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 Announces Autumn Ridge Sport Camping Series

Thu Nov 17, 2016

147794118836105.jpgTOPEKA, Indiana - Continuing to be responsive to market trends, Starcraft has announced the introduction of the Autumn Ridge “Sport Camping Series.”

“The fast paced travel trailer market continues to evolve as new buyers enter the market,” Starcraft President Akos Sefcsik says. “It is of the utmost importance for both Starcraft and our dealers that we listen and stay ahead of the curve in product design and price points.”

“The Autumn Ridge Sport Camping Series will build on the success of the newly redesigned and repositioned Autumn Ridge line up,”, Starcraft Vice President of Sales and Product Development Nick Eppert says. “At Open House 2016, existing dealers, as well as new dealers, were excited about the new upgraded exteriors and interiors on the new Autumn Ridge line up. The new Sport Camping Series will offer additional floorplans, features and a price point to the line-up aimed specifically at the active, cost conscience RV buyer. In addition, the Sport Camping Series will offer the latest in interior comfort features as well as the Starcraft 2-Year Limited Warranty."

Initially available in four floorplans, the Sport Camping Series will focus on the lighter weight, easy-to-tow family models.

“Starcraft, with the help of our dealers and retail customers, is green, growing and reacting to market trends faster than ever,” Eppert says. “The new Sport Camping Series continues to reflect this momentum and agility.”

For more information on the Autumn Ridge Sport Camping Series, contact Eppert at neppert@starcraftrv.com.