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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 .

Grand Design Wins DSI Award for Fourth Straight Year

Tue Dec 13, 2016

148165001551009.jpgMIDDLEBURY, Indiana – For the fourth consecutive year, Grand Design Recreational Vehicles received top ratings in the Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) Annual Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) survey.

“We are thrilled to be the recipient of the DSI Award for the fourth year in a row," Grand Design President and CEO Don Clark says. "This is the leading industry report card for manufacturers and we are honored that our Grand Design dealers continue to provide us the highest marks for all of our product lines. This year’s results showed that our tradition is continuing as all of the Grand Design products were ranked at the top of the class. Thank you to our Grand Design dealers for your continued support of our company. We are very appreciative of not only your business, but our relationship as well."

This survey measures Reliability/Quality, Parts, Warranty, Sales as well as the ultimate question…”How likely would you recommend this brand to a friend (in a different market) to handle at his/her dealership?” Grand Design has received this award every year for every eligible product line since the company was started.

Grand Design RV manufactures the market-leading Reflection Fifth Wheel and Travel Trailer, Flagship Solitude Extended Stay Fifth Wheel, Luxury Momentum Toy Hauler and Lightweight Imagine Travel Trailer product lines. For more information, visit granddesignrv.com.