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Mancinelli Joins Holiday Holdings

John Mancinelli has left the Camping World aftermarket accessories store chain, where he was vice president of development, to join Holiday Holdings LLC, the alliance of RV dealerships formed earlier this year by Stephen Adams, non-executive chairman of Affinity Group...

Holiday Holdings to Acquire Sirpilla RV

Holiday Holdings LLC, the nationwide alliance of RV dealerships formed earlier this year, will acquire Sirpilla RV Supercenter of Akron, Ohio, in January, according to Holiday Holdings President Marcus Lemonis. Sirpilla RV will have around $35 million in sales revenue...

Omer Kropf Buys Dutch Park

Recreational park trailer manufacturer Dutch Park Homes Inc., Goshen, Ind., has been personally acquired by Syracuse, Ind., businessman Omer Kropf, president of Supreme Corp., a publicly held commercial vehicle manufacturer also based in Goshen. The sale, for an...

Drew to Move to New York Stock Exchange

Drew Industries Inc., parent of RV industry supplier firms Lippert Components and Kinro, announced Monday (Nov. 24) that it will move its stock to the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) which, along with a broad-based stock market rally, resulted in Drew’s shares closing...

Buffett’s Clayton to Buy Oakwood Homes

The assumption that high profile investor Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. would make more acquisitions in the manufactured housing industry was well-founded because Oakwood Homes Corp. announced today (Nov. 25) it will sell its operations and non-cash assets...

RV Mall Planned for Indio, Calif.

Government officials in Indio, Calif., recently agreed to provide financial incentives for the development of a 25-acre RV mall along I-10, according to a spokesman for the developer, BBD LLC, an entity created by former Teton Homes Inc. owner Robert “Boots” Ingram....

Workhorse Names New President

Dave Olsen, president of GVW Parts since 2001, has been named president of gas and diesel motorhome chassis supplier Workhorse Custom Chassis, a sister company of GVW Parts, the company announced today (Nov. 24). Both Workhorse and GVW Parts are subsidiaries of GVW...