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 Two More Keystone Trailers

Mon Nov 21, 2016

147974958017691.jpgBLOOMINGTON, Minnesota - KING is bringing its industry-leading Jack antenna to two more Keystone product series.

The KING Jack will now come standard as the exclusive over-the-air digital HDTV antenna on all new orders of Keystone’s Alpine and Avalanche luxury fifth-wheel series. Alpine offers seven floorplans ranging in size from 34 feet to 39 feet, while Avalanche offers eight floorplans ranging in size from 34 feet to 42 feet.

“These are both next-generation luxury fifth-wheel product lines and the KING Jack will help it provide a next-generation luxury entertainment experience,” KING National Sales Manager for OEMs Jeremy Buckmeier says. “We’re excited to have the Jack be a key part of the ownership experience with both product lines.”

“We engineered Alpine and Avalanche from the frame up to be a generation ahead of anything else on the market today and the Jack is an innovative product that fits their brands perfectly,” Keystone Product Manager Jeff Wagner says. “This new feature ensures owners will find the perfect fifth-wheel for their budget, lifestyle and family entertainment needs.”

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.

Based in Goshen, Indiana, Keystone is one of the industry’s largest producers of recreational vehicles, including travel trailers, fifth wheels and toy haulers.