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 .
Wed Oct 12, 2016
MIDDLEBURY, Indiana – Grand Design Recreational Vehicle has announced the production of the 25,000th Grand Design towable recreational vehicle.
“Our first unit came off the production line in January of 2013, and in less than four years we are celebrating our 25,000th unit produced," Grand Design President Don Clark says. "We are excited to hit this milestone in such a short time, however, an even bigger milestone is of the 25,000 units that have been produced, more than 21,000 of these have been retail sold. The true benchmark of our success is how the retail consumer embraces the Grand Design products and business philosophies. Retail customers continue to show their support for our products and our company at an amazing pace.”
Grand Design RV towable retail market share has increased by 46.1 percent year over year through August, according to Statistical Surveys, Inc.
“I would like to thank all of our Grand Design team members, our dealers and our retail customers for all you have done for Grand Design," Clark says. "Without you, this milestone would not have been possible. We have an amazing team and couldn’t be more proud of what we have achieved together.”
Grand Design RV manufactures the market-leading Reflection Fifth Wheel and Travel Trailer, Flagship Solitude Extended Stay Fifth Wheel, Luxury Momentum Toy Hauler and Lightweight Imagine Travel Trailer product lines.