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RV supplier to expand manufacturing operations
The Associated Press via the Chicago Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
An RV supplier plans to expand its operations in northern Indiana and potentially add more than 300 workers in the coming months. Drew Industries Inc. announced that two of its subsidiaries would increase manufacturing in Goshen and Middlebury. The subsidiaries, Lippert Components Manufacturing and Kinro Manufacturing, now have about 2,800 workers at factories in northern Indiana. More

Alpin Haus president named RVDA Chairman of the Board
Albany (NY) Times-Union    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
Alpin Haus President Andy Heck has been named chairman of the board of RVDA. His father started Alpin Haus as a small ski shop in 1964, and it expanded into the RV business in 1966. It has grown into one of the largest outdoor recreation retailers in the Northeast. More

MVP RV investor to build battery factory
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Chinese businessman Winston Chung, a major investor in Riverside-based MVP RV, told the Los Angeles Times that he intends to build a factory in Southern California to manufacture lithium-sulfur batteries. The company has developed a single all-electric Class A RV that uses a battery invented by Chung. More

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National Park Service announces additional fee-free days for 2012
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To encourage Americans to explore America's natural beauty, rich history, and culture, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the National Park Service will waive admission fees on 17 days in 2012. More

New RVs prove successful for Thor, shares rebound
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Thor Industries' fiscal fourth quarter results still managed to outperform the Zacks Consensus estimate by 10 percent. More

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Detailed handouts available for sessions from the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo
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RVDA has posted handouts and presentation slides from several Convention/Expo speakers, including Garrison Wynn, financial experts from GE Capital, the Go RVing workshop, and the fuel price panel. More
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