Mereness Stepping Down as Lippert President

Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announces that Scott Mereness will be stepping down as president after 24 years with the company to pursue new entrepreneurial opportunities. According to a press release, Mereness will provide assistance to LCI to ensure a smooth transition. Going forward, it is expected that Jason Lippert will assume the title of CEO […]

FRVTA Sees Strong Crowds at Fall RV Shows

The Florida RV Trade Association (FRVTA) just completed its fall RV show season, with all three events reporting close to record-breaking attendance. According to a press release, the Oct. 18-21 Panhandle RV Show scheduled was canceled due to the damage left by Hurricane Michael.   The inaugural Jacksonville Fall RV Show kicked off the season Oct. 11-14 […]

Considine’s Bernheisel Garners Meyer Award

Meyer Distributing is proud to announce that Greg Bernheisel, co-owner of Considine Sales and Marketing, received the company’s first ever Distinguished Service Award.  Mike Braun, President and CEO of Meyer, stated, “It is with heartfelt appreciation that I acknowledge Greg Bernheisel for his years of service to Meyer Distributing. Greg has consistently performed from our […]

Cummins Expanding New Mexico Operations

Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is expanding its production complex in Clovis, N.M. The company is investing $2.5 million in its Clovis operations to add a new remanufacturing disassembly, cleaning and inspection line and new equipment as well as expanding its warehouse by approximately 22,000 square feet. Construction began in October of 2018 and […]

MARVAC Reports RV Sales, Shows Up for ’18

The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) experienced a tremendous 2018 with increases in RV sales, RV and camping show attendance and membership recruitment.  According to a press release, Michigan RV sales reached 16,501 in August, the most recent month tally available. Sales of towables in Michigan were up 6.6% over August 2017 […]

Signs Point to Thawing in Trump’s Trade War

It’s been over four months since the U.S. and China began to impose tariffs on each other’s goods. So far, $360 billion worth of goods has now been subject to duties. But, as reported by Business Insider, after months of tough talk, multiple members of the Trump administration — even the president himself — have started […]

Girard Breaks Ground on New Factory in Ala.

Girard Group announced that ground has been broken on a new factory location in Red Bay, Ala. According to a press release, the new factory, the fifth location for Girard, is located on nearly 15 acres in the West Franklin Regional Industrial Park. The factory will provide more than 40,000 square feet of manufacturing space […]

’40 Under 40′ Nomination Deadline is Nov. 23

Submissions for the RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) 40 Under 40 awards will close on Nov. 23. According to a press release, the program was developed in 2017 to celebrate the achievements of those who exemplify leadership at their companies and inspire others to help grow the RV industry. Requirements for nominees include: Be under the […]