Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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 Elkhart-based Skyline Corp. earlier this year closed this RV manufacturing plant on C.R. 15, along with one next door. Its last RV plant is now in Bristol.

A 28-year-old Indiana law makes it difficult, but not impossible, for a company to attempt a hostile takeover of any company based in Indiana.


Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 6:06 a.m.
 Jennifer Lamirand cleans up a weather sealed joint on a Skyline travel trailer at the Elkhart RV Open House Week Sept. 15, 2014. A Phoenix-based competitor is trying to acquire the Elkhart company in a hostile takeover bid.

The news comes as the Elkhart-based company negotiates a deal to spin off its recreational vehicle division and sell it to Evergreen RV.


Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 6:06 p.m.
 Visitors to the RV Open House at the RV/MH Hall of Fame walk past the Keystone display units as they enter the open house Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Industrywide shipments in August rose 5.8 percent from the same month last year, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association announced Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

Recreational vehicle makers are on pace to ship 350,000 RVs, according to an industry trade group.


Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 5:46 p.m.
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 Don Emahiser, president of Skyline Corp's RV Group, stands before one of the company's new travel trailer brands, the Trident, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 as his staff set up its display for last week's RV Open House Week outside the RV/MH Hall of Fame. Skyline announced Friday, Sept. 26 that it's selling the RV side of its business to Middlebury-based Evergreen RV.
Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 11:17 a.m.

The announcement was made Friday but terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed.

Posted on Sept. 25, 2014 at 7:46 a.m.

Tommie Lee sat down with Chamber President and CEO Kyle Hannon for a discussion of Elkhart’s economy today and tomorrow.

 Greg Merkel of Leo's Vacation Center in Baltimore checks out a Tuscany unit as he visits the annual RV Open House at the RV/MH Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Merkel and his wife Jacki traveled to Elkhart for the week long show.
Posted on Sept. 17, 2014 at 6:29 p.m.

The increasingly popular Elkhart RV Open House Week that started Tuesday helps Elkhart County companies drum up more business.

 CWRV Transport driver James Trace backs a towable RV unit into a parking space after picking it up from Heartland RV on the north side of Elkhart on April 15, 2014. The company has announced plans for an $8 million expansion that will create 85 new jobs.
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 5:42 p.m.

The company has doubled its sales from five years ago.

 Don Emahiser, president of Skyline Corp's RV Group, stands before one of the company's new travel trailer brands, the Trident, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 as his staff sets up its display for this week's RV Open House Week outside the RV/MH Hall of Fame.
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 3:57 p.m.

Skyline Corp. looks to boost its sagging fortunes at the RV Open House Week

 Dr. Mojgan Arashvand has joined the staff at Marshall County Cardiology Specialists.
Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 10:53 p.m.

This week’s On The Move includes reports from Jayco, Thor Industries, Foremost Transport, Kruggel Lawton and Marshall County Cardiology.

 Donald Rhodes works on the Fan-Tastic vent assembly line at Atwood Mobile Products on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. An Atwood spokesman said on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 that it is too soon to know whether the company's acquisition by Dometic Global Group will result in any job cuts, but he noted Atwood does not locally produce the mobile air-conditioners and refrigerators that Dometic makes.
Posted on Sept. 9, 2014 at 2:32 p.m.

There are some product overlap but no immediate plans to cut jobs.

 Motorhomes on display at the RV/MH Hall of Fame Open House Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, are shown through the door of a toy hauler fifth wheel. The 2014 RV Open House is Sept. 16-18.
Posted on Sept. 9, 2014 at 7:51 a.m.

The 1,400 hotel rooms in the 13 hotels near the Indiana Toll Road and Cassopolis Street interchange have been booked for the event aimed at connecting RV dealers and manufacturers.

 Elkhart County Sheriffs Department is asking businesses to be alert for the thefts of this air-pollution control device, the catalytic converter, from vehicles on their properties. The parts contain valuable precious metals that thieves sell to scrapyards.
Posted on Sept. 2, 2014 at 3:32 p.m.

Police in Elkhart County are asking RV makers and transport firms to be on the lookout for thieves interested in stealing the devices that can contain valuable precious metals.

 Construction crews are nearing completion of a new 180,000-square-foot building on Century Drive in Goshen that will house Dave Carter & Associates, an RV and manufactured housing parts distributor.
Posted on Aug. 23, 2014 at 1:46 a.m.

An Elkhart RV company is moving into a larger Goshen facility.  


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