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 .
Tue Dec 13, 2016
ELKHART, Indiana - Thor Industries, Inc. has announced the results of voting at its annual meeting of shareholders held on Dec. 9.
At the meeting, approximately 90.5 percent of the eligible votes were cast in person or by proxy for the election of three directors, the ratification of Thor's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm, the advisory vote on executive compensation and the approval of the Thor Industries, Inc. 2016 Equity and Incentive Plan.
Based on the votes cast, all of the directors up for election were elected and all of the proposals passed.
On Proposal 1, about 96.2 percent of shares voted were for the election of Peter Orthwein as director, about 99.3 percent of shares voted were for the election of James Ziemer as director and about 98.9 percent of shares voted were for the election of Bob Martin as director.
On Proposal 2, the ratification of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Thor's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm, about 98.2 percent of votes cast were for the proposal.
On Proposal 3, the advisory vote to approve the compensation of Thor's named executive officers, about 96.6 percent of votes cast were for the proposal.
On Proposal 4, the approval of the Thor Industries, Inc. 2016 Equity and Incentive Plan, about 94 percent of votes cast were for the proposal.