Winner’s Selected in Coleman/FTCA Giveaway

November 3, 2010 by · Comments Off on Winner’s Selected in Coleman/FTCA Giveaway 

Lynn Hickey, Regional Sales Manager at FTCA, Inc. looks on as Bill Ansley, Owner of Ansley RV in Duncansville, PA, selects the winning entry in the FTCA Coleman Sun Valley Camping Trailer Giveaway.

Lynn Hickey (right), regional sales manager at FTCA Inc., looks on as Bill Ansley, owner of Ansley RV in Duncansville, Pa., selects the winning entry in the FTCA Coleman Sun Valley Camping Trailer Giveaway.

Over the past few months, employees of Coleman Camping Trailer dealerships from across the country and Canada have been vying to win a Coleman Americana LE Series Sun Valley Camping Trailer as part of a sales incentive program offered by the manufacturer of Coleman Camping Trailers, FTCA Inc.

On Oct. 29 FTCA called on the largest RV dealer in central Pennsylvania, Ansley RV in Duncansville, to select the winner of the Coleman Sun Valley Camping Trailer. Bill Ansley, owner of Ansley RV, randomly selected Shawn Godard of Fairfield, Pa., from nearly 550 entries, according to a news release. Godard, a top salesman employed by Beckley’s Camping Center in Thurmont, Md., sold a 2010 Coleman Evolution E3 camping trailer in September  to qualify for the competition.

“I would like to thank everyone who made this opportunity a reality,” said  Godard. “I’m so excited.This is a huge honor for me and my family. Coleman Camping Trailers have been a huge part of my sales experience at Beckley’s Camping Center. I’ve camped in them, demonstrated them, shown many families how to use and care for them, now I too, get to own and enjoy one.”

FTCA’s General Manager Allan Reeping, Marketing Manager Sherry Leigh and Regional Sales Manager Lynn Hickey will present the Coleman trailer to Godard at Beckley’s Camping Center on Nov. 10.

FTCA Inc. manufactures Coleman Camping Trailers in Somerset, Pa. For more information about Coleman Camping Trailers or to find a dealer visit

Recognized as the No. 1 RV dealer for sales of all RVs in Maryland, Beckley’s Camping Center has been offering Coleman Camping Trailers and serving the RV community for more than 30 years. Beckley’s Camping Center features a 6,000-square-foot showroom at 11109 Angleberger Road, Thurmont, Md. For more information about Beckley’s Camping Center visit

Ansley RV is the largest family-owned and operated RV dealer in central Pennsylvania. Ansley RV has been selling and servicing Coleman Camping Trailers, new motorhomes and towable recreational vehicles for nearly 40 years. Learn more about Ansley RV at

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Ketelsen Becomes Exclusive Coleman Dealer

October 21, 2010 by · Comments Off on Ketelsen Becomes Exclusive Coleman Dealer 

Ketelsen Campers logo Ketelsen Campers of Colorado announced today (Oct. 21) it has become an exclusive dealer  of Coleman camping trailers.

“Coleman camping trailers have been around almost as long as we have. They’ve been  manufactured in the same Somerset, Pa., location for more than 40 years,” Randy Ketelsen, president of Ketelsen Campers, stated in a news release. “Coleman is the most trusted brand in the industry. No other brand of folding camping trailer compares to the legendary quality and construction of Coleman camping trailers. Over the years we have carried several brands of popup camping trailers and we have concluded that nothing compares to a Coleman. We have thousands of customers and our job is to put them in the best camping trailers available. Our entire team has concluded that if we are to accomplish that objective then we must sell them the industry leader, and that is Coleman.”

“We take extraordinary pride in our innovative design and quality automotive construction,” said Geoffrey Feidelberg, president of FTCA Inc., the manufacturer of Coleman trailers. “With five different series of trailers, each offering varying models, everyone can find a Coleman camping trailer that’s right for them.”

Ketelsen Campers of Colorado is located at 9870 W I-70 Service Road South, Wheat Ridge, Colo. Visit to view current inventory and learn more about Ketelsen Campers of Colorado. Visit to learn more about Coleman camping trailers.

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Texas Couple Wins Coleman Foldout Prize

August 3, 2010 by · Comments Off on Texas Couple Wins Coleman Foldout Prize 

Heather and Chet Engler with their new Coleman camping trailer

Heather and Chet Engler with their new Coleman camping trailer

FTCA Inc., Somerset, Pa., manufacturer of Coleman folding camping trailers, announced that the winner of the Coleman Evolution series Cobalt trailer is Heather Engler from New Braunfels, Texas.

Engler learned about the Coleman Camping Trailer Giveaway while browsing Coleman Camping Trailers’ website ( in search of a popup camper for her and her family to enjoy. She entered the contest online and her name was selected by random drawing from more than 55,000 entrants.

Wisconsin Pharmacal, also a Coleman licensee and the exclusive manufacturer and distributor of Coleman repellents, was a co-sponsor of the promotion, according to a release.

“When we launched the Coleman repellents line last year, we actually traveled across the country in a Coleman camping trailer to build awareness and generate excitement about the new products,” said Mike Kermendy, vice president of marketing for Coleman Repellents. “Everyone we met along the way was impressed with the Coleman Evolution series trailer that served as base camp during our journey, and they were thrilled to learn that they could actually register to win a similar camping trailer.”

Contest winner Engler was doubly blessed when she and her husband, Chet, welcomed their first child — Jake Christopher — three days after they they picked up her Coleman trailer from nearby Crestview RV in Selma, Texas.

“We had wanted to purchase a camping trailer for some time, and were thrilled to find out that I won the Cobalt,” said Heather Engler. “We can’t wait to take our son, Jake, on his first camping trip”

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Colton RV Welcomes Coleman Camping Trailers

March 16, 2010 by · Comments Off on Colton RV Welcomes Coleman Camping Trailers 

RVExpo_Logo121409Mike Thompson RV, located in the Colton RV Expo in Colton, Calif., has taken on Coleman folding camping trailers.

Coleman brand camping trailers, North America’s best selling trailer, have been manufactured for over 40 years. “This is an outstanding opportunity for Colton RV Expo to offer this strong brand name as part of their product lineup,” according to a news release. “Superior legendary construction, ease of operation, reliability you can trust, and the simplicity of easy storage make this a desirable product line for the consumer.”

Colton RV Expo is located in Colton on the 215 Freeway between Highway 60 and Interstate 10. Multiple dealers and manufactures provide display space equivalent to the size of over 24 football fields and thousands of RVs to choose from.

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