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 .

KING and Host Industries Partner for Exclusivity

Fri Sep 16, 2016

BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota — KING, has announced a new exclusive product agreement with Oregon-based Host Industries.

KING will be the exclusive provider of both satellite and OTA products for all of Host’s line of truck campers. The KING Jack will now come standard as the exclusive OTA digital HDTV antenna on all new Host campers, while KING’s Quest will be the exclusive satellite TV option. Host’s line of truck campers offers seven different products for both short- and standard-length truck beds and range in floor length from 8-feet-6-inches to 11-feet-6-inches.

“We are very excited to bring together two names synonymous with innovation, excellence and quality in the industry – Host and KING,” KING National Sales Manager Jeremy Buckmeier says. “Host campers are made for people who camp by people who camp, so they understand everything necessary in providing a memorable experience. We are proud that our KING products will now help them provide that experience across their entire camper product line.”

Host Industries was founded in 2001 when Dave Hogue and Mark Storch, two legendary names in the RV business, joined forces to create a new line of campers. Its camper line offers an innovative combination of design, technology and quality. Host campers are available at more than 10 dealers located throughout the United States. More information is available at hostcampers.com.