Spearhead offers free sales, marketing consultations

(July 11, 2012) -- “Instead of a group presentation this month, we’re offering private sessions to address particular challenges a company may have. Executives can bring their pertinent team members and we’ll have our team members available to analyze and talk through suggestions and generate ideas to help grow their business,” said Root. “Also it’s a simple way to get an outside perspective on what you’re doing or planning to do.”

Starcraft supports Long Road Home Project

(July 11, 2012) -- Beginning July 15, Starcraft RV is sponsoring the Long Road Home Project, an event in which five U.S. veterans bike 4,200 miles for 90 days across the country to raise awareness of the difficulties often faced by service people upon returning home. The company is donating the use of a Travel Star 285FB travel trailer that will accompany the riders.

Visit California CEO to head Brand USA

(July 11, 2012) -- Caroline Beteta’s first priority as chair-elect will be to spearhead the search for a new CEO while serving as interim CEO of the organization to ensure a smooth transition. In its first year, Brand USA has achieved important milestones, including establishing the organization and its offices; recruiting and developing a highly talented executive team, creating the Brand USA brand and launching the marketing program, and securing millions of dollars in industry commitments and partnerships.

Carl Pfalzgraf retires from Atwood Mobile Products

(July 11, 2012) -- Pfalzgraf has been a recipient of numerous industry awards, including the 1994 National Education Service Award; 1998 Distinguished Service to the RV Industry Award; 2000 RV Industry Pioneer Award; 2009 Chairman’s Award; and, in 2010, Pfalzgraf was inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame after having served on the RVIA board for more than 18 years.

MCD Innovations adds Deco fabrics to Duo Shade

(July 10, 2012) -- The polyester Deco fabrics provide an appearance of depth and softness to complement any RV décor. With pleasing, alternating shades of light and dark rivulets, the 100 percent light-blocking fabrics will look lighter or darker with subtle lighting changes within the RV. Customers will appreciate the easy care of these new fabrics and the fact that they are also fire-retardant, said Grich.