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 Jack Will Come Standard on All Forest River Cedar Creek Models

Wed Oct 12, 2016

146851303230683.jpgBLOOMINGTON, Minnesota - KING, known for its innovation and market presence with over-the-air TV antennas in the luxury fifth-wheel segment, is strengthening its relationship with Forest River’s Cedar Creek line of fifth-wheel RVs.

The KING Jack will now come standard as the exclusive over-the-air (OTA) digital HDTV antenna on all new orders for all Cedar Creek models: the Champagne Edition, the Cottage, the Hathaway Edition and the Silverback Edition. Cedar Creek is owned by Forest River, Inc.

“As more and more OEMs better understand what a game-changer the Jack is for mobile OTA applications, the more they want to make it a core feature of their products for RVers,” KING National Sales Manager Jeremy Buckmeier says. “The Jack is a high-quality, innovative product – which makes it a perfect fit on each of the Cedar Creek models.”

The KING Jack offers RVers a wealth of features and advantages, including a wider reception range, superior UHF reception, easy antenna rotation and a compact, aerodynamic design that is 70 percent smaller and requires less roof space than traditional RV antennas.