Flexsteel Reports Revenue, Income Gains For 1Q

October 20, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Furniture supplier Flexsteel Industries Inc. reported a gain in net income on a 6.9% increase in sales for its fiscal first quarter, ended Sept. 30. Net sales were $119.8 million for the quarter compared to net sales of $112.1 million in the prior year quarter. Higher residential net sales are primarily due to increased sales volume. Lower contract net sales are primarily due to changes in product mix. Net income totaled $6.2 million, or 78 cents per diluted share, for the quarter  compared... Read more

Lippert Invests in Augmented Reality Capabilities

October 9, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announced that the company’s digital innovation department has developed augmented reality capabilities that allow them to give OEM customers a visual representation of product integrations without manufacturing a physical prototype. (To view a video click here or scroll to the right side of the home page.) According to a press release, LCI has developed an internal program whereby 3D computer-aided Design (CAD) models can be viewed in a physical... Read more

ASA Debuts iN-Command Lite RV Control System

October 9, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

iN-Command Lite ASA Electronics announced the introduction of iN-Command Lite, featuring a more compact body control module and tailored features for RV travel. “iN-Command Lite brings high levels of sophistication and control to a broader customer base. Lite offers a lot of the same amazing features that our previous system introduced, said Jim Hess, RV industry manager, in a press release. “We’ve made reliable smart home technology more affordable than ever so even RVs with smaller... Read more

ASA Introduces Two-Way Speaker for RV Market

September 26, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Elkhart, Ind.-based ASA Electronics announced the introduction of the JWMS350 two-way acoustical speaker, offering more options for seamless RV installation, according to a press release. The speaker, featuring a single-hole surface mount install, can be installed either horizontally or vertically to create a unified look when paired with JENSEN’s new line of wall-mount stereos. When installed vertically, the speaker fits with the JWM60A and when installed horizontally is paired... Read more

ASA Introducing ‘App-Ready’ Wall-Mount Stereo

September 25, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Elkhart, Ind.-based ASA Electronics announced the introduction of the JENSEN JWM70A wall-mount stereo that is app-ready and features Bluetooth connectivity. According to a press release, RVers can wirelessly pair any Bluetooth-enabled smart device with the JWM70A and stream their own personal music library. In addition, the jControl app, available as a free download for both Android and Apple devices, turns a smartphone into a wireless remote control. It includes the “industry-first”... Read more

ASA Intros Upgraded Jensen Wallmount Stereos

September 21, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

ASA Electronics has introduced a full line of new JENSEN wallmount stereos, including the JWM60A. According to a press release, the system combines advanced audio technology with a sleeker profile that maintains the same JENSEN footprint that has been used in over one million units on the market today, allowing for easy replacement or upgrading. Snap-side bezels on the control panel add a sophisticated, modern look while hiding the stereo’s mounting screws. The JWM60A also offers a... Read more

Winegard Debuts Redesigned ‘DISH Playmaker’

September 5, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Winegard Co. has introduced the newly redesigned DISH Playmaker and DISH Playmaker dual automatic satellite HDTV antennas developed exclusively for DISH high definition and standard definition programming. According to a press release, the new antennas make watching DISH Pay-As-You-Go programming easier than ever, and are available through Camping World supercenters and RV dealerships nationwide starting at $249 MSRP. The re-engineered platform offers more performance and flexibility to... Read more

KING Falcon Wi-Fi Antenna will Launch in Oct.

August 21, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

KING, a Minnesota-based designer and manufacturer of satellites and antennas, will begin marketing a powerful Wi-Fi antenna this fall, a product company leaders could add 50 percent more revenue to the 100-person company over the next several years. As reported by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, the KING Falcon will be out this October and is geared for RV, camper and mobile home owners. The device is part omni-directional antenna, which gathers signals from all around it, and... Read more

Lippert Debuts OneControl Cellular Technology

August 18, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Lippert Components Inc. (LCI), a leading supplier to the RV, marine and trailer industries, announced the new lineup of technological advances for its OneControl smart RV infrastructure. According to a press release, LCI will roll out OneControl ConnectAnywhere at the Elkhart RV Open House, giving RV owners the ability to use cellular or satellite technology to connect to their OneControl-equipped RV virtually anywhere. Previously, owners needed to be on the local Wi-Fi network to connect to... Read more

Hitchport LLC Offers Convenient Hitch Storage

August 15, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Hitchport LLC announced the introduction of a new storage system that provides a convenient location for heavy and cumbersome weight distribution hitches and spring bars. According to a press release, the system is installed on the trailer tongue, which saves valuable inside storage space. In addition, the hitch head and spring bars are stowed off the ground at a height that makes hitching quick and easy. Precision laser-cut fabrication with stainless steel materials resists rust and corrosion. The... Read more

Dometic Introduces ‘Bluetooth’ Thermostat App

August 4, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Dometic recently launched the CT Bluetooth Thermostat (CTBT) app for iOS and Android to control the temperature of Dometic single zone air conditioners and the furnace in the RV.   According to a press release, the CTBT app can be used to monitor and control the Bluetooth thermostat from a distance when you connect the device using a Bluetooth connection.    The CTBT app allow users to change the desired temperature on the thermostat remotely while also turning the thermostat... Read more

ASA Intros VOM74MM Voyager Rearview Mirror

August 2, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Elkhart, Ind.-based ASA Electronics has introduced the latest Voyager replacement rearview mirror monitor. According to a press release, clear images of a vehicle’s blind spots are displayed in the rearview mirror via a digital signal. The new Voyager VOM74MM uses a highly-reflective screen that acts as a mirror when the monitor is not active. The mirror will replace the Voyager VOM73MM to be used in place of the standard OEM option in light-, medium- and heavy-duty vehicle applications.... Read more

Lippert Introduces New Automated Brake Press

July 28, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The chassis division of Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) has introduced an automated brake press with a robotic arm that reassigns the formerly manual process of bending cross members to join I-beams. (To view a video click here or scroll to the right side of the home page). According to a press release, team members supply the machine with stacks of laser or pressed blank I-beams. The robotic arm communicates with the brake press and creates bends in the cross members and then... Read more

Hyndsight Introduces Capture Recording Camera

July 20, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Hyndsight Vision System has introduced Capture, a recording version of its Journey wire-free vision system, providing clear visualization to help prevent collisions and provide safety monitoring.   According to a press release, Journey offers the ability to record simultaneously, while still providing real-time video stream, remote on/off capability, and high definition recording quality that can be stored on a 32 MB SD card for easy removal and downloading.   Capture is comprised of a... Read more

Thetford is Showcasing New Products at FMCA

July 13, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Thetford Corp. will highlight its new products while also conducting a free and informative “RV Bathroom TLC” seminar during this week’s Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) Rally in Indianapolis. Thetford’s Manager of Chemical Development Paula Pacholke-Dumont will lead this morning’s session. “As usual, we’ll be there at the rally in full force,” Director of Sales and Marketing Andy Bialorucki said in a press release. “As the RV industry sanitation leader, we strongly support... Read more

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