Keller Marine To Host Two Dealer Open Houses

Keller Marine & RV, Port Trevorton, Pa., is hosting two separate Dealer Open Houses, the first slated for Nov. 15 at its brand new Florida warehouse followed by a Dec. 11-12 event in Lancaster, Pa. The Florida Open House will be held at the company’s new warehouse outside Tampa in Thonotosassa, which is in part […]

Land ‘N’ Sea Wraps Up Successful Trade Show

By all accounts, Land ’N’ Sea Distributing Inc.’s RV & Marine Dealer Trade Show, held Oct. 18-19 at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, was a success. Officials for the Pompano Beach, Fla.-based company noted attendance was at least 20% greater than last year and exceeded their goal of 250 RV-specific dealership personnel in attendance […]

Eighth Graders Take Tour of ‘Coachmen RV’ Plant

As part of Manufacturing Days in Indiana’s Elkhart County, a group of eighth-grade students from Northridge Middle School recently toured Coachmen RV plant No. 310 in Middlebury, Ind. From Oct. 2-11, Elkhart County Manufacturing Days provided nearly 2,000 8th grade students the opportunity to visit local production companies such as Coachmen RV to explore the […]

MARVAC’s Fall RV Show Registers Record Crowd

A record 15,000-plus people attended the 29th Annual Fall Detroit RV & Camping Show, hosted Oct. 3-7 by the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. The final gate attendance represents a 3% increase over last year’s show, which was a record crowd over the previous year, […]

Thor’s Martin Sees ‘Mutual Benefits’ with Hymer

“Synergy” might have been one of the more often used terms by officials during Thor Industries Inc.’s conference call with investors Tuesday (Sept 18) following the announcement earlier that morning that the firm had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Erwin Hymer Group (EHG), Europe’s largest RV manufacturer, for approximately $2.45 billion in cash […]

Final Hershey Show Attendance is Nearly 60,000

America’s Largest RV Show, Sept. 12-16 at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa., tallied a final gate attendance of almost 60,000 people, about 5,000 off of last year’s record-setting totals. But most exhibitors came away from the annual trade-and-retail exposition pretty impressed with the pace of sales and the crowds in general despite the looming […]