(July 11, 2012) -- The Board of Directors of Cummins Inc. approved yesterday an increase in the Company’s quarterly cash dividend on common stock of 25 percent to 50 cents per share from 40 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Sept. 1, 2012 to shareholders of record on Aug. 22, 2012.
(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.”
(July 11, 2012) -- Canada's merchandise trade deficit widened slightly in May to $0.79 billion from $0.62 billion in April. The U.S. trade deficit was $48.7 billion in May 2012, which was in line with the expected $48.6 billion shortfall.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(July 10, 2012) -- The funding will be used by the Boy Scouts for sponsoring day camps and to reinforce the community outreach program that works to ensure that all young people have an opportunity to join Scouting, regardless of their circumstances, neighborhood, or ethnic background.
(July 10, 2012) -- A member of the Niagara Falls Tourism Advisory Board has informed the Niagara Falls Reporter that the board will consider recommending the closure of all three parking lots at Niagara Falls State Park.
(July 10, 2012) -- The Columbus Dispatch reports that some Ohio parks and nature preserves remain closed and trails blocked because of damage from the June 29 storm.