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By: On: Thursday January 13 2011

Heartland RV LogoFans of Glendale’s Titanium cab-over front cap system for fifth-wheel units will be pleased to learn that Heartland RV is bringing it back. According to a release, Heartland RV will be incorporating the distinctive, aerodynamic design to its fifth-wheel lines.

Heartland announced that it had acquired the Titanium’s intellectual property from Glendale several months back after Glendale filed for bankruptcy. Glendale one dominated the Canadian fifth-wheel marketplace with its Titanium lineup and Heartland RV is clearly hoping there is still some interest in the brand.

“We acquired all the patents, so we will be the only company offering this highly innovative design,” says Coley Brady, vice president of sales for Heartland. “Everyone familiar with the industry – trade and consumer – recognizes the Titanium cab-over cap as one of those engineering advances that really impacts the market. We will be offering the Titanium front cap in our luxury Bighorn fifth-wheel brand along with the Road Warrior and Cyclone toy hauler lines.

By: On: Monday March 22 2010

glendale0322Despite some recent good news on the RV front, all is still not well in the business of recreational vehicles.

Glendale Recreational Vehicles declared bankruptcy earlier this year, resulting in the sudden unemployment of 200 workers. Ernst and Young appointed trustee and Century Services Inc. will be conducting auctions in Red Deer, Alta. and Strathroy, Ont. on April, 2010.

Glendale RV began manufacturing in 1950 and at one time sold more RVs in Canada than any other manufacturer. Brand names such as Titanium, Golden Falcon, Travelaire and Royal Classic are all produced by Glendale RV.




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