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Provan Moves South to Greener Market Pastures

Hauling a recreational vehicle cross county can be a challenge. Taking an entire RV company from Denver to South Carolina goes substantially beyond that. David Rowe, owner of 18-year-old Provan Industries, which manufactures Tiger Class B and Class C chassis-mounted motorhomes, said the move last year from the Rocky Mountains region to the Deep South was necessary to find new customers for his products. “We relocated because we wanted to get into a fresh market,” said Rowe, whose company began... Read more

Horizons Meets Custom, Full-Time Trailer Needs

After an eight-year stint as president of First Bank of Manhattan (Kan.) and a decade as executive vice president and CFO of steel-distributor Joined Steel Pipe and Supply, Phil Brokenicky set out to own his own company. When a friend told Brokenicky that Horizons Inc., a small Kansas factory-direct towable RV manufacturer was for sale, he was curious. “One trip through the plant told me that I was looking at a diamond in the rough,” said Brokenicky, 54, who bought Horizons from founder Harold... Read more

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