ADVISORY, Aug. 25, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) and Flexsteel Industries, Inc. (FLXS) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate 2010 marking the centennial of the RV industry.
In honor of the occasion, representatives will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell.
- Richard Coon, President of RVIA
- Ron Klosterman, CEO and President of Flexsteel
- Jim Gilbertson, Vice President of Flexsteel, Recreation Vehicle Operations
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, August 26th, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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About Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA):
The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) is the national trade association representing recreation vehicle (RV) manufacturers and their component parts suppliers who together build more than 98 percent of all RVs produced in the U.S.
An RV is a vehicle designed as temporary living quarters for recreational, camping, travel or season use. RVs may be motorized (motorhomes) or towable (travel trailers, folding camping trailers and truck campers). Off-road vehicles are not included in the RV definition.
Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Reston, Virginia, RVIA is a unifying force for safety and professionalism within the RV industry and works with both federal and state government agencies to protect the interests of its members.
A clearinghouse of industry facts and information, RVIA also provides free materials to consumers and other publics about RV travel and camping and actively works with the media nationwide to educate the public about the benefits of RVing.
RVIA maintains an inspection program to monitor compliance of the plumbing, heating, fire and life safety, and the electrical systems of the RVs manufactured by its members in conformance to the NFPA 1192 standard for RVs.
AboutFlexsteel Industries, Inc. (FLXS):
Flexsteel Industries, Inc. and subsidiaries is one of the oldest and largest manufacturers, importers and marketers of residential, recreation vehicle and commercial upholstered and wooden furniture products in the country. The Company's furniture products include a broad line of quality upholstered and wooden furniture for residential, recreational vehicle and commercial use. Product offerings include a wide variety of upholstered and wood furniture such as sofas, loveseats, chairs, reclining and rocker-reclining chairs, swivel rockers, sofa beds, convertible bedding units, occasional tables, desks, dining tables and chairs, bedroom furniture and home and commercial office furniture. The Company has one active wholly-owned subsidiary: DMI Furniture, Inc. ("DMI"), which is a Louisville, Kentucky-based, manufacturer, importer and marketer of residential and commercial office furniture with manufacturing and warehouses in Indiana and manufacturing sources in Asia; DMI's divisions are WYNWOOD, Homestyles and DMI Commercial Office Furniture.
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