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 .

Starcraft Introduces Mercury Super Lite Travel Trailer Line

Tue Nov 15, 2016

145770722814583.gifTOPEKA, Indiana - Continuing its focus on dealer feedback and market needs, Starcraft has announced the introduction of the all new Mercury Super Lite travel trailer line.

“Open House 2016 marked a new level of excitement surrounding the full line up of Starcraft travel trailers and fifth wheels,” Starcraft RV President Akos Sefcsik says. “For a company with over 50 years’ experience in the RV industry, the introduction of three new segments, the Comet Mini, Launch Grand Touring and Solstice Super Lite fifth wheel as well as the repositioning of our existing brands has created an energy usually felt in a start-up company. The new Mercury line-up will continue to build on this excitement.”

“Our Starcraft team is focused on listening to our dealers and retail customers then responding quickly,” Vice President of Sales and Product Development Nick Eppert says. “The new Mercury Super Lite line was developed directly from the feedback of our existing, as well as new dealers, coming out of the Elkhart Open House. The Mercury line has been designed to keep up with the active lifestyle of both experienced and new RVer’s. The line-up will be lightweight, easy to tow and aggressively priced. With an all new eye-catching exterior coupled with warm and inviting interior appointments, Mercury will bring in additional customers and sales to our dealers. In addition, Mercury will offer the latest in interior comfort features as well as the Starcraft 2-Year Limited Warranty.

For more information on the all new Mercury Super Lite, contact Eppert at neppert@starcraftrv.com.