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 Hires Chad Holtzinger as Regional Sales Manager

Thu Jul 21, 2016

146911834640115.jpgGOSHEN, INDIANA – Chad Holtzinger has joined Livin Lite as regional sales manager for the company’s CampLite, QuickSilver and OEM product lines. As such, he will serve dealers in the Western United States and Canada, according to a Livin Lite press release.

Holtzinger will also be responsible for further expanding Livin’ Lite market share in those regions. The announcement was made by Dave Boggs, Livin’ Lite general manager.

“Chad brings a decade of RV industry experience to his new position," Boggs says. "He’s served as sales and product managers in the past, which is a real plus, and excels in dealer training and relations. We’re excited he’s here handling our Livin’ Lite lines.”

“Livin’ Lite is really going places,” Holtzinger says. “I couldn’t believe all the expansion projects happening here. They’re planning for the future big time.”

Holtzinger attended Southwestern Michigan College, and joined the RV industry in 2006. He resides in northern Indiana, and particularly enjoys watching his son participate in sports.

Livin’ Lite Recreational Vehicles, a subsidiary of Thor Industries, Inc., is headquartered in Shipshewana, Indiana. Livin’ Lite produces several widely-recognized brands of recreational vehicles, including CampLite, QuickSilver and specialty Ford and Jeep recreational products. For more information concerning Livin’ Lite, visit www.livinlite.com, or call 888-988-8440.