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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 .

Thetford's Protect All Wins Gold Medal for Holding Tank Chemicals

Mon Dec 5, 2016

146099368760656.jpgANN ARBOR, Michigan - Each year, the MotorHome and Trailer Life Reader’s Choice Awards are an opportunity for RVers to speak out about what products they love.

And as they do every year, RVers had great things to say about products from Thetford, including Protect All.

Readers of Trailer Life awarded Protect All a gold medal for RV Cleaning Products and Thetford a gold in RV Holding Tank Chemicals. Thetford also received a bronze in RV Cleaning products.

Meanwhile, MotorHome readers chose Thetford to receive a gold for Holding Tank Chemicals and for RV Toilets and selected Protect All for a silver in the RV Cleaning Product category.

“Customers know our products best, so awards like this mean a great deal to us,” Thetford Director of Marketing Andy Bialorucki says. “Dealers who sell our products can do so with the confidence that consumers love them and will seek them out.”

Bialorucki says Thetford’s more than 50-year track record of providing quality products is the main reason for the company’s continued success in the Reader’s Choice Awards.

“RVers count on Thetford products to help them enjoy the RV lifestyle,” Bialorucki says. “As the RV experts, we’re committed to making sure our products continue to be the best available in the market.”

Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Thetford is the world's leading supplier of sanitation and refrigeration products for the RV, marine and heavy-duty truck industries. It is a privately-held company with seven manufacturing facilities in four nations.