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 Aug 9, 2016
GOSHEN, INDIANA – Robbie McClure has been promoted to district sales manager for Livin’ Lite’s CampLite, QuickSilver, as well as Ford and Jeep lines of towable products. His territory includes the Northcentral United States and Canada.
Dave Boggs, Livin’ Lite general manager, made the announcement, saying that McClure's experience and knowledge is invaluable.
“Robbie brings a vast knowledge of production and sales experience to the table," Boggs says. "His aluminum manufacturing expertise, as well as his understanding of the importance of customer service training, offer obvious assets.”
“I’m pleased to have the opportunity to join this new Livin’ Lite team," McClure says. "The vibe here is exciting, and the industry will be impressed with what we’ve planned for 2017.”
Area dealers who’ve been allowed a sneak-peak of the 2017 products are enthusiastic over the extent of product improvements, according to a press release. In addition, Livin’ Lite has heightened its emphasis on dealer development, dealer training and building the strongest lightweight aluminum towables in the industry.
McClure majored in business, resides in northern Indiana and he and his family enjoy camping, boating and a variety of sports.