Valterra Acquiring LED Light Supplier Next Wave

Mission Hills, Calif.-based Valterra Products LLC has announced its acquisition of the assets of Next Wave, a supplier of LED lights and accessories for recreational vehicles, trailers and automotive applications. According to a press release, Next Wave customer include manufacturers, distributors and retailers.     Next Wave has been consolidated into the Valterra operations and orders will […]

FMCA Opens 98th Convention, Expo in Wyoming

It’s been five years since FMCA congregated on the expansive grounds of the CAM-PLEX Multi-Event Facilities in Gillette, Wyo., for its annual International Convention & Expo. And, as officials engaged in final preparations for a projected 1,550 to 1,600 rigs at the July 18-21 98th convention, Executive Director Chris Smith reflected on the organization’s upward path during […]

Ford’s Refrigeration Training Marking 34th Year

Ford’s RV Refrigeration Training Center (FRVTC) is marking 34 years of specializing in RV refrigerator cooling this year. According to a press release, the program received certification as a Kentucky state school four years ago while also being approved by the Veterans Administration of Education in 2016. Every year, the network of RV refrigerator repair […]

Forest River Eyeing 8th West Coast Open House

Forest River Inc. executives overseeing the company’s western operations are readying to welcome over 200 dealer personnel to its 8th Annual Dealer Open House, designed to showcase 2019 product while also reinforcing and rebuilding relationships with a growing dealer network. Slated for Aug. 22-23, the gathering will be held for the first time at a […]

Supplier CURT is Marking 25 Years of Operation

CURT, a leading manufacturer of U.S.-made hitches and a complete line of towing products, is marking a particularly significant 4th of July this year as it marks 25 years of business. CURT was founded in 1993 by Curt Tambornino. The first products were trailer balls and ball mounts, however, it didn’t take long for the […]

Ashurst: RV Aftermarket Key Segment for RVIA

Assuming oversight for the first year of the RV Aftermarket Conference, the RV Industry Association faithfully followed the long-time model crafted by the RV Aftermarket Association (RVAA) while introducing features that “enhanced the product for all attendees,” according to RVIA Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing James Ashurst. The conference is slated to run […]

REV Partnering With ‘Outdoorsy’ for RV Rentals

REV Group Inc. announced a partnership between REV Rentals and Outdoorsy to offer RV rentals through Outdoorsy’s peer-to-peer marketplace. According to a press release, the partnership with REV Group is the first of its kind for Outdoorsy – working directly with a manufacturer and rental vehicle supplier to bring RV units to the Outdoorsy marketplace. The Outdoorsy […]

CRVA Meeting Takes Aim At Looming Tariff Issue

While admiring the grandeur on display at one of North America’s most picturesque coastlines, administrators for the Canadian Recreation Vehicle Association (CRVA) tackled some burning issues during its June 19-21 Annual General Meeting in St. John’s, Newfoundland. “We had never traveled to Newfoundland to hold our board meetings,” said CRVA Executive Chairman Shane Devenish, noting […]