(Feb. 13, 2012) -- Net sales in the 2011 fourth quarter increased 50 percent compared to the 2010 fourth quarter, to $160 million, as a result of a 51 percent increase in Drew's RV segment sales, and a 45 percent increase in Drew's manufactured housing segment sales. Drew's RV segment sales growth exceeded industry wholesale shipment growth largely due to the five acquisitions completed in 2011, as well as other market share gains.
(Feb. 2, 2012) -- Mike Molino, president of the RV Dealers Association, announced today that he will step down after 16 years of service as the CEO of the group. The RVDA Board of Directors named Phil Ingrassia, the association’s vice president for communications, as the association’s next president effective April 2.
(Feb. 10, 2012) -- Police say 38-year-old Sammantha Louise Perryman, a former employee of George Sutton RV in Eugene, allegedly used the company’s credit card to rack up more than $55,000 in charges. She was arrested Thursday, reports The Register-Guard.
(Feb. 10, 2012) -- Bob and Karen Pauly, U.S. Forest Service volunteer campground hosts for the Seal Rock Campground in the Hood Canal Ranger District of Washington's Olympic National Forest, have received the Campground Hosts of the Year Award, reports KMAS.
(Feb. 10, 2012) -- Members of the San Benito Utility Board said Thursday that they will recommend that the city modify a controversial $10 monthly base water service fee imposed on RV parks for each lot, reports the Brownsville Herald.
(Feb. 10, 2012) -- The Wall Street Journal writes that Ford is recalling certain F-53 stripped-chassis vehicles. The F53 chassis is typically used as a platform for recreational vehicles.
(Feb. 10, 2012) -- On Wednesday, the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team got information from the Medford Police Department about a couple who were wanted and possibly staying in the River's West RV Park north of Myrtle Creek, reports KVAL.
(Feb. 10, 2012) -- Many caravanners were disappointed after the National Boat, Caravan and Outdoor Show at the Birmingham NEC was cancelled. With that in mind, and as alternatives to the London show, Salop Leisure and Lowdhams have stepped in and will be putting on their own free shows starting next weekend, reports the Caravan Times.
(Feb. 10, 2012) -- Ronald Bowyer, owner of the North Texas Jellystone Park Camp-Resort at Rustic Creek Ranch in Burleson, has been recognized with the Entrepreneur and Facility of the Year Awards by the Jellystone Park franchise system.
(Feb. 10, 2012) -- The absence of Carriage product has left a void in the luxury fifth wheel segment. Lifestyle’s new product line will fill this void and raise expectations for this segment, said Kitson.