Reps From 60 Parks Attend ‘19 CONY Conference

The Campground Owners of New York (CONY) held its 56th Annual Exposition for the Outdoor Hospitality Industry & Trade Show from Oct. 28-30 at Turning Stone Resort in Verona, N.Y. Woodalls Campground Management, sister publication to RVBusiness, reported that the theme of the 2019 exposition was, “Happy Campers: Best Practices for Better Customer Service,” according […]

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RVIA Urging Congress to Ratify USMCA Trade Pact

With less than 14 days left in the legislative session, the RV Industry Association (RVIA) is urging Congress to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA). RVIANews & Insights reported that the American RV industry benefits from strong trade relations with Canada and Mexico and the USMCA will ensure that the special trading relationship […]

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Furrion Partners with Global Distributor Stampede

Furrion today (Nov. 19) announced a partnership with Stampede, a route-to-market and supply chain partner for technology brands, to distribute Furrion OEM and consumer products starting Jan. 1, 2020. The partnership will provide Furrion with the infrastructure it needs to support growing demand and expansion into the global consumer industry.  According to a press release, […]

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In Meeting with Powell, Trump Protests Rate Policy

During a meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Monday (Nov. 18), President Trump said he “protested” the U.S. central bank’s interest rate policy, which he considers too high compared to other developed countries. “I protested fact that our Fed Rate is set too high relative to the interest rates of other competitor countries,” Trump […]

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Cavco’s Boor, Gage Offer Positive Outlooks for ’20

New Cavco Industries Inc. President and CEO Bill Boor isn’t a newcomer to the RV park and campground sector, having several years on Cavco’s board of directors and previously playing a strategic role with a former Cavco parent firm Centex Homes. Still, he’s not that well known among the rank-and-file campground operators, a record number […]

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RVDA of Canada Board Names Bragg as Chairman

Gord Bragg of Hub City RV in Lantzville, B.C., has been elected as the new chairman of the board of the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada. According to a press release, Bragg has been involved in the RV Industry in excess of 23 years starting out working with his Dad, Bruce, at Chimo […]

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Rezoning OKed for Elkhart Co. RV Inspection Site

An RV inspection facility for the biggest makers in the area can move ahead after a vote by the Elkhart County Commissioners Monday. The Elkhart Truth reported that the commissioners approved a rezoning request made on behalf of a development called the Schonsheck Distribution Center. The facility on the north side of C.R. 6, just […]

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‘Genesis’ Introduces Euro-Style Cabinet Door Line

Genesis Products Inc., a supplier of RV laminated panels and components, has introduced a new RV cabinet door product line with European-influenced design. According to a press release, the new Euro cabinet door line is the result of a collaborative partnership with Voehringer, a German company with 100 years of engineering and design expertise. “We […]

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Lippert Acquires Schwintek Marine Sunshade Unit

LCI Industries announced that its subsidiary Lippert Components Manufacturing Inc., has acquired the PWR-ARM brand and electric powered Bimini business assets of Schwintek Inc., effective Nov. 18. According to a press release, Schwintek’s patent-protected PWR-ARM automatic Bimini has been a leader in marine sunshade solutions for over 13 years. The PWR-ARM automatic Bimini’s sunshade system […]

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