Kenny King Powers Quartzsite RV Show’s Growth

Even Kenny King, the acknowledged architect behind the annual late January phenomenon, is unsure how the Quartzsite RV Show snowballed into what purportedly is the largest gathering of RVers in the nation. “There’s really no way to get an accurate count,” said King, who estimated he’s been involved in the RV industry “in some aspect” for […]

Winnebago Will Release 1Q Financials on Dec. 20

Winnebago Industries Inc. plans to issue its earnings release for its first quarter of fiscal 2018 before the market opens on Dec. 20.  The Company will also host a conference call to discuss the financial results for the quarter at 9 a.m. CST.  All interested parties are invited to listen live via the company’s website, The event will […]

Reese is Vying in Inaugural ‘Top Tech Challenge’

Towing product supplier Reese is participating in the inaugural Top Tech Challenge during this week’s National RV Trade Show in Louisville’s Kentucky Exposition Center (KEC). According to a press release, the Top RV Tech Challenge will test participants’ ability to repair and set up RV-related issues and products. The opening round, which another Reese team member […]

VIDEO 1: RVIA Revisits Louisville 2016 Highlights

Revisit the 2016 National RV Trade Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., in a video produced by the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). Total attendance for the  four-day event was pegged at 7,674 people, according to RVIA, and business activity on the show floor was said to be robust as exhibitors reported strong sales and an […]

Startup Braxton Creek RV Touting a New Mindset

The formidable team first sat down to the table in January, mapping out the details and formulating the skeleton for the rollout of Braxton Creek RV LLC, a towable builder intent on “filling a void” in the entry-level, stick-and-tin marketplace. Several factors have contributed to the group’s ability to mitigate the roadblocks that normally delay the painstaking […]

Vanleigh RV Introduces New Beacon Fifth-Wheel

Burnsville, Miss.-based Vanleigh RV Inc., the towable division of Tiffin Motorhomes Inc., will introduce its new luxury fifth-wheel, the Beacon, at the upcoming National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky. Targeting full-time RVers, the fifth-wheel follows Vanleigh’s successful Vilano and comes equipped with a roster of standard features, including full-body paint and a high-gloss, ultra-sheen wood finish […]

Lippert Promotes Carl Yoder to General Manager

Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announced the promotion of Carl Yoder to general manager for the company’s warehousing division at Plant 39. Previously, Yoder was assistant general manager at LCI Plant 45. According to a press release, Yoder is responsible for managing the receiving, warehousing and shipping for LCI’s Aftermarket Division based in South Bend, Ind. […]