2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes.

The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

Aqua-Hot Names Salihagic General Manager

Thu Sep 26, 2019
Author: RV News staff

156950404318550.jpgAirxcel’s Aqua-Hot Heating Systems brand has hired Selma Salihagic as its new general manager

According to Airxcel President Kevin Phillips, Salihagic, before joining the company, was the senior director of operations and supply chain management for Cobham Semiconductor Solutions in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Previously, she held senior positions at Xetawave and Ball Aerospace, both in Colorado.

Salihagic earned a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in the same field from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Salihagic holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from Villanova University.

"Selma is an experienced and successful operations executive with a passion for achieving results and has an excellent track record of developing people," Phillips says.

Aqua-Hot manufactures hydronic heating solutions for motorhomes and travel trailers. Their products are adaptable to a wide range of applications and operate on diesel, propane and natural gas.