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 .

King Partners With Winnebago For TV Antennas

Thu Jul 14, 2016

146851303230683.jpgBLOOMINGTON, Minnesota - King, known for its innovation and market presence with over-the-air TV antennas in the RV segment, is strengthening its relationship with Winnebago and its growing line of towable RVs.

The King Jack will now come standard as the exclusive over-the-air digital HDTV antenna on all new Winnebago towables across its entire line of luxury fifth-wheels, travel trailers and toy haulers. The agreement is effective immediately.

The King Jack offers RVers a wealth of features and advantages, including a wider reception range, superior UHF reception, easy antenna rotation and a compact, aerodynamic design that is 70 percent smaller and requires less roof space than traditional RV antennas.

“We are excited about growing our already strong relationship with Winnebago and about helping them offer the best towable products in the industry,” King's National Sales Manager Jeremy Buckmeier says. “The Jack is a high-quality, innovative product – which makes it a perfect fit for the revered Winnebago brand and its outstanding line of towable RVs.”