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.

Walex Hires New RV Rep Agency for the US

Tue Dec 3, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

Walex Products Co. has hired Tom Manning & Associates as the company's new aftermarket RV rep agency for the USA, effective December 1st, 2019.

Tom Manning & Associates team photo.
“We represent a small, select group of leading suppliers within the market,” says Tom Manning, president of Tom Manning & Associates, “and we are very excited about working with the exceptional people at Walex. We see Walex as a premium brand that brings great value to the market. As such, we see this relationship as a very strong fit for both parties and a compliment to the other brands we represent.”

Tom Manning & Associates, established in 1982, is a full-service agency who works closely with distribution and retailers across the country. The company has nine outside sales representatives and three inside support personnel to ensure suppliers are well represented, and key products are given strong support.”

Tony Butler, Walex RV and marine sales manager says, “We are very excited to partner with Tom Manning & Associates. They bring years of industry experience and knowledge, not to mention, a strong work ethic, geographical reach, and solid relationships with distributors and dealers. We are excited to see what the future holds for both of us.”