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Thor Posts Record 2Q Income, Revenues

Thor Industries Inc. recorded over $1 billion in sales at the midway point in fiscal 2006, highlighting a report that showed record earnings and revenues for the company’s second quarter and first six months, ended Jan. 31. “Several factors contributed to this...

SEC Suing Sun Communities' Executives

The top two officers and a former senior executive of Southfield, Mich.-based Sun Communities Inc. are being sued by federal regulators for accounting fraud that resulted in the manufactured housing maker overstating earnings by $10.9 million between 2000 and 2002,...

Thor Industries Named in WSJ Scoreboard

Thor Industries Inc. earned a top ranking in The Wall Street Journal’s Shareholder Scoreboard for the recreational products and services category, as of year-end 2005. According to a press release, Jackson Center, Ohio-based Thor achieved a top-rated five-year...

Thor Industries Named in WSJ Scoreboard

Thor Industries Inc. earned a top ranking in The Wall Street Journal’s Shareholder Scoreboard for the recreational products and services category, as of year-end 2005. According to a press release, Jackson Center, Ohio-based Thor achieved a top-rated five-year...

Kapson Made Mark in Van, RV Industries

Jordan Kapson, founder of The Jordan Automotive Group in Mishawaka, Ind., whose firm sold van conversions and procured Ford chassis for the recreational vehicle industry, died in his home Feb. 23 at the age of 82. Kapson was a Chicago native who opened his first car...

Mandalay Introduces Valencia Diesel

Thor’s Mandalay Luxury Division has introduced the more affordable Valencia diesel pusher motorhome for 2006 with three available floorplans and up to four slideouts. John Krider, product planning manager for the newly created division of Thor Industries Inc....

Newmar Corp. Appoints New President

Newmar Corp., the privately owned Nappanee, Ind.-based manufacturer of high-end Class A motorhomes and fifth-wheels, announced to its dealers Friday (Feb. 24) the appointment of Matthew Miller as president, effective today. Miller, the son of Newmar owner Mahlon...

Park Service Outlines '07 Budget Request

The National Park Service (NPS) recently released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2007, showing a funding increase of $23.4 million from 2006. According to a press release, the Bush Administration has proposed a 2007 budget request of $2.2 billion, which includes...

Ameri-Camp Names Director of Marketing

RV Manufacturing Enterprises LLC, dba Ameri-Camp, Syracuse, Ind., continued its restructuring efforts with the appointment of David S. Raphael as director of marketing and dealer development. The move follows an announcement on Feb. 14 naming Norman L. Frohreich as...