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April 14, 2011

New RV company begins selling trailers, hauler

ELKHART —

 A new recreational vehicle manufacturer is introducing lightweight travel trailers and a multi-purpose hauler.

Echo Manufacturing employs 17 people and is headed by President Mike Scheetz.

The company is offering its trailers "American Spirit" and "Canadian Spirit" and hauler "Bandit APH" in different floor plans and lengths. The trailers will be offered with six floor plans in lengths from 19 feet to 27 feet and the hauler will be offered in 19-, 24- and 32-foot lengths.

Scheetz said the first units have been shipped to dealers and the company is taking orders.

He said Bank of America has approved the company for floorplan financing by dealers.

Scheetz said he has 15 years experience in the RV industry, including RV development and sales.

"I’ve had some great rides in this business," Scheetz said. "I’m looking forward to another one."

The company’s website is at www.echorv.com and Scheetz’s phone number is 574-333-3669.

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