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 Debuting All New Models at Open House

Wed Sep 21, 2016

Lance Camper Manufacturing has debuted all its new models and decors at the Chubby Trout Open House location on the corner of Cassopolis Street and County Road 6.

“Man, we are jazzed and can hardly wait to show our latest models and all new decors off this week,” Lance Camper Director of Marketing Bob Rogers says. "Since joining the show two years ago, Lance has had nothing but great success at the Open House and is looking forward to continuing the trend this year."

Interior changes are numerous, including stainless steel appliances, planked wood flooring, new counter and table top designs, residential styled sinks with high rise pull out faucet, galley overhead cabinet soffit with puck lighting, new window treatment design and new euro-inspired cabinet door and dinette drawer hardware.

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

“Along with three stunning all new interior decors, we will be showing an all new 23-foot rear living room model in our Travel Trailer line up in Elkhart this year," Natioanl Sales Manager Gary Conley says. "With over 50 feature enhancements there will be a lot to review with our dealers and dealer prospects this year and invite everyone to stop by the Lance display”.