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 .

Lance Camper Manufacturing Announces Enhancements to Travel Trailers

Wed Sep 14, 2016

147387050690745.jpgLance Camper Manufacturing has announced 50-plus standard and optional feature enhancements to its already-popular ultra-light travel trailer line up.

Most notable on the list are three all new designer décor packages including stainless steel appliances, camper-friendly planked wood flooring, new counter and table top designs, residential styled sink (most models) with high rise pull out faucet, new galley overhead cabinet soffit with puck lighting, new window treatment design as well as new euro inspired cabinet door and dinette drawer hardware.

“We are ecstatic with how the new interior decors came together” Lance Camper Manager of Research and Design Randy Hunter says.

On the exterior, key enhancements include a new tapered/radius roof design, a new molded LP tank cover, tri-five LP tank option, locking sidewall located six-volt compliant battery compartments, new aluminum wheel design, new gray exterior fiberglass rear wall and available 2 5/8-inch chassis lift kit.

“The reception by our dealer body to all the enhancements to the travel trailer line up has been fantastic," Gary Conley of Lance Camper says. "The combination of raising our game in both areas of form as well as function is proving to be a successful formula when delivering the value proposition our customers are looking for.”