Report: Winnebago Will Open Factory in Oregon

The Lane County, Ore., Board of Commissioners will consider today (Dec. 1) giving a $100,000 economic development grant to a motorhome manufacturing company that hopes to open a factory in Junction City and hire 200 employees. According to the Register Guard, the company is Winne­bago Industries Inc., the iconic Iowa-based recreational vehicle manufacturer, according to two sources with […]

Jayco Founders Honored with RVDA Titan Award

Jayco Inc.’s Bertha Bontrager-Rhodes accepted the Titan Award from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) during a member reception Monday (Nov. 30) held in conjunction with the National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky. Bontrager accepted the award on behalf of herself and her late husband Lloyd Bontrager, who founded the Middlebury, Ind.-based manufacturer. According to a […]

RV expansion to continue into seventh year

(Dec. 1, 2015) -- "The favorable RV outlook is based on continued gains in jobs and wages, as well as low inflation," said Curtin. "Slowly rising interest rates are anticipated across the forecast horizon, but are not expected to have much impact on RV sales. Record growth in sales of light trucks and low fuel prices will help boost trailer sales."

SLIDESHOW: RVIA Show Set to Open in Louisville

Today’s slideshow offers a snapshot of Monday (Nov. 30) night activities on the cusp of today’s Louisville Show opening, including a special ceremony by the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) presenting Bertha Bontrager-Rhodes with the Titan Award on behalf of herself and her late husband Lloyd Bontrager. To view the slideshow scroll to the right side of the […]