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El Monte Opens

Motorhome rental firm El Monte RV now has 15 “licensee” locations to go along with its 12 company-owned operations. The licensee locations are owned by independent operators such as RV dealers or car rental companies, said Joe Laing, director of marketing...

El Monte Opens

Motorhome rental firm El Monte RV now has 15 “licensee” locations to go along with its 12 company-owned operations. The licensee locations are owned by independent operators such as RV dealers or car rental companies, said Joe Laing, director of marketing...

Terveer Joins Georgie Boy

Pat Terveer, until recently the director of sales and product planning at the American Coach subsidiary of Fleetwood Enterprises Inc., has joined the Georgie Boy Manufacturing subsidiary of Coachmen Industries Inc. American Coach is a highline Class A motorhome...

Humphreys to get ARC’s Coleman Award

Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) President Dave Humphreys is the recipient of the 2001 Sheldon Coleman Great Outdoors Award, which is presented by the American Recreation Coalition (ARC). Humphreys will receive the award on June 12 in Washington, D.C....

Wyland Named Patrick Industries Chairman

Harold Wyland, who retired from Patrick Industries Inc. during 1999, was named chairman of the Elkhart, Ind.-based RV/manufactured housing industry supplier/distributor on Tuesday (May 29). Wyland, 64, replaces Mervin Lung, 78, who now is chairman emeritus of the firm...

Starcraft Vans Sale Completed

The sale of Starcraft Corp.’s van conversion manufacturing business to Centurion Vehicles Inc. of White Pigeon, Mich., was finalized on Tuesday (May 29). The deal was closed under terms revealed earlier this month. Starcraft Corp. sold its van conversion business in...

Starcraft Vans Sale Completed

The sale of Starcraft Corp.’s van conversion manufacturing business to Centurion Vehicles Inc. of White Pigeon, Mich., was finalized on Tuesday (May 29). The deal was closed under terms revealed earlier this month. Starcraft Corp. sold its van conversion business in...

Wyland Named Patrick Industries Chairman

Harold Wyland, who retired from Patrick Industries Inc. during 1999, was named chairman of the Elkhart, Ind.-based RV/manufactured housing industry supplier/distributor on Tuesday (May 29). Wyland, 64, replaces Mervin Lung, 78, who now is chairman emeritus of the firm...

Impact of High Fuel Prices Mixed

Gasoline prices have climbed to more than $2 a gallon in many parts of the country, but dealers and manufacturers report the impact on RV sales, so far, is mixed. “It hasn’t affected us yet,” said Bill Fenech, vice president and general manager of the...