The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Tue Jun 28, 2016
Elkhart, Indiana - Thor Motor Coach has presented family owned and operated Total Value RV of Elkhart Indiana with the Thor Motor Coach Prestige Partner Award for 2015.
This award is presented to Thor Motor Coach dealers across the United States based on level of customer service and sales achievements. Total Value RV is Thor Motor Coach’s geographically closest dealership and according to dealership owner Hank Schrock, enjoys a great business relationship. The close proximity to the Northern Indiana RV manufacturer prompted Mr. Schrock to create the motto: “Buy ‘Em Where They’re Built!”
This will mark the fourth year in a row Total Value RV has received this honor as they represent some of Thor Motor Coach’s top selling brands; Tuscany, Palazzo, Challenger, Miramar, Hurricane and Axis.
Total Value RV was founded by Hank Schrock in 2002 and has been on an upward trajectory since the credit crunch of 2008. Specializing in new Forest River and Thor Motor Coach Class “A” motorized RVs, as well as Coachmen Class C Motor Homes, Heartland Travel Trailers and Flagstaff fifth wheels and travel trailers.