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La Mesa RV Posts Billboard Seeking Personnel

August 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

La Mesa RV Center, one of the nation’s largest multi-location RV dealerships, announced it is taking aggressive measures in order to hire additional qualified personnel at its site in San Diego as well as other locations across the country. The company said it has “taken the bold move of installing a billboard at a major intersection in San Diego to alert passers-by that the company is hiring.” Specifically, the company is looking to fill slots for service advisors, service and smog... Read more

Premier RV Services Reports Record July, Aug.

August 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

  Louie Courtemanche, Gary Obermire and Susan Graham Premier RV Services in Junction City, Ore., reported it is experiencing strong summer consignment sales with July and August sales boosted by many motorhome rally visitors in the state. “Over the past four years, preowned high-end motorcoach sales have grown steadily stronger, a good indicator of the RV industry’s overall steady recovery,” said Louie Courtemanche, co-owner and head of the company’s coach sales division. “Premier-offered... Read more

NextGear Executives Join Ice Bucket Challenge

August 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The executive team from NextGear Capital, the largest independent inventory finance company in North America, recently took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise donations and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. In addition to participating in the challenge, NextGear Capital, based in Carmel, Ind., also pledged $5,000 towards the ALS Foundation. “At NextGear Capital, we believe in making a difference and giving back to others,... Read more

Maker of RV Shocker Considers Global Market

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Biocide Systems announced Wednesday (Aug. 20) that it is bringing on Wrench Advisors as a consultant and partner for a host of different tasks including international large accounts. According to a written announcement, Los Angeles-based Biocide Systems, manufacturer of chlorine dioxide-based odor-eliminating products such as the RV Shocker, has opted to partner with Wrench Advisors to ease their expansion into global markets after experiencing steady success in the United States. “We see this... Read more

Scientist Moves To Sika’s Michigan Operations

August 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Sika Region NA Automotive announced that Nicolae Bordeanu has joined Sika Automotive USA in Madison Heights, Mich. Bordeanu transferred to the American subsidiary — a supplier of adhesives and sealants — internationally from Sika Automotive Switzerland. Bordeanu has been a project leader in research and development with Sika since 2008. Before joining Sika, Bordeanu worked for three years as a project leader at EMPA, a government test lab in Duebendorf, Switzerland. Bordeanu will be working... Read more

Sensata Acquires Schrader In A $1 Billion Deal

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Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. announced Aug. 18 that its wholly owned indirect subsidiary Sensata Technologies B.V. has reached an agreement to acquire the Schrader International group of companies from Madison Dearborn Partners LLC for a total enterprise value of $1.0 billion. Schrader is a global leader in tire pressure monitoring sensors (TPMS) for the automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle... Read more

Entegra Coach Growth Prompts Building Plans

August 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Tadd Jenkins When Jayco Inc. announced a doubling of its manufacturing space last year for its Entegra Coach Class A motorhome operations, Jayco had anticipated at least a two, if not a three-year stay in the current facility, said Tadd Jenkins, president of the newly renamed Jayco Motorhome Group. “We didn’t make that,” he said. “The market is demanding more supply,” said Jenkins, whose Middlebury, Ind., firm yesterday (Aug. 20) announced the construction of a new facility for Entegra... Read more

Expo Focusing Education On RV Rentals Issues

August 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Renting RVs can be a financially rewarding enterprise so long as dealers know how to effectively manage a few common legal and regulatory challenges facing rental operators. A full track of education workshops at the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo will educate dealers about ways to avoid common pitfalls that can trip up a rental operation and get in the way of profits, according to a written announcement from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA). Dealers will have access to... Read more

Ultra-Fab Tongue Jack Top In Independent Test

August 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

When an RV owner purchases an aftermarket accessory he or she has the right to expect that product to perform safely and reliably for many years. Ultra-Fab Products Inc. announced that its electric tongue jacks came out on top in independent lab tests by Progressive Engineering. Continuous testing and benchmarking of electric tongue is an everyday experience at Ultra-Fab, and Ultra-Fab test results demonstrate a ‘best in class’ for cycles completed before fatigue, according to Craig Searer,... Read more

GE Capital CDF Hosting RVDA’s Key Speaker

August 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Lipp GE Capital Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF) will host keynote speaker Doug Lipp for a book signing at its booth in the expo immediately following Lipp’s opening general session presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) and RVDA of Canada RV Dealers International Convention in Las Vegas.. Doors to the expo will open at 4 p.m. and Lipp will be in the CDF booth, No. 202, to sign copies of his best-selling book, “Disney U: How Disney University... Read more

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