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 .

DENSO Manufacturing Expands Manufacturing Lines

Mon Jul 25, 2016

146194901013088.pngMARYVILLE, Tennessee - Last year, DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc. announced a $400 million investment to expand manufacturing lines, which would result in the creation of 500 new jobs. On Thursday, the company broke ground on a key portion of this investment - a 186,528 square foot consolidated warehouse, located on its Maryville, Tennessee campus. The warehouse is due to be complete by October 2017.

The new warehouse allows DMTN to consolidate its various warehouse operations in the Maryville area and free up manufacturing space that can be used to produce products, such as head-up displays, instrument clusters and electronic control units, according to a press release.

“As we continue to expand, we also renew our commitment to serve our customers with our best efforts and to make important new contributions to the economic well-being of Blount County, East Tennessee and the region as whole,” President and CEO Jack Helmboldt says.

Because of the creation of 500 new jobs, DENSO is currently hiring for team members in Production, Logistics and Maintenance. Also currently needed are experienced production leaders as well as a variety of professional positions. Anyone interested in applying for a position at DENSO should visit www.densocareers.com>