Elkhart Ind.-based Equalizer Systems, a division of Days Corp., announced a partnership with Jayco Inc. to provide the EQ Smart-Level as the standard leveling system on its luxury fifth wheel products. T According to a press release, the system will be included on all floorplans of Jayco’s Pinnacle, North Point, and Seismic branded units. While […]
Bowlus Road Chief’s story began almost 90 years ago with the company’s founding by innovative engineer and aircraft builder Hawley Bowlus, who was best known for his involvement in building the famous aircraft Spirit of St. Louis and for training many of the first known glider pilots such as Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. He […]
The Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) regrets to inform members that Marc Hanoud, son of Marty Hanoud, is reported missing after a boating accident on Saturday (Sept. 28) in Fall River, Mass. According to reports the Coast Guard has called off the search to find Marc Hanoud’s body. Family and friends are going out again […]
Editor’s Note: The following update by Ind. Rep. Jackie Walorski offers a recap of her insights during last week’s Elkhart RV Open House. This week we marked the start of a new chapter for the RV industry and an exciting new phase for American manufacturing. The RV Technical Institute in Elkhart will lead the way to strengthen our manufacturing […]
For many people, the name Winnebago is already synonymous with road-trip camping, but the 60-year-old company is still improving its game. In 2020, Winnebago will release the Solis, its first pop-top camper van, and one of the first camper vans on the market that provides comfortable sleeping space for four people, according to “Curbed.” In the […]
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Thor Industries Inc. reported fourth-quarter net sales of $2.31 billion, an increase of $437.5 million, or 23.3%, from the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018. The company noted that $719.5 million in net sales from its European RV segment was partially offset by a 17.6% decrease in North American towable RV sales and an 8.1% decrease […]
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Patrick Industries Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of G.G. Schmitt & Sons,Inc., a designer and manufacturer of customized hardware and structural components, including marine towers, seats, ladders, handrails, port lights, and other metal hardware and related products, primarily for major OEMs in the marine industry. According to a press release, G.G. Schmitt […]
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Cutting costs and adding stores are two ways auto dealers are preparing as speculation swirls about an impending U.S. recession. Automotive News reported that Zeigler Auto Group, a Kalamazoo, Mich., group of 26 stores, “picked up a couple of dealerships last year and is pursuing opportunities to add more,” President Aaron Zeigler said. Bulking up […]
The latest round of RVB videos are now accessible at the “Industry Videos” section on the RVBUSINESS.com home page. Content includes: • RVBusiness Publisher Sherman Goldenberg interviews Tim Hyland, RV Group president for Wells Fargo CDF, on the 2019 Elkhart RV Open House and the general state of the RV industry. • Mike and Jennifer […]