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 .

CURT Manufacturing Making Large Footprint at SEMA Show

Tue Oct 18, 2016

147680743719296.gifCURT Manufacturing LLC. aims to make a lasting impression at The SEMA Show 2016 in Las Vegas. In 2014, CURT acquired California-based ARIES Automotive, and in 2016, LUVERNE Truck Equipment, based out of South Dakota. Each of the three brands will be represented with its own booth, all located near the entrance of the Upper South Hall in the Las Vegas Convention Center, according to a press release.

CURT has been manufacturing USA-made trailer hitches for more than 20 years at its headquarters in Wisconsin. CURT will fill a 30 x 60 foot space, showing a variety of towing products, including custom-fit trailer hitches, fifth wheels and goosenecks. New products include a 15K TruTrack weight distribution system, OEM puck system fifth wheel legs for the new Nissan Titan XD, expanded towing security line and more. Visit CURT booth #34017 to learn more about what CURT can offer your business.

ARIES Automotive has been developing sleek, stylish truck and Jeep accessories for more than 20 years. The 30 x 60 foot booth will be filled with completely decked out vehicles, including a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and a 2016 Ford F-150 Super Crew. ARIES has an immense amount of new products focusing on Jeep accessories, bumpers, interior products, accessories for the AdvantEDGE series and more. Visit ARIES at booth #34031 and take a tour of all three featured vehicles.

LUVERNE Truck Accessories has been around for more than 50 years as a USA-made, hardworking, high-quality truck accessories manufacturer. LUVERNE will feature a USA-wrapped 2017 Ford F-250 in its 20 x 30 foot space. New products will be introduced at the show including the Baja Guard, textured rubber tow guard and new finish options for several different side steps. Stop by booth #35017 and learn more about the newest member of the CURT family.

Visit all of the booths at SEMA to take a tour of the new products, learn about the free B2B University program and watch the latest made-in-house YouTube videos.