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 .
Wed Dec 21, 2016
ELKHART, Indiana - Lonnie O’Quin of Poplarville Camper Sales in Poplarville, Mississippi was the winner of a GoPro HERO4 wearable video camera through participating in WFCO Electronics’ prize drawing at the 2016 RVIA National RV Trade Show in Louisville from Nov. 28 - Dec. 1.
Anyone who came to the WFCO booth during the event and answered a few questions about future industry needs were entered into the GoPro drawing. O’Quin’s winning entry was pulled by Jayeann Hart, Finance Manager for Sebrite Financial in Allison Park, Pennsylvania.
“This has proven to be a successful promotion for us at trade shows in the past, so it was a lot of fun to continue it along during the RVIA Trade Show,” WFCO Vice President of Sales and Marketing Tom Ryan says. “Not only does it give us a chance to interact with industry professionals, but it also provides us with valuable insight we can use to bring even more electrical innovations to the marketplace.”
During the RVIA National RV Trade Show, WFCO also used their booth to feature several of their products, including power centers, converters and water pumps. The company also previewed its newest product, the industry’s first two-stage lithium-ion converter for RVs, which will be available in early 2017.