Sunday, January 25, 2015

RV Industry


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On the last day of the week-long program, students will get to interview with one of Elkhart County’s leading RV manufacturers.

Sarah Duis

Posted on Jan. 23, 2015 at 7:35 p.m.

Lippert Components paid $9.4 million for the Elkhart-based fabrication and coating business.

Sarah Duis

Posted on Jan. 19, 2015 at 8:53 p.m.
Former employ receives 11-year prison term for stealing $1M worth of copper wire from company

Deal will give Heartland access to more LaGrange County workers, space. 

Jeff Parrott

Posted on Jan. 5, 2015 at 11:34 a.m.
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Posted on Dec. 20, 2014 at 9:04 a.m.

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Posted on Dec. 14, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.

RV workers — a cornerstone of the Elkhart County economy — cherish the good days and hang tough and manage when economy slips beneath them. 

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Doug Gaeddert is confident the company can meet demand and says wages could rise.

Posted on Dec. 5, 2014 at 6:59 a.m.

One small dealer says digital technology has eliminated his need to make the annual trip to Louisville, Ky.

Posted on Dec. 4, 2014 at 12:22 p.m.

Heavy reliance on the RV sector, which is vulnerable when the economy slows, has prompted long-standing calls for economic diversification.


Posted on Dec. 3, 2014 at 5:32 p.m.

Offerings at the 52nd annual RV National Trade Show include a ceiling vent with a built-in rain cover and an electronic tablet that lets the RV owner control the vehicle’s functions.