Iowa Parks Initiate Public-Private Pilot Program

Three counties that are home to four state parks in northeast Iowa will serve as the first pilot area for a public-private partnership expected to pump at least $6 million into new amenities and improvements intended to better connect Iowans with outdoor recreational opportunities. “It’s a new dawn for the Iowa parks system,” said Joe […]

KPA is Acquired by Chicago-Based Equity Firm

KPA LLC has been acquired by CIVC Partners L.P., a Chicago-based private equity firm. KPA is a provider of HR management and environmental health and safety services, and has hosted a series of dealer webinars in conjunction with the Mike Molino RV Learning Center. According to a press release, the acquisition was completed in partnership with […]

RVIA Elects Jayco’s Derald Bontrager Chairman

Derald Bontrager, president and CEO of Jayco Inc., was elected Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) chairman for fiscal year 2015 during the association’s board of meeting on Sept. 24 at The St. Regis Aspen Resort in Aspen, Colo. RVIA reported in a press release that Bontrager succeeds Doug Gaeddert, general manager for Forest River Inc., […]

Thor Announces Major Expansion for Airstream

Thor Industries Inc. today (Sept. 29) announced a significant expansion of production and office capacity at the company’s Airstream Inc. subsidiary in Jackson Center, Ohio.  The project will add approximately 94,000 square feet to Airstream’s existing 134,000 square-foot travel trailer plant. “With the recent strong growth in our markets, momentum and optimism among our dealers and […]

Hall of Fame Presents Challenge to MH Leaders

Darryl Searer, chairman and president of the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Barry Cole, president of MH Insurance Services and past chairman of the Hall, unveiled a new five-year fundraiser during the Manufactured Housing Institute’s 78th Annual Meeting on Sept. 15th at the Westin Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. After updating the MH leaders of the […]

RVer Fashions Camper Built on Mitsubishi Fuso

Editor’s Note: The following article appears in Truck Camper Magazine detailing the creation of a custom four-wheel drive camper built on a Mitsubishi Fuso FG truck. To read the entire story click here. Sunil Hegde had a vision of the ultimate overland truck and camper rig for world travel.  He started with a Mitsubishi Fuso FG, […]

Cruise Inn Adds Texas-Based ‘Mill Creek Ranch’

Cruise Inn has added the award-winning Mill Creek Ranch Resort in Canton, Texas, to its growing brand of RV parks and resorts. According to a press release, Cruise Inn now totals 14 parks in California, Colorado, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington. Mill Creek Ranch Resort, which has received numerous awards of excellence and A ratings over the […]