Forest City, Iowa, was heartwarming by comparison: Winnebago, that august manufacturer of homes on wheels, is reissuing an updated version of the Brave, one of its most popular models from the 1970s. Sister... Read more

VIDEO 2: GE Capital’s Tim Hyland Sees Growth

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This week’s segment of “RV Capital Talk” features an interview with GE Capital’s Tim Hyland offering an upbeat report on the strength of the RV industry. To view the video click here or scroll down the right side of the RVBUSINESS.com home page.  Read More →

Robert Thibert Adding 4 to Management Team

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Due to rapid business growth, Canadian distributor Entreprise Robert Thibert Inc. announced in a press release the appointment of “four highly qualified new members to its management team.” They include: • Patrice Lacroix, vice president of operations, brings with him over 10 years of experience in the fields of logistics optimization and project management, having worked for such large corporations as Purolator, Michelin and Rocktenn. • Leonardo Iacono, national director of operations,... Read more

Postle Aluminum Building New Extrusion Plant

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Elkhart, Ind.-based Postle Aluminum Co. announced that it has begun construction of a new extrusion plant in Cassopolis, Mich. The $8 million dollar expansion, including plant and equipment, will be located on four acres next to the company’s existing campus. The plant will encompass 60,000 square feet and result in the addition of 40 new jobs to Postle’s existing workforce. CEO Kevin Robinson said Postle broke ground in August and expects completion and startup of the project in March... Read more

Retailers in ‘Buying Mood’ During Open House

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Dan Keller made his first trip to the  Elkhart County RV Open House on Tuesday (Sept. 17). The Elkhart Truth reported that the third-generation co-owner of recreational vehicle dealership Indian Valley Camping Center in Souderton, Pa., a far northern suburb of Philadelphia, had heard the hype about the Elkhart show and wanted to witness it first-hand. On Wednesday, Keller said he was pleased with the event and planned to place some orders for next year’s models, as soon as his busy sales representative... Read more

‘Air Lift’ Marks 65th Year With Major Expansion

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As Air Lift Co. marks its 65th year of business this year, the air suspension provider announced the addition of a 40,000-square-foot addition to be built at the company’s Lansing, Mich., headquarters. According to a press release, the new space represents a significant expansion of Air Lift’s manufacturing capacity. The company has also recently added engineering support in response to the growing demand for Air Lift air suspension products.       Air Lift provides a range of... Read more

Leisure Time Marketing Rolls Out New Website

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Leisure Time Marketing Inc., a national sales agency serving the RV aftermarket since 1976, announced the launch of its new website. “We had build this site from the ground up, to help the RV parts and accessories dealers gain instant access to new products, promotions and in-store marketing ideas to help them increase sales in their parts stores,” said Mike Willhoff, vice president of sales and marketing, in a press release. “We asked RV dealers across the country what they needed to help... Read more

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