Wood Product Supplier Announces Expansion

Quality Hardwood Sales LLC, a manufacturer of dimensioned wood products, announced plans to expand its Indiana operations, creating up to 25 new jobs by 2016. According to a press release, the homegrown-Hoosier company will expand and equip its facility in Nappanee. Moving all production in house, the company plans to add 50,000 square feet to […]

Roadtrek Unveiling New Corporate Look, Logo

Kitchener, Ontario-based Roadtrek Motorhomes Inc., the leading Class B motorhome manufacturer in North America, officially unveiled its new corporate look and logo.  Roadtrek, currently marking its 40th year in business, has introduced several new products in the last couple of years while initiating styling updates throughout in its lineup. The E-Trek and TS Adventurous feature numerous technological advances and […]

‘Learning Center’ Awards 2014-15 Scholarship

Ashton Shropshire, a rising college sophomore who’s worked summers at Dandy RV Superstore in Anniston, Ala., since 2011, is the recipient of the Mike Molino RV Learning Center Scholarship for academic year 2014-15. Endowed through the Kindlund Family Foundation, the $2,500 award goes to a deserving RV company employee or their dependent enrolled in undergraduate […]

GM to Offer 8-Speed Transmission in Pickups

General Motors Co.recently announced that the company’s new eight-speed automatic transmission will be standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali pickup trucks that have the 6.2-liter EcoTec V-8 engine. The Detroit News reported that the automaker says the eight-speed transmission is about the same size and weight as the […]

‘Caravan Salon’ Offers Latest Euro RV Trends

Caravan Salon Düsseldorf 2014 is expanding with the addition of two exhibit halls. The show, set to run Aug. 30 through Sept. 7, will now encompass 11 halls in Germany’s Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre along with outside display areas. Organizers noted that a trade visitor day will precede the event on Aug. 29. The annual event, themed “Discover Your World, will present […]

Good Sam Names 2014 ‘Top Family RV Parks’

The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory announced its list of Top Family RV Parks for 2014. These RV parks feature amenities, entertainment and education programs that serve family members of all ages. According to a press release, the parks cultivate an atmosphere that’s welcoming for families big and small. Whether showing G-rated movies […]

ELS Reports Gains in FFO, Net Income for 2Q

Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. (ELS) today (July 22) announced results for the quarter and six months ended June 30. For the quarter, Funds From Operations (FFO) increased to $57.6 million, or 63 cents per share, compared to $50.8 million, or 56 cents per share, for the same period in 2013. Net income available for common stockholders increased […]

Cruiser RV Introduces New Stryker Toy Hauler

Following two years of product development, Howe, Ind.-based Cruiser RV LLC has introduced its all-new 102-inch widebody constructed Stryker toy hauler travel trailer featuring what the company believes to be “the most user-inspired features in the lightweight market.”  According to a press release, the 102-inch construction can accommodate a variety of cargo including side-by-sides, ATV’s and […]

CrossRoads Owners Rally Sees 100 Attendees

Towable builder CrossRoads RV hosted its owners rally this past weekend in Shipshewana, Ind., drawing around 100 attendees. “It was nice to see a whole campground full of CrossRoads products,” stated CrossRoads President Andy Cripe in a press release. “It was great getting to spend the day with our customers. These events give us an […]

Spartan to Release 2Q Financial Report Aug. 5

Spartan Motors Inc., parent to Spartan Chassis Inc., will announce its second quarter 2014 results prior to the market opening on Aug. 5. The company will also host a webcast of its conference call on the same day at 10 a.m. EDT to discuss its financial results with analysts and institutional investors. To access the conference […]