Industry Links

RVIA Economic Impact Study

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 .

Livin Lite RV Promotes Dave Boggs to General Manager

Wed Jun 29, 2016

146721846446798.jpgSHIPSHEWANA, Indiana – Livin Lite RV, Inc. and Venture RV has promoted industry veteran Dave Boggs to general manager.

The announcement was made by Aram Koltookian, president of Livin Lite, K-Z and Venture recreational vehicles, who noted that Boggs brings more than 20 years of RV product planning, sales and marketing experience to his position.

Marlene Snyder, vice president of sales and marketing for K-Z and Venture, will oversee those same activities at Livin Lite.

“We are convinced that K-Z’s strong commitment to quality, training and dealer support, coupled with Livin Lite’s unique products, will offer dealerships a winning combination,” Koltookian says. “The entire K-Z team is excited to work with Livin Lite’s distinctive product lines, and we welcome their established dealer base into the K-Z family. Dave brings a fresh and focused outlook to this brand, and we see great growth potential in Livin Lite products.”

“I look forward to the opportunity of working with Livin Lite’s sales department,” Boggs says. “K-Z’s management team will be working closely with Livin Lite to ensure a smooth transition. As always, anyone with questions or concerns is welcome to contact any of us.”

For more information concerning K-Z and its products, visit, or call (800) 768-4016.