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Webinar To Examine Laws on Employee Leave

April 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Learn how to unravel the complex knot of federal laws affecting employee leave during a free webinar from the Mike Molino RV Learning Center on April 23 at noon ET. According to a press release, attendees will be able to send questions to the expert presenter in advance. Dealer webinars are provided by RVDA’s strategic partner KPA as part of the array of educational offerings available through the RV Learning Center. Register online. From the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to the Family... Read more

VIDEO 1: ‘ROTV’ Crew Travels to Norcold Plant

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During this week’s segment of “Rollin’ On TV” the crew visits Norcold in Sidney, Ohio, providing a look at company’s new gas absorption refrigerators. Also, contributor Evanne Schmarder checks out solar cooking with a sun oven. To view the video click here or scroll to the right side of the RVBUSINESS.com home page.  Read More →

Newmar Corp. Partners With Tents For Troops

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Newmar Corp. announced a new partnership that will allow the company to “show its appreciation for the brave men and women enlisted in our nation’s armed forces,” according to a press release. For every coach Newmar retails in 2015, the Nappanee, Ind.-based builder will make a contribution to Tents for Troops (T4T), an organization that works with campgrounds and RV parks throughout the United States and Canada to provide free accommodations to active military members. Tents... Read more

Composite Maker Azdel Expanding Operations

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Hanwha Azdel Inc. announced that growing demand for lightweight composites in the North American recreational vehicle industry has prompted the company to increase capacity for its Azdel lightweight reinforced thermoplastic (LWRT) composite product at its Lynchburg, Va. production facility. The company reported in a news release it is adding more space at the plant plus an entirely new production line that is due to come on stream in second quarter 2015. Azdel panels are used to replace panels... Read more

VIDEO 2: Cequent Launches New Video Series

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Cequent Performance Products (CPP) announced the introduction of a new video series called “ION Cequent.” The monthly program uses a newscast format to take the viewer behind the scenes, profiling customers, employees, sponsorships, products, legacy brands, company history, and community projects. “Each episode will ultimately be paired with appropriate informational product videos to create a fresh, interesting, and informative monthly playlist that can be used either online or in... Read more

RVSEF will Hold Elkhart Co. Training Sessions

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The RV Safety & Education Foundation (RVSEF) weighing teams along with Executive Director Walter Cannon will be working in Indiana’s Elkhart County from late May through June. According to a press release, teams will be attending area rallies, offering RV weighing services to attendees and conducting educational safety seminars on RV weight and tire safety. In addition to events, the RVSEF is scheduling educational time with area manufacturers for team training. “We’ll use this time... Read more

Raper Known as Businessman, Philanthropist

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Tom Raper Longtime Richmond, Ind., businessman and philanthropist Tom Raper died Tuesday night in a Florida hospital. Raper died at about 11:15 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale, a friend of Raper’s told the Palladium-Item. Raper’s nationally televised business, Tom Raper RVs, started in April 1964 when Raper invested $2,000 to open a used car dealership on the corner of North 14th and E streets. Over the years, Raper dropped the cars and added tent campers, travel trailers, motor homes and manufactured... Read more

Lippert to Distribute, Sell ‘Flow Down’ System

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Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announced it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Practical Products providing LCI the rights to distribute and sell the Flow Down adjustable RV drain support system to the RV industry. “We are always on the lookout for products that we believe our customers will love, and the Flow Down adjustable RV drain support system is the perfect complement to our new Waste Master sewer management system,” said LCI Aftermarket Sales Director Steve Paul in a press release.... Read more

Lazydays Partners With SUN ‘n FUN On Fly-in

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Lazydays RV has partnered with SUN ‘n FUN on the 41st Annual International Fly-In & Expo, according to a press release. The SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo will take place April 21–26 at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, Fla. All proceeds will benefit the Aerospace Center for Excellence on the Sun ‘n Fun campus. The facility boasts aviation-based STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculums through year-round programs and activities,... Read more

Johnnie Walker RV Marking 52nd Anniversary

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Backhoe demolishes of original Johnnie Walker RV building Johnnie Walker RV (JWRV) recently marked its 52nd year of operation with the April 8 opening of a new flagship “Camping Lodge” in the same location where the dealership’s original facility once stood. According to a press release, employees of the Las Vegas-based company and its founder and namesake, John L. “Johnnie” Walker, stood witness to the demolition of the original building that he and his father assembled... Read more

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