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 .
Fri Aug 26, 2016
The electronic version of the August issue of RV News is now available on the website.
In this issue, we take you to a preview of the Elkhart Open House extravaganza, to be held Sept. 19-23, which will be the biggest such show Elkhart has put on. The story will give the first look into what will be rolling into town for that week-long show.
Additionally, a story profiling Veurinks’ RV Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan will show the lengths that Tim Veurink has gone to making sure the family-owned business adheres to the principles and traditions that his family – and all of Veurinks’ RV’s customers – have come to love.
Check out the first story in the magazine that details Jayco’s Dealer Homecoming that took place in early August as the 2017 lineup was shown off, just one month after the biggest manufacturer-to-manufacturer acquisition in the RV industry history.
Finally, be sure to read a story about Alpha Systems, LLC and the innovative ways that the RV supplier has come up with keeping water out of an RV.
Follow the link below to start reading August’s issue of RV News.