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 .

ASA Electronics Hires Brad Summy as Account Manager

Tue Aug 9, 2016

147076115931407.jpgELKHART, Indiana – Keeping up with its ever growing customer base, ASA Electronics has expanded its agricultural division to include Brad Summy as their National Agricultural Account Manager. His major responsibilities will include promoting ASA Electronics’ product lines to the heavy duty AG industry, as well as prospecting new business clients for any audio and observation system needs.

“Brad Summy is the perfect choice for this position as he has a degree in agriculture as well as some 17 plus years of real world, front line experience as a parts manager for a large AG dealership as well as a major OEM Parts and Service Sales Manager," ASA's Heavy Duty Industry Manager Fred Roetker says. "Brad is well connected in the AG industry and has a good knowledge of electronics. We are very excited to have Brad join our team.”

“I have seen the dealer level and the OEM level and now I am working from the supplier level," Summy says. "Knowing how all these levels interact will help me provide excellent customer service and business opportunities for my accounts. I also love getting to work with all kinds of agriculture markets. Having always been tied to one manufacturer, I now get to work with all of them, which is very exciting.”